Review: could Promethazine cause Muscle twitching?
Summary: Muscle twitching is found among people who take Promethazine, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cogentin, and have Nausea.
We study 612 people who have side effects while taking Promethazine from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Muscle twitching. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle twitching and more.
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Promethazine has active ingredients of promethazine hydrochloride. It is often used in nausea. (latest outcomes from 1,218 Promethazine users)
Muscle Twitching has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 11,065 Muscle Twitching patients)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 612 people reported to have side effects when taking Promethazine. Among them, 11 people (1.80%) have Muscle Twitching.
Time on Promethazine when people have Muscle twitching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle twitching||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Promethazine * :
|Muscle twitching||90.91%||9.09% |
Age of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Promethazine * :
|Muscle twitching||0.00%||0.00%||27.27%||9.09%||27.27%||9.09%||27.27%||0.00% |
Severity of Muscle twitching when taking Promethazine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle twitching||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Muscle twitching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle twitching||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Nausea (2 people, 18.18%)
- Pain (2 people, 18.18%)
- Fibromyalgia (1 people, 9.09%)
- Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease (1 people, 9.09%)
- Irritable bowel syndrome (1 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cogentin (3 people, 27.27%)
- Ambien (3 people, 27.27%)
- Oxycontin (2 people, 18.18%)
- Prednisone (2 people, 18.18%)
- Prozac (2 people, 18.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Phenergan for a 44-year old woman with Nausea. The patient has Muscle Twitching
- A study of drug interactions between Phenergan, Zofran, Dilaudid, Zomig, Zanaflex, Metoprolol Tartrate, Topamax, Buspirone Hydrochloride, Fentanyl, Armour Thyroid for a 51-year old woman with Nausea And Vomiting, Pain Management, Complicated Migraine, Muscle Spasms, Hypertension, Migraine Prophylaxis, Stress And Anxiety, Hashimoto's Disease. The patient has Hair Loss, Anemia - B12 Deficiency, Anemia - Hemolytic, Rash Macular, Weight Decreased, Abdominal Distension, Fecal Incontinence, Bile Duct Pressure Increased, Muscle Aches, Muscle Twitching, Numbness And Tingling, Abdominal Pain Aggravated, Tachycardia Irregular, Fatigue, Nausea And Vomiting, Abdominal Neoplasm, Bone And Joint Pain, Pain Exacerbated, Migraine
- A study of side effects of Promethazine Plain for a 31-year old woman with Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Crohn's Disease. The patient has Muscle Twitching, Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body), Passed Out (loss of consciousness and postural tone), Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement), Breathing-related Sleep Disorder
- A study of drug interactions between Bactrim Ds, Fluconazole, Promethazine Hydrochloride for a 54-year old woman with Infection, Yeast Infection - Vagina, Nausea. The patient has Itching Scar, Muscle Twitching, Rash
- A study of side effects of Phenergan for a 22-year old woman with Sleep Aid. The patient has Muscle Twitching
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