Review: could Sudafed cause Meniere's disease?
Summary: Meniere's disease is found among people who take Sudafed, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Sudafed 12 hour, and have Respiratory disorder.
We study 3,931 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 has active ingredients of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. It is often used in nasal congestion. (latest outcomes from 5,167 Sudafed users)
Meniere's disease (a disorder of the inner ear that can affect hearing and balance to a varying degree) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 1,434 Meniere's disease patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 3,931 people reported to have side effects when taking Sudafed. Among them, 20 people (0.51%) have Meniere's Disease.
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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