Sudafed and Kidney stones - from FDA reports


Summary

Kidney stones is found among people who take Sudafed, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Aranesp, and have Sinus congestion. This review analyzes which people have Kidney stones with Sudafed. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,365 people who have side effects when taking Sudafed from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 08, 2017

6,365 people reported to have side effects when taking Sudafed.
Among them, 26 people (0.41%) have Kidney Stones


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sudafed cause Kidney stones?

Time on Sudafed when people have Kidney Stones *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 66.67 %

Gender of people who have Kidney Stones when taking Sudafed *:

  • female: 76 %
  • male: 24 %

Age of people who have Kidney Stones when taking Sudafed *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 27.78 %
  • 40-49: 5.56 %
  • 50-59: 61.11 %
  • 60+: 5.56 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sinus Congestion (7 people, 26.92%)
  • Sarcoidosis (5 people, 19.23%)
  • Osteomyelitis (5 people, 19.23%)
  • Menopause (5 people, 19.23%)
  • Anaemia (5 people, 19.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (9 people, 34.62%)
  • Aredia (9 people, 34.62%)
  • Aranesp (9 people, 34.62%)
  • Prednisone (7 people, 26.92%)
  • Tylenol (6 people, 23.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (11 people, 42.31%)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (9 people, 34.62%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (9 people, 34.62%)
  • Back Pain (9 people, 34.62%)
  • Anaemia (9 people, 34.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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