Sudafed and Low blood sugar - from FDA reports


Low blood sugar is found among people who take Sudafed, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old also take medication Altace, and have Blood testosterone decreased. This review analyzes which people have Low blood sugar 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, 03, 2017

6,365 people reported to have side effects when taking Sudafed.
Among them, 10 people (0.16%) 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: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 42.86 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 42.86 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Testosterone Decreased (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Osteoporosis (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Lung Neoplasm Malignant (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Fibromyalgia (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Depression (1 person, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lexapro (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Klonopin (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Coreg (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Catapres (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Altace (3 people, 30.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Nausea (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Gastroenteritis (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Dizziness (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Blood Sodium Decreased (3 people, 30.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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