Review: could Sudafed cause Low Blood Sugar?


Low blood sugar is reported only by a few people who take Sudafed. We study 1,827 people who have side effects while taking Sudafed from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Low blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood sugar and more.

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Sudafed has active ingredients of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. It is often used in sinus congestion. (latest outcomes from Sudafed 7,309 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 30,505 Low blood sugar patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

1,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Sudafed.
Among them, 3 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: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

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

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Abnormal (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Asthma (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Antidepressant Therapy (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Allergy (1 person, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Soma (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Plavix (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Pravachol (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Lasix (1 person, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Cough (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Wound Infection Staphylococcal (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Genital Herpes (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Diverticulum Intestinal (1 person, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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