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Review: could Sudafed cause Low blood sugar (Hypoglycemia)?





Summary: Low blood sugar is found among people who take Sudafed, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old, also take medication Sudafed 12 hour, and have Blood testosterone decreased.

We study 3,922 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 hydrochloride. It is often used in nasal congestion. (latest outcomes from Sudafed 5,158 users)

Low blood sugar

Low blood sugar (low blood sugar cause seizures) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, type 1 diabetes mellitus.(latest reports from Low blood sugar 20,559 patients)

On Dec, 16, 2014: 3,922 people reported to have side effects when taking Sudafed. Among them, 6 people (0.15%) have Low Blood Sugar.

Trend of Low blood sugar in Sudafed reports

Time on Sudafed when people have Low blood sugar * :

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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 ** :

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How people recovered from Low blood sugar ** :

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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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    drank a liter of water and bladder emptied ok in test.
    seem to urinate good after consuming coffee or beer but lately having more whiskey than beer.
    when I drink whiskey I don't urinate much in evening but have to get up 3 or 4 times during the night to urinate.amlodipine,ramipril,atenolol are for blood pressure.
    rosuvastatin for cholesterol,methocarbonal for sore back,pseudoephedrine and ibuprofen are for sinus headaches caused from smoking cigarettes.
    so anybody out there think dexilant might be causing my urinating during the night problem ?
    plus when I do go during the night I don't seem to completely empty my bladder!
    any ideas ?
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    I had been sick for about a week and had been taking Sudafed every 4-6 hours for congestion for the past couple of days. I also take wellbutrin SR daily as an antidepressant. I started taking the suspension formula of Delsym 12 hour release about 24 hours previously (so I had already had two doses) I took my third dose. Within 10-20 minutes of swallowing it I started to feel things were somewhat surreal and then noticed a skin burning sensation particularly on my neck and face. The skin burning sensation intensified spreading throughout my body and caused a panic attack. The skin burning persisted off and on for at least the next 12 hours. I have not taken delsym since and am no longer experiencing the feeling.
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    I have the rhinitis as a result of rebound syndrome from using nasal sprays for years. I use the Flonase to somewhat alleviate the need for the over-the-counter sprays (first two drugs listed). In spite of that, I rarely, if ever, have nosebleeds. I also rarely, if ever, get colds. However, yesterday I decided I definitely was getting a cold and decided to take some 12-hour Sudafed. I took my second dose a couple of hours early and next thing you know my nose was bleeding fairly profusely all night. I tried the recommended method of tilting the head forward and holding the nose shut for 10 minutes but all that did was fill my head with blood and when I let go all kinds of blood and clotted blood came out of my nose and mouth making a huge mess. What worked for me after hours of trying was tilting the head slightly back, putting up with the blood trickling down my throat and trying not to breathe or irritate the bleeding nostril. Periodically I'd have to cough up or blow out some clotting because it became too much to handle but eventually this method worked for me. I've decided to refrain from taking anymore Sudafed or nasal sprays for the time being at least until I'm sure the nosebleed is completely gone.
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