Review: could Sudafed 12 Hour cause Sinus Infection?


Summary

Sinus infection is found among people who take Sudafed 12 Hour, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Osteoporosis . We study 3,241 people who have side effects while taking Sudafed 12 hour from FDA and social media. Among them, 170 have Sinus infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Sinus infection and more.

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Sudafed 12 Hour

Sudafed 12 hour has active ingredients of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. It is often used in sinus congestion. (latest outcomes from Sudafed 12 hour 4,017 users)

Sinus Infection

Sinus infection has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, weakness, diarrhea, joint pain (latest reports from 61,698 Sinus infection patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

3,241 people reported to have side effects when taking Sudafed 12 Hour.
Among them, 170 people (5.25%) have Sinus Infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sudafed 12 hour cause Sinus infection?

Time on Sudafed 12 Hour when people have Sinus Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 80 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sinus Infection when taking Sudafed 12 Hour *:

  • female: 82.35 %
  • male: 17.65 %

Age of people who have Sinus Infection when taking Sudafed 12 Hour *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.52 %
  • 20-29: 13.21 %
  • 30-39: 8.81 %
  • 40-49: 30.82 %
  • 50-59: 37.74 %
  • 60+: 6.92 %

Severity if Sinus Infection when taking Sudafed 12 Hour **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Sinus Infection **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (29 people, 17.06%)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (24 people, 14.12%)
  • Bone Density Abnormal (17 people, 10.00%)
  • Prophylaxis (16 people, 9.41%)
  • Sinusitis (12 people, 7.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (72 people, 42.35%)
  • Aspirin (64 people, 37.65%)
  • Vicodin (59 people, 34.71%)
  • Prilosec (58 people, 34.12%)
  • Percocet (55 people, 32.35%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (80 people, 47.06%)
  • Tooth Disorder (64 people, 37.65%)
  • Osteoarthritis (56 people, 32.94%)
  • Osteomyelitis (55 people, 32.35%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (55 people, 32.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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