Review: could Promethazine cause Bronchitis?


Bronchitis is found among people who take Promethazine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Zometa, and have Nausea . We study 2,930 people who have side effects while taking Promethazine from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 have Bronchitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Bronchitis and more.

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Promethazine has active ingredients of promethazine hydrochloride. It is often used in nausea. (latest outcomes from Promethazine 3,714 users)


Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes) has been reported by people with tendon rupture, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, breathing difficulty (latest reports from 39,744 Bronchitis patients).

On Aug, 31, 2016

2,930 people reported to have side effects when taking Promethazine.
Among them, 34 people (1.16%) have Bronchitis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Promethazine cause Bronchitis?

Gender of people who have Bronchitis when taking Promethazine *:

  • female: 80.65 %
  • male: 19.35 %

Age of people who have Bronchitis when taking Promethazine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.41 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 18.52 %
  • 60+: 40.74 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Nausea (7 people, 20.59%)
  • Pain (5 people, 14.71%)
  • Crohn's Disease (5 people, 14.71%)
  • Asthma (5 people, 14.71%)
  • Anxiety (4 people, 11.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (12 people, 35.29%)
  • Zofran (11 people, 32.35%)
  • Levaquin (11 people, 32.35%)
  • Percocet (10 people, 29.41%)
  • Aredia (10 people, 29.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (15 people, 44.12%)
  • Pyrexia (14 people, 41.18%)
  • Pneumonia (14 people, 41.18%)
  • Nausea (14 people, 41.18%)
  • Anxiety (14 people, 41.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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