Suphedrine Side Effects


Common Suphedrine Side Effects

The most commonly reported Suphedrine side effects (click to view or check a box to report):

Insomnia (2)
No Therapeutic Response (1)
Vomiting (1)
Nervousness (1)
Dizziness (1)
Chills (1)
Diarrhoea (1)

If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Suphedrine Side Effects Reported to FDA

Suphedrine Side Effect Report#6145955-2
This is a report of a 25-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from United States, suffering from the following health symptoms/conditions: influenza, who was treated with Suphedrine P E Sinus + Allergy 14mg Equate (dosage: 1 Tablet 4 Hrs. Mouth, start time:
Feb 20, 2009), combined with:
  • Suphedrine P E Sinus + Allergy 14mg Equate (1 Tablet 4 Hrs. Mouth)
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s): Insomnia after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Suphedrine P E Sinus + Allergy 14mg Equate treatment in male patients, resulting in Insomnia side effect. The patient was hospitalized.
Suphedrine Side Effect Report#5625526-4
Chills, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, No Therapeutic Response, Vomiting
This report suggests a potential Suphedrine Pe Sinus Headache Equate Chills side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 43-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from United States was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: headache,sinus congestion and used Suphedrine Pe Sinus Headache Equate (dosage: Two Caplets Every Four Hours Po) starting
Mar 12, 2007. After starting Suphedrine Pe Sinus Headache Equate the patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Chills, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, No Therapeutic Response, VomitingAdditional drugs used concurrently:
  • Suphedrine Pe Sinus Headache Equate (Two Caplets Every Four Hours Po)
Although Suphedrine Pe Sinus Headache Equate demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Chills, may still occur.
Suphedrine Side Effect Report#5444260-7
Insomnia, Nervousness
This Insomnia problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from United States. A 70-year-old male patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: nasal congestion. On
Jul 01, 2007 this consumer started treatment with Suphedrine 30mg Equate (dosage: 30mg Every 4-6 Hrs. Po). The following drugs were being taken at the same time: NA. When using Suphedrine 30mg Equate, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects: Insomnia, NervousnessAlthough all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Insomnia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

The appearance of Suphedrine on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

What are common Suphedrine Side Effects for Women?

Women Side EffectsReports
Chills 1
Diarrhoea 1
Dizziness 1
No Therapeutic Response 1
Vomiting 1

What are common Suphedrine Side Effects for Men?

Men Side EffectsReports
Insomnia 2
Nervousness 1

Track Your Side Effects

Note Your Observations

It is really important to keep track of your health symptoms, right from the time you start a new medicine. You can do it any way you prefer: in a notebook, in a computer file or using our online tool. You should also note down any other medicines you are taking at the same time, because there could be an interaction between these medicines.

Why Your Notes are Important

Your notes could be helpful in several ways:

  • You can use them to remind you of details that may alert your health care professional(s) to a problem
  • You will have a record to refer to in the future, in case you are ever prescribed the same medicine again

  • Log Form

    You can use the following log form to write down important information, like the date and time you experienced a side effect and your symptoms, how strong the symptoms were, and any other medicines you were using.

    Medicine Name and Dosage:
    Side Effects Scale Date & Time Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)
    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad

    Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

    You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    Suphedrine reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
    FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.

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    Suphedrine Safety Alerts, Active Ingredients, Usage Information

    Proprietary NameGood Sense Suphedrine 12 Hour
    NamePseudoephedrine Hydrochloride
    On market since19991029
    LabelerL Perrigo Company
    Pharma Class

    More About Suphedrine

    Side Effects reported to FDA: 3

    Suphedrine safety alerts: No

    Reported hospitalizations: 1

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