Review: could Sudafed cause Meniere's disease?
We study 3,915 people who have side effects while taking Sudafed from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Meniere's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Meniere's disease and more.
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Sudafed (latest outcomes from 5,150 users) has active ingredients of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. It is often used in sinus congestion.
Meniere's disease (a disorder of the inner ear that can affect hearing and balance to a varying degree) (latest reports from 5,778 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Aug, 18, 2014: 3,915 people reported to have side effects when taking Sudafed. Among them, 20 people (0.51%) have Meniere's Disease. They amount to 0.35% of all the 5,760 people who have Meniere's Disease on eHealthMe.
Time on Sudafed when people have Meniere's disease * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Meniere's disease||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Meniere's disease when taking Sudafed * :
|Meniere's disease||9.52%||90.48% |
Age of people who have Meniere's disease when taking Sudafed * :
|Meniere's disease||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Meniere's disease when taking Sudafed ** :
How people recovered from Meniere's disease ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Respiratory disorder (17 people, 85.00%)
- Malaria prophylaxis (17 people, 85.00%)
- Insomnia (2 people, 10.00%)
- Hypersensitivity (2 people, 10.00%)
- Meniere's disease (2 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Sudafed 12 hour (19 people, 95.00%)
- Lariam (17 people, 85.00%)
- Topiramate (2 people, 10.00%)
- Valproate sodium (2 people, 10.00%)
- Trazodone hcl (2 people, 10.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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