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Review: could Sudafed cause Low blood sugar?

Summary: Low blood sugar could be caused by Sudafed, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old, also take Sudafed 12 hour, and have Blood testosterone decreased.

We study 3,905 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 (latest outcomes from 5,138 users) has active ingredients of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. It is often used in sinus congestion.

Low blood sugar

Low blood sugar (low blood sugar cause seizures) (latest reports from 155,734 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, type 1 diabetes mellitus.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 3,846 people reported to have side effects when taking Sudafed. Among them, 6 people (0.16%) have Low Blood Sugar. They amount to 0.00% of all the 156,908 people who have Low Blood Sugar on eHealthMe.

Trend of Low blood sugar in Sudafed reports

Time on Sudafed when people have Low blood sugar * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Sudafed * :

FemaleMale
Low blood sugar16.67%83.33%

Age of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Sudafed * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Low blood sugar0.00%0.00%60.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%40.00%0.00%

Severity of Low blood sugar when taking Sudafed ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Low blood sugar ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood testosterone decreased (2 people, 33.33%)
  2. Hypertonic bladder (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Sudafed 12 hour (6 people, 100.00%)
  2. Dexchlorpheniramine maleate (3 people, 50.00%)
  3. Humalog (3 people, 50.00%)
  4. Catapres (3 people, 50.00%)
  5. Levothyroxine sodium (2 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Sudafed (pseudoephedrine hydrochloride) is often used for sinus congestion. Find out below the conditions Sudafed is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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  • I use to use birth control patch For a couple years.
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