Review: could Sudafed cause Low Blood Sugar?


Summary

Low blood sugar is found among people who take Sudafed, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old also take medication Catapres, and have Blood testosterone decreased . We study 4,012 people who have side effects while taking Sudafed from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Low blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood sugar and more.

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Sudafed

Sudafed has active ingredients of pseudoephedrine. It is often used in sinus congestion. (latest outcomes from Sudafed 5,184 users)

Low Blood Sugar

Low blood sugar has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, erythema multiforme, blood glucose increased, weakness, blood glucose decreased (latest reports from 20,284 Low blood sugar patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

4,012 people reported to have side effects when taking Sudafed.
Among them, 6 people (0.15%) have Low Blood Sugar


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sudafed cause Low blood sugar?

Gender of people who have Low Blood Sugar when taking Sudafed *:

  • female: 16.67 %
  • male: 83.33 %

Age of people who have Low Blood Sugar when taking Sudafed *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Testosterone Decreased (2 people)
  • Hypertonic Bladder (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humalog (3 people)
  • Dexchlorpheniramine Maleate (3 people)
  • Catapres (3 people)
  • Klonopin (2 people)
  • Geodon (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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