Review: could Dayquil cause High Blood Pressure?


High blood pressure is found among people who take Dayquil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Contac, and have Nasopharyngitis . We study 167 people who have side effects while taking Dayquil from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Dayquil has active ingredients of acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; pseudoephedrine. It is often used in common cold. (latest outcomes from Dayquil 928 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 492,268 High blood pressure patients).

On Oct, 20, 2016

167 people reported to have side effects when taking Dayquil.
Among them, 8 people (4.79%) have High Blood Pressure

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dayquil cause High blood pressure?

Time on Dayquil when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Dayquil *:

  • female: 62.5 %
  • male: 37.5 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Dayquil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 20 %
  • 30-39: 20 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 40 %
  • 60+: 20 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Nasopharyngitis (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Pain (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Weight Decreased (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Multiple Allergies (1 person, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Dimetapp (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Contac (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Robtussin Cf (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Probiotic Supplement (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Pirfenidone (1 person, 12.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Cerebrovascular Accident (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Dysarthria (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Anxiety (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Vision Blurred (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (1 person, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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