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Codeine Headache Side Effects

Codeine Headache Side Effect Reports


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

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Headache, 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.



Vomiting, Chest Pain, Dizziness, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease, Headache, Photophobia, Migraine, Nausea

This Headache side effect was reported by a health professional from GB. A 54-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: pain. The patient was prescribed Codeine (dosage: NA), which was started on Jun 19, 2013. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Paracetamol (500 Mg, Qid)
  • Tramadol
  • Clindamycin (300 Mg, Qid)
  • Flucloxacillin
When starting to take Codeine the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Vomiting
  • Chest Pain
  • Dizziness
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Headache
  • Photophobia
  • Migraine
  • Nausea
These side effects may potentially be related to Codeine.
Headache

This Headache Codeine Sulfate side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Apr 11, 2013. A Female , 82 years of age, was treated with Codeine Sulfate. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Headache
. Codeine Sulfate dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Headache

This is a Codeine Sulfate side effect report of a female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Codeine Sulfate (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Headache side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Headache
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Codeine Sulfate treatment in female patients suffering from NA, resulting in Headache.

Nausea, Hyperhidrosis, Chills, Bronchial Oedema, Oedema Peripheral, Skin Disorder, Eyelid Oedema, Pruritus, Headache

A female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Codeine treatment (dosage: Unk) on Nov 01, 2011. Soon after starting Codeine treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Nausea
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Chills
  • Bronchial Oedema
  • Oedema Peripheral
  • Skin Disorder
  • Eyelid Oedema
  • Pruritus
  • Headache
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Concerta (54 Mg, Five Days A Week)
  • Depo-provera (Unk)
  • Ibuprofen (advil) (Unk, As Needed)
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Codeine side effects, such as Headache.
Anger, Headache, Mental Disorder, Bronchitis, Depression, Pyrexia, Hyperhidrosis, Product Substitution Issue

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Codeine Sulfate on Feb 13, 2012. Patient felt the following Codeine side effects: anger, headache, mental disorder, bronchitis, depression, pyrexia, hyperhidrosis, product substitution issue Additional patient health information: Female , 62 years of age, weighting 134.5 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Codeine Sulfate dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Venlafaxine
  • Effexor Xr
  • Alprazolam
The patient was hospitalized.
Headache, Confusional State, Dizziness, Nausea, Eye Pