Sudafed and Kidney stones - from FDA reports
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 . We study 5,774 people who have side effects while taking Sudafed from FDA. Among them, 26 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones and more.
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Sudafed has active ingredients of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. It is often used in sinus congestion. (latest outcomes from Sudafed 7,323 users)
Kidney stones has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease (latest reports from 23,016 Kidney stones patients).
On Feb, 26, 2017
5,774 people reported to have side effects when taking Sudafed.
Among them, 26 people (0.45%) have Kidney Stones
Number of reports submitted per year:
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.
** Reports from social media are used.
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