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Review: could Sudafed 12 hour cause Sleepiness (Drowsiness)?

Summary: Sleepiness 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 Aspirin, and have Bone density abnormal.

We study 3,062 people who have side effects while taking Sudafed 12 hour from FDA and social media. Among them, 67 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness and more.

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Sudafed 12 hour

Sudafed 12 hour has active ingredients of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. It is often used in nasal congestion. (latest outcomes from 3,856 Sudafed 12 hour users)

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,852 Sleepiness patients)

On Jan, 19, 2015: 3,062 people reported to have side effects when taking Sudafed 12 hour. Among them, 67 people (2.19%) have Sleepiness.

Trend of Sleepiness in Sudafed 12 hour reports

Time on Sudafed 12 hour when people have Sleepiness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleepiness75.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Sudafed 12 hour * :

FemaleMale
Sleepiness75.36%24.64%

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Sudafed 12 hour * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleepiness0.00%3.33%3.33%6.67%8.33%21.67%38.33%18.33%

Severity of Sleepiness when taking Sudafed 12 hour ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleepiness0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Sleepiness ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bone density abnormal (16 people, 23.88%)
  2. Osteoporosis (6 people, 8.96%)
  3. Nasopharyngitis (5 people, 7.46%)
  4. Depression (4 people, 5.97%)
  5. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (3 people, 4.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (26 people, 38.81%)
  2. Allegra (26 people, 38.81%)
  3. Celebrex (24 people, 35.82%)
  4. Nasonex (21 people, 31.34%)
  5. Xanax (21 people, 31.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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