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Codeine Convulsion Side Effects

Codeine Convulsion Side Effect Reports


The following Codeine Convulsion side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Convulsion, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Codeine or it might take time to develop.



Convulsion, Loss Of Consciousness, Overdose, Myocardial Infarction

This Convulsion side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 30-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Codeine (dosage: NA), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Codeine the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Convulsion
  • Loss Of Consciousness
  • Overdose
  • Myocardial Infarction
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Codeine.
Dyskinesia, Convulsion, Syncope, Muscle Rigidity

This Convulsion Codeine Sulfate side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED KINGDOM on Jun 21, 2012. A male , 29 years of age, weighting 119.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Codeine Sulfate. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Dyskinesia
  • Convulsion
  • Syncope
  • Muscle Rigidity
. Codeine Sulfate dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Olanzapine
  • Tramadol Hcl (50 Mg- 100 Mg, 4 Times A Day)
  • Clopixol
  • Zopiclone
  • Acetaminophen
  • Lorazepam
Syncope, Dyskinesia, Convulsion, Muscle Rigidity

This is a Codeine side effect report of a 29-year-old patient (weight:NA) from UNITED KINGDOM, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: pain,abdominal pain,agitation, who was treated with Codeine (dosage:240 Milligram;, start time: May 31, 2012), combined with:
  • Tramadol Hcl (50-100 Mg, Four Times A Day)
  • Lorazepam (4 Milligram;)
  • Acetaminophen (4 Gram;)
  • Olanzapine (10 Milligram;)
  • Zopiclone (7.5 Milligram; At Night)
  • Clopixol (Stat Dose. Test Dose Prior To Maintenance Depot)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Convulsion side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Syncope
  • Dyskinesia
  • Convulsion
  • Muscle Rigidity
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Codeine treatment in patients suffering from pain,abdominal pain,agitation, resulting in Convulsion.

Convulsion, Depression, Pyrexia, Limb Injury, Sensory Loss, Balance Disorder, Agitation, Dyskinesia, Derealisation

A 31-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED KINGDOM with the following symptoms: NA started Codeine Sulfate treatment (dosage: NA) on Jan 01, 2008. Soon after starting Codeine Sulfate treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Convulsion
  • Depression
  • Pyrexia
  • Limb Injury
  • Sensory Loss
  • Balance Disorder
  • Agitation
  • Dyskinesia
  • Derealisation
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Clonazepam
  • Paroxetine Hcl
  • Quetiapine
  • Tramadol Hcl
  • Mirtazapine
  • Procyclidine Hydrochloride 2mg Tab
  • Amitriptyline Hcl
  • Diazepam
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Codeine Sulfate side effects, such as Convulsion.
Serotonin Syndrome, Respiratory Disorder, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased, Convulsion, Encephalopathy, Agitation, Platelet Count Decreased

A patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Codeine Sulfate on Jul 15, 2011. Patient felt the following Codeine side effects: serotonin syndrome, respiratory disorder, blood creatine phosphokinase increased, convulsion, encephalopathy, agitation, platelet count decreased Additional patient health information: male , 50 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Codeine Sulfate dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Convulsion, Hypotension, Nausea, Syncope, Vomiting

This report suggests a potential Codeine Convulsion side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 56-year-old patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Codeine (dosage: 30 Mg Qid Po) starting Mar 10, 2009. Soon after starting Codeine the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Convulsion
  • Hypotension
  • Nausea
  • Syncope
  • Vomiting
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Codeine demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Convulsion, may still occur.
Cardiac Murmur, Catheter Related Infection, Cerebral Infarction, Convulsion, Dyspnoea, Grand Mal Convulsion, Hypotension, Miosis, Overdose

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Jul 12, 2005 by a Female taking Codeine Sul Tab (dosage: 120 Mg (nr, 4 Times Daily), Po) was diagnosed with and. Location: , 73 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Codeine side effects: cardiac murmur, catheter related infection, cerebral infarction, convulsion, dyspnoea, grand mal convulsion, hypotension, miosis, overdose. Additional medications/treatments:

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Codeine Convulsion Causes and Reviews


Seizures are symptoms of a brain problem. They happen because of sudden, abnormal electrical activity in the brain. When people think of seizures, they often think of Convulsions in which a person's body shakes rapidly and uncontrollably. Not all seizures cause Convulsions. There are many types of seizures and some have mild symptoms. Seizures fall into two main groups. Focal seizures, also called partial seizures, happen in just one part of the brain. Generalized seizures are a result of abnormal activity on both sides of the brain.

