Review: taking Promethazine hydrochloride and Dexamethasone together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Promethazine hydrochloride and Dexamethasone together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Promethazine hydrochloride and Dexamethasone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,096 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Promethazine Hydrochloride

Promethazine hydrochloride has active ingredients of promethazine hydrochloride. It is often used in nausea. (latest outcomes from Promethazine hydrochloride 955 users)

Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in multiple myeloma. (latest outcomes from Dexamethasone 55,689 users)

On Jul, 25, 2016

1,096 people who take Promethazine Hydrochloride, Dexamethasone are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Promethazine hydrochloride and Dexamethasone drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

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

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Promethazine Hydrochloride:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Dexamethasone:
  • female: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Promethazine Hydrochloride:
  • 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 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Dexamethasone:
  • 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 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • anti-erythropoietin antibody positive
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • renal impairment
  • nephrolithiasis
  • perinephric abscess
  • depression
  • vomiting
1 - 6 months:
  • fatigue
  • acute respiratory failure
  • back pain
  • failure to thrive
  • jaundice cholestatic
  • pain
  • sepsis
  • asthenia
  • hypotension
  • pneumonia
6 - 12 months:
  • actinomycosis
  • alopecia
  • asthenia
  • atelectasis
  • back pain
  • blood glucose increased
  • blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
  • bloody discharge
  • bone disorder
  • bone lesion
1 - 2 years:
  • gallbladder disorder
  • nausea
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • hypersensitivity
  • abdominal pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • food intolerance
2 - 5 years:
  • alveolitis allergic
  • cardiac valve disease
  • dry mouth
  • ejection fraction decreased
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • weight increased
  • cardiac failure
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • anaemia
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • bone disorder
  • asthenia
  • vomiting

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • anaemia
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • bone disorder
  • vomiting
  • injury
male:
  • asthenia
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • nausea
  • dehydration
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • fatigue
  • vomiting
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • injury

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • blindness cortical
  • cataract unilateral
  • multi-organ failure
  • nausea
  • respiratory failure (excl neonatal)
  • retinal detachment
  • cellulitis
  • formication
  • impaired healing
  • photophobia
10-19:
  • drug clearance decreased
  • injury
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • pulmonary embolism
  • weight increased
  • blister
  • caustic injury
  • chemical burn of skin
  • depression
20-29:
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • urinary tract infection
  • dyspnoea
  • conjunctivitis viral
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • insomnia
  • pain
  • pyrexia
30-39:
  • nausea
  • hypoaesthesia
  • lymphadenopathy
  • paraesthesia
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • metastases to central nervous system
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
40-49:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • back pain
  • injury
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • depression
  • pyrexia
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • anaemia
  • nausea
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • headache
  • injury
  • diarrhoea
  • dehydration
60+:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • osteoarthritis
  • back pain
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • bone disorder
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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