Review: taking Meclizine and Promethazine together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Meclizine and Promethazine together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Meclizine and Promethazine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 475 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Meclizine

Meclizine has active ingredients of meclizine hydrochloride. It is often used in dizziness. (latest outcomes from Meclizine 6,516 users)

Promethazine

Promethazine has active ingredients of promethazine hydrochloride. It is often used in nausea. (latest outcomes from Promethazine 2,976 users)

On Aug, 24, 2016

475 people who take Meclizine, Promethazine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Meclizine and Promethazine drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Meclizine:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Promethazine:
  • < 1 month: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Meclizine:
  • female: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Promethazine:
  • female: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Meclizine:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Promethazine:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • burning sensation
  • itching
  • sleeping difficulty
  • abdominal pain
  • acute sinusitis
  • alopecia
  • anaemia
  • arthropathy
  • asthma
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
1 - 6 months:
  • abdominal pain
  • acute sinusitis
  • alopecia
  • anaemia
  • arthropathy
  • asthma
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • blood creatine phosphokinase abnormal
  • breast mass
  • bronchitis
6 - 12 months:
  • dizziness
5 - 10 years:
  • aggression aggravated
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • disorientation
  • headache
  • mania
  • menstrual disorder
  • metabolic disorder
  • migraine
  • mood swings
not specified:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • asthenia
  • abdominal pain
  • chest pain
  • vertigo

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • back pain
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • oedema peripheral
male:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • dizziness
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • diarrhoea
  • vertigo
  • depression
  • insomnia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • depression
  • frustration
  • premature baby
  • talipes
  • congenital anomaly
  • decreased appetite
  • left ventricular hypertrophy
  • mitral valve incompetence
  • pulmonary valve incompetence
  • right aortic arch
2-9:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • ankle fracture
  • arthropathy
  • bipolar disorder
  • bipolar i disorder
  • bronchitis chronic
  • cardiac arrest
  • cardiac disorder
  • cardiomegaly
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
10-19:
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • jugular vein thrombosis
  • thrombophlebitis superficial
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • coeliac disease
  • cold sweat
  • constipation
20-29:
  • completed suicide
  • pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • abdominal pain
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • injury
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • headache
30-39:
  • dizziness
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • vertigo
  • depression
  • chest pain
  • disturbance in attention
40-49:
  • pain
  • constipation
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • weight decreased
  • emotional distress
  • hypoaesthesia
  • rash
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
50-59:
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • vomiting
  • cardiogenic shock
  • cholelithiasis
  • hepatic failure
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • pulmonary hypertension
60+:
  • anxiety
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • fall
  • chest pain
  • back pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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