Dimetapp and Epistaxis - from FDA reports


Epistaxis is found among people who take Dimetapp, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Contac 12 Hour, and have Fever. This review analyzes which people have Epistaxis with Dimetapp. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,507 people who have side effects when taking Dimetapp from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 06, 2017

4,507 people reported to have side effects when taking Dimetapp.
Among them, 15 people (0.33%) have Epistaxis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dimetapp cause Epistaxis?

Gender of people who have Epistaxis when taking Dimetapp *:

  • female: 80 %
  • male: 20 %

Age of people who have Epistaxis when taking Dimetapp *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 11.11 %
  • 10-19: 22.22 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 22.22 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 11.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Seasonal Allergy (1 person, 6.67%)
  • Nasopharyngitis (1 person, 6.67%)
  • Fever (1 person, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Contac 12 Hour (5 people, 33.33%)
  • Nitroglycerin (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Isosorbide Dinitrate (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Contac (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Suprax (1 person, 6.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (5 people, 33.33%)
  • Malaise (4 people, 26.67%)
  • Hypoaesthesia (4 people, 26.67%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Injury (2 people, 13.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Epistaxis when taking Dimetapp?


Dimetapp has active ingredients of brompheniramine maleate; phenylpropanolamine hydrochloride. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Dimetapp 4,613 users)


Epistaxis (bleed from the nose) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, stroke, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, primary pulmonary hypertension (latest reports from 43,940 Epistaxis patients).

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