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Review: could Sudafed cause Kidney stones?





Summary: Kidney stones is found among people who take Sudafed, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take medication Sudafed 12 hour, and have Sinus congestion.

We study 3,922 people who have side effects while taking Sudafed from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones and more.

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Sudafed

Sudafed has active ingredients of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. It is often used in nasal congestion. (latest outcomes from Sudafed 5,158 users)

Kidney stones

Kidney stones has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.(latest reports from Kidney stones 14,040 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 3,921 people reported to have side effects when taking Sudafed. Among them, 24 people (0.61%) have Kidney Stones.

Trend of Kidney stones in Sudafed reports

Time on Sudafed when people have Kidney stones * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Kidney stones0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

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

FemaleMale
Kidney stones80.00%20.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Kidney stones0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%27.78%5.56%66.67%0.00%

Severity of Kidney stones when taking Sudafed ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Kidney stones ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Sinus congestion (5 people, 20.83%)
  2. Headache (5 people, 20.83%)
  3. Sarcoidosis (4 people, 16.67%)
  4. Menopause (4 people, 16.67%)
  5. Anaemia (4 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Sudafed 12 hour (20 people, 83.33%)
  2. Aranesp (7 people, 29.17%)
  3. Zometa (7 people, 29.17%)
  4. Aredia (7 people, 29.17%)
  5. Oxycodone hcl (6 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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