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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 611 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

Promethazine has active ingredients of promethazine hydrochloride. It is often used in nausea. (latest outcomes from 1,215 Promethazine users)

Muscle twitching

Muscle Twitching has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 11,026 Muscle Twitching patients)

On Jan, 27, 2015: 611 people reported to have side effects when taking Promethazine. Among them, 11 people (1.80%) have Muscle Twitching.

Trend of Muscle twitching in Promethazine reports

Time on Promethazine when people have Muscle twitching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle twitching33.33%33.33%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Promethazine * :

FemaleMale
Muscle twitching90.91%9.09%

Age of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Promethazine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle twitching0.00%0.00%27.27%9.09%27.27%9.09%27.27%0.00%

Severity of Muscle twitching when taking Promethazine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle twitching0.00%66.67%0.00%33.33%

How people recovered from Muscle twitching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle twitching50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Nausea (2 people, 18.18%)
  2. Pain (2 people, 18.18%)
  3. Fibromyalgia (1 people, 9.09%)
  4. Inflammatory bowel disease - crohn's disease (1 people, 9.09%)
  5. Irritable bowel syndrome (1 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cogentin (3 people, 27.27%)
  2. Ambien (3 people, 27.27%)
  3. Oxycontin (2 people, 18.18%)
  4. Prednisone (2 people, 18.18%)
  5. Prozac (2 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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