Review: could Promethazine cause Muscle twitching?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 22, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 586 people who take Promethazine. Among them, 11 have Muscle twitching. See who they are, when they have Muscle twitching and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Promethazine (latest outcomes from 1,185 users) has active ingredients of promethazine hydrochloride. It is often used in nausea, nausea and vomiting. Commonly reported side effects of Promethazine include nausea, nausea and vomiting, weakness, fatigue, dehydration.
Muscle twitching (latest reports from 59,054 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.
On Feb, 22, 2014: 554 people reported to have side effects when taking Promethazine. Among them, 11 people (1.99%) 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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Have constant pain in knees, feet, toes, hands, arms, neck and back. Cannot sleep because I wake up constantly with shooting pain in neck, feet, knees, including tingles and numbness. Left side is worse; includes some drooling and paralysis at times. History of colitis and recent IPIN neiplasms found in pancreas head, neck and tail with dilated bile ducts as well as dilated pancreatic ducts and swelling of gallbladder. Constant nausea, off/on vomiting, major pain in neck and back, as well as abdomen which has included constant pain in upper right and left rib cage area. Knee pain has increased dramatically, especially while sleeping (??). Migraine history severe; hospitalized many times and is constant. Hx of anemias, malnutrition, malabsorption, fecal incontinence, low mono#, low eosinophil, high Granulocyte and Gran %, low Vit C, Low Vit B6, Low Lymphycites, High Baso%, High Baso#, Low WBC, Low Transferrin, High Cardio CRP, Positive ANA, High GGT, abnormal fecal fat, hypoalbuminemia, low calcium (always), low anion gap, low protein...many labs always abnormal, could go on...always fatigued and in pain.
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