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Review: could Chlorpheniramine maleate cause Death?

Summary: Death could be caused by Chlorpheniramine maleate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Omeprazole, and have Prophylaxis.

We study 2,853 people who have side effects while taking Chlorpheniramine maleate from FDA and social media. Among them, 66 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death and more.

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Chlorpheniramine maleate

Chlorpheniramine maleate (latest outcomes from 3,075 users) has active ingredients of chlorpheniramine maleate. It is often used in allergies.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 2,853 people reported to have side effects when taking Chlorpheniramine maleate. Among them, 66 people (2.31%) have Death. They amount to 0.01% of all the 532,529 people who have Death on eHealthMe.

Trend of Death in Chlorpheniramine maleate reports

Time on Chlorpheniramine maleate when people have Death * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Death80.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Death when taking Chlorpheniramine maleate * :

FemaleMale
Death47.22%52.78%

Age of people who have Death when taking Chlorpheniramine maleate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Death6.25%6.25%7.81%7.81%3.12%6.25%23.44%39.06%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (8 people, 12.12%)
  2. Liver transplant (8 people, 12.12%)
  3. Transplant rejection (8 people, 12.12%)
  4. Cough (6 people, 9.09%)
  5. Muscle spasms (4 people, 6.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (9 people, 13.64%)
  2. Dexamethasone (9 people, 13.64%)
  3. Orthoclone okt3 (8 people, 12.12%)
  4. Methylprednisolone 16mg tab (8 people, 12.12%)
  5. Polaramine (8 people, 12.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I have been struggling with sinusitis for almost 2 years now and they can't stop the dripping my nose from running,down throat to chest, lots of plegm, and have been congested for over a year and half. Since then, have tried me on every sort of antihistimine, Loradine, Zyrtec, Certirizine, and fluticasone spray, which didn't stop running/congestion. Been to ER three times to get on antibiotics since also caused gum disease/gingivitis per Periodontus who states it's underlying medical not dental. Also started taking regular OTC sudafed for congestion, and occasional cough/congestion. Now allergist says my IgG Immoglobins are high and was told that since I have constant bacterial infections. Allergist believes running nose/congestion is from a fungus infection or vasomotor rhinitis and need culture. Am waiting to see ENT. Prior to this last 2 years, my sinus was always controlled and maybe every year to two years, an infection occurred and antibiotics quickly got rid of it, but not this time. I read infections could also cause liver enzymes to rise to and my past blood tests in 2008 shows only had a mild increase in SGPT ALT only. Prior use, I used pain pills, vicodin/codeine/darvocet/, but stay away from then now due to liver enzymes in ALT rising, and only use motrin, sleeping med., cymbalta and occasional fioricet. Had gall bladder infected and removed, and tests show fatty liver and slight kidney lesion, but not enough for them to do anything.

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    help on Apr, 9, 2014:

    F, 48, fibromylagia, chronic sinusitis, repeated infections, which believe long-term pain meds cause elevated liver enzymes, went off most, and now because of constant trying of allergy meds, and can't stop running nose, long term infections of bacteria and possibly fungus, so not sure what is causing elevated enzymes.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • My brother was taking methadone for 6 years. He entered the hospital a for a urinary tract infection. He was given levaquin overnight in an IV. He came home the next day and died 2 hours later. Could his death been caused by an adverse reaction of the 2 drugs?

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    Lori on Apr, 8, 2014:

    Taking Methadone and having Levaquin is not a combination that kills. There are only two things here that can..I doubt it was the Methadone since it sounds like it was __scribed by the Dr. for pain. I have to take it now, as well, and hate it but have not choice. I live in constant pain and most of the time wish I had died, from Levaquin. Levaquin side effects are deadly. The death rate is higher than reported as it causes things like kidney failure, liver, heart, and more and the reports read what fails NOT WHAT MADE THESE ORGANS FAIL. SO more than likely it was the Levaquin. This list is large from all over the world--people dying from Levaquin. When I was Floxed-name from adverse reaction to Cipro, Avelox, and Levaquin, I surely thought I would or was dying. Getting in contact with others having the same issue, I realized I very well could die. Now I wish I did...anyway, I am ON methadone from the pain I was left in...48 years old now, 43 at the time, and never did or had done drugs in my whole life..not even in high school did I try them of ANY KIND. Now -I live on them and barely function. If he had to live the way most of us floxed do, I realize there is no consoling anyone with a loss, but if he could tell you, he would tell you he is happier where he is then the pain he would have been left in on earth. I am sorry for your loss, but please look up the side effects to Levaquin and go on Facebook about it. He was FLoxed and died and another statistic passed right on by and people telling you it was a mix or the Methadone...it was ONLY the LEvaquin.... SO sorry

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • My brother had MRSA and the nursing home was giving him Prednisone for Asthma. I know that Prednisone lowers the bodies amune system and what have allowed the MRSA to flourish. Is this true because when i told the staff of what i have discovered about this one medication they had been giving him for some time already they immediately took him off of it. He died due to the MRSA that was was in his blood and every where... Please advise..
    Thank you,
    PS

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