Most seizures last from 30 seconds to 2 minutes and do not cause lasting harm. However, it is a medical emergency if seizures last longer than 5 minutes or if a person has many seizures and does not wake up between them. Seizures can have many causes, including medicines, high fevers, head injuries and certain diseases. People who have recurring seizures due to a brain disorder have epilepsy.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


Codeine Convulsion Reviews

Wed, 06 Mar 2013

I have gained nearly 1 stone in 1 week after being on dihydroCodeine for 1 week. My diet has been less than normal due to constipation from the medication. My normal weekly exercise routine was 1 hour 5/6 days a week which at the moment I am unable to do.
Will it be the case that when I stop taking the tablets, I will loose this weight gain?

Appreciate your feed back

Fri, 25 Oct 2013

I've been on DihydraCodeine for years and I have just had some tests done 'an MOT sort of thing' because I was getting a shortened of breath, pains in my chest like I was having a heart attack, and some results showed abnormalities in my haemoglobin but I am trying not to think about that until the next six weeks when I get checked again.. I don't know if this is because of the fact of the medication I am on or because of a side affect in the sense of that, I feel low energy levels, so therefore don't do the kinds of fitness I use to do, I totally do nothing at all from someone who has swam for the north of England in youth UK championships, I was a city club champion runner, youth champion, 56 out of over 10'000 people in the Tyneside Triathlon and cycled to the point my lat's had lat's :-) anyhoo I had a motor bike crash in 2001 and things haven't been the same since, my life has just became a prescription junky I cannot live without pain killing medication and have had pain killer addiction 3 times, but being left with the choice of unbearable pain or taking pain medication? I am now worrying about think this haemoglobin abnormality which could be as little as just being anaemic or cancer? sickle cell disease - well lets put it this way, I have spoken to someone but I am in hyper-drive thinking about what it could be!! trying to study is hard worrying about things, as I'm doing my level 5 beauty therapy, DTLLS along with other things and well pain and worry about my health is the last thing I need! I just want to have energy and be able to do more with my life and enjoy it, I am sick of being to tired to do anything worthwhile, my social life is the pits and I basically have no life other than my career, I miss going out clubbing, having a drink and enjoying life which I simply don't do because pain has affected me so much! of course my friends say have a drink it numbs the pain, which with pain killers I guess does, but I don't drink really and don't have a life really! I hold my piss in because I can't even be bothered to have one! that's how shit I feel and how down! I spend hours, days on my own and I think most of the people I meet are just how can I put this? fucked up, I don't really want to mix with them, there are so many people I like and that but I often feel it is one sided in the sense of, making an effort! so I think fuck em all!! I am in pain and make an effort, I have real genuine issues and I make an effort, others just can't even be bothered to make a cup of tea when I go to visit, I have to make it my self, I mean I'd never expect someone ever to make themselves a cup of tea in my house unless I couldn't walk, which of course I have been paralised since 2001 over 30 times for up to six weeks sometimes 8, so therefore I'd expect them too! but not if I am able to walk to my kitchen, just bad manners and anti social fucked up friends who I cannot be bothered to visit because they are lazy! so I end up being on my own! sit and get on with theory. family are no better and yes I am very angry and upset, but I keep it to myself instead of telling the whole fucking lot of them how fucking dysfunctional they all are! they piss me right off! I am a nice person, I have done many things for other people, even put them before my own well being and what do anyone do for me? fk all... well I would rather be on my own than share a minute with anyone, I mean they complain I don't invite them to mine now, guess why ass holes? I'm in pain and I get more joy from an 85 year old neighbour more than I ever do any of you!! Any way I have totally lost the point there but yea pain is shit... but I'd like to know more about the side affects yea !!

Tue, 20 Apr 2010

i took dihydracodine and got great painless hours after a serious motorcycle accident , i wont go into details and bore you ,i am now on methadone for life,
joe

Wed, 27 Oct 2010
i feel quite spaced out i was given it today after an painfull extraction each tablet is 30mg and i have taken two
Tue, 15 Feb 2011
I was given dihydroCodeine after being in hospital with tonsillitis that progressed into glandular fever. After my first dose of DihydroCodeine i felt spaced out and was staring at the ceiling laughing. I am unsure if I was supposed to be prescribed it as I am only 15. But on the other hand DihydroCodeine has helped me in a big way to reduce the swelling of my tonsils and also reduced the pain leaving me able to eat and drink with a little bit more ease.
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