Sudafed and Low blood sugar - from FDA reports


Summary

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 . We study 5,774 people who have side effects while taking Sudafed from FDA. Among them, 9 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 hydrochloride. It is often used in sinus congestion. (latest outcomes from Sudafed 7,321 users)

Low Blood Sugar

Low blood sugar has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, type 1 diabetes (latest reports from 30,529 Low blood sugar patients).

On Jan, 24, 2017

5,774 people reported to have side effects when taking Sudafed.
Among them, 9 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: 44.44 %
  • male: 55.56 %

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, 22.22%)
  • Lung Neoplasm Malignant (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Leg Pain (1 person, 11.11%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Asthma (1 person, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lexapro (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Humalog (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Dexchlorpheniramine Maleate (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Coreg (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Altace (3 people, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Gastroenteritis (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Dizziness (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Blood Glucose Increased (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Blood Bicarbonate Decreased (3 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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