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Review: could Promethazine cause Serotonin syndrome?

Summary: Serotonin syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Promethazine. We study 616 people who have side effects while taking Promethazine from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Serotonin syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Serotonin syndrome and more.

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Promethazine

Promethazine has active ingredients of promethazine hydrochloride. It is often used in nausea. (latest outcomes from 1,222 Promethazine users)

Serotonin syndrome

Serotonin syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, major depression, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 6,559 Serotonin syndrome patients)

On May, 15, 2015: 616 people reported to have side effects when taking Promethazine. Among them, 4 people (0.65%) have Serotonin Syndrome.

Trend of Serotonin syndrome in Promethazine reports

Time on Promethazine when people have Serotonin syndrome * :

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Gender of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Promethazine * :

FemaleMale
Serotonin syndrome100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Promethazine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Serotonin syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Serotonin syndrome when taking Promethazine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Serotonin syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Fibromyalgia (4 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tramadol hydrochloride (4 people, 100.00%)
  2. Zestril (4 people, 100.00%)
  3. Savella (4 people, 100.00%)
  4. Lasix (4 people, 100.00%)
  5. Aspirin (3 people, 75.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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