Review: could Promethazine cause Serotonin syndrome?
This is a review of Serotonin syndrome by studying 586 people who take Promethazine. We analyze: the time on Promethazine when people have Serotonin syndrome, gender and age of these people, the severity of Serotonin syndrome, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Promethazine. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Promethazine (latest outcomes from 1,198 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.
Serotonin syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time) (latest reports from 33,583 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, major depression, bipolar disorder.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 554 people reported to have side effects when taking Promethazine. Among them, 4 people (0.72%) have Serotonin Syndrome.
Time on Promethazine when people have Serotonin syndrome * :
Gender of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Promethazine * :
|Serotonin syndrome||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Promethazine * :
|Serotonin syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Serotonin syndrome when taking Promethazine ** :
How people recovered from Serotonin syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Fibromyalgia (4 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tramadol hydrochloride (4 people, 100.00%)
- Savella (4 people, 100.00%)
- Lasix (4 people, 100.00%)
- Zestril (4 people, 100.00%)
- Aspirin (3 people, 75.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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