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Review: could Sudafed cause Meniere's disease?

Summary: Meniere's disease could be caused by Sudafed, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Sudafed 12 hour, and have Respiratory disorder.

We study 3,905 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

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

Meniere's disease

Meniere's disease (a disorder of the inner ear that can affect hearing and balance to a varying degree) (latest reports from 5,710 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 3,853 people reported to have side effects when taking Sudafed. Among them, 20 people (0.52%) have Meniere's Disease. They amount to 0.35% of all the 5,666 people who have Meniere's Disease on eHealthMe.

Trend of Meniere's disease in Sudafed reports

Time on Sudafed when people have Meniere's disease * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Meniere's disease0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Meniere's disease when taking Sudafed * :

FemaleMale
Meniere's disease9.52%90.48%

Age of people who have Meniere's disease when taking Sudafed * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Meniere's disease0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Meniere's disease when taking Sudafed ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Meniere's disease ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Respiratory disorder (17 people, 85.00%)
  2. Malaria prophylaxis (17 people, 85.00%)
  3. Insomnia (2 people, 10.00%)
  4. Hypersensitivity (2 people, 10.00%)
  5. Meniere's disease (2 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Sudafed 12 hour (19 people, 95.00%)
  2. Lariam (17 people, 85.00%)
  3. Topiramate (2 people, 10.00%)
  4. Valproate sodium (2 people, 10.00%)
  5. Trazodone hcl (2 people, 10.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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