Review: could Doxylamine Succinate cause Death?


Death is found among people who take Doxylamine Succinate, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, and have Insomnia . We study 407 people who have side effects while taking Doxylamine succinate from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death and more.

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Doxylamine Succinate

Doxylamine succinate has active ingredients of doxylamine succinate. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Doxylamine succinate 762 users)


Death has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, itching, drowsiness, insomnia, malaise (latest reports from 219,151 Death patients).

On Aug, 17, 2016

407 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxylamine Succinate.
Among them, 8 people (1.97%) have Death

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Doxylamine succinate cause Death?

Time on Doxylamine Succinate when people have Death *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 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 Death when taking Doxylamine Succinate *:

  • female: 42.86 %
  • male: 57.14 %

Age of people who have Death when taking Doxylamine Succinate *:

  • 0-1: 14.29 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 14.29 %
  • 30-39: 28.57 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Insomnia (2 people)
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (1 person)
  • Back Pain (1 person)
  • Asthma (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zolpidem (2 people)
  • Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide (2 people)
  • Morphine Sulfate (1 person)
  • Duloxetime Hydrochloride (1 person)
  • Antihypertensives (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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