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Review: could Nyquil cause Gout?

Summary: Gout is reported only by a few people who take Nyquil.

We study 752 people who have side effects while taking Nyquil from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Gout. Find out below who they are, when they have Gout and more.

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Nyquil

Nyquil has active ingredients of acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; doxylamine; pseudoephedrine. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from 1,141 Nyquil users)

Gout

Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain, diabetes. (latest reports from 13,649 Gout patients)

On Dec, 29, 2014: 750 people reported to have side effects when taking Nyquil. Among them, 2 people (0.27%) have Gout.

Trend of Gout in Nyquil reports

Time on Nyquil when people have Gout * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gout50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Gout when taking Nyquil * :

FemaleMale
Gout0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have Gout when taking Nyquil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gout0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

Severity of Gout when taking Nyquil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Gout50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Gout ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Gout0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation/flutter (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Lower cholesterol (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Hypertension (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Acid reflux (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Cold symptoms (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Asa (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Niaspan (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Lisinopril (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Flecainide acetate (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Sertraline (1 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I recently suffered a gout attack for the first time in my life. I am 55, female and have no history of this condition in my family.



    About a year ago my husband and I moved and my new doctor put me on this medication for pre-hypertension.



    I have read mounting evidence that one major side effect of Diovan is elevated uric acid in the blood, which in turn can cause gout.



    It was so incredibly painful that I never want to suffer a recurrence, but I don't want to take allopurinol as a preventive measure, as I have had two friends develop movement disorders (Parkinsons and dystonia) after taking it.



    I would much rather find another effective blood pressure medication that doesn't cause gout. Anyone successfully switched medication?
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    I have been on xarelto for 2 months after having a pulmonary embolism. But i have had an attack of gout since that doesn't seem to be going anywhere. I discovered that both voltaren and celebrex which I have taken for gout in the past are not to be taken while on xarelto. So i desperately need to find something to relieve the pain that wont cause a problem with the xarelto. Help!!!

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (12 hours ago):

  • Took nyquil one night and woke up with my left hand all swollen. Have been on predlsone for four weeks for an upper respiratory infection. Could this be from the prednisone or the nyquil?

    Reply

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • Arrhythmias after taking Nyquil.
    150-200 beats per minute.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Momfirst on Oct, 24, 2014:

    Please do not belittle this woman's pain or discomfort. It's been 2 years since your comment, and perhaps she is better. Let's hope so. My daughter's dermatologist prescribed accutane, like so many had before. I kept holding off because her acne started at 12 and I had heard about the side effects. Nothing worked for several years. We finally bit the bullet, her acne was on her back and chest and she couldn't wear a bathing suite or strapless dresses, even v neck t shirts were out. After little under a week on this horrible drug, she started feeling knee pain and swelling. Fluid pockets formed around her left knee. We went to the doctor and got a big defensive reaction from her. "No one here has ever had that happen" she says. "'My whole office has never had a patient that has had that reaction" . She then proceeds to stick a syringe into my daughters knee, with no anesthesia, she gets close to passing out on the table, and draws out fluid from the two biggest fluid pockets. She suggests it may be an infection. Of course it goes to the lab, and comes back negative. Clear, no bacteria. We go to orthopedist. X-rays, MRI, guess what? No damage, no degradation, bones perfect, no tissue damage. We knew this because my daughter had no accident or trauma. It was just the Accutane. No one believed us. Then the orthopedist reads the MRI, he says there is inflammation putting pressure on the joint. And excess fluid. It will come down gradually he hoped. "Maybe it's gout?" He wants to test next for crystals in the fluid. My daughter never had gout. She's 17. She weighs 90 pounds. She is otherwise healthy. Nowhere have I read that a gout flare up can last 2 months! I know it can affect anyone, but she is not in the largest predictor group for it, or anywhere near. No one in the family has or had it. I have read too many of these stories, and don't like it when people put down others and tell them to be happy they don't have cancer. That's just not responsible. My daughter has missed school. She can't walk. She is missing her sport season that was going to be a possible scholarship to college. She can't enjoy daily activities. If she has Gout now, it came from the accutane, or it is again, an incorrect diagnosis. No one wants to put the blame on accutane. These doctors make a fortune on these pharmaceuticals. If more people wrote, and got together on this issue, I feel it would be a great thing for others. Maybe we could stop this drug being prescribed and yes, doing great harm to their lives.

    Reply

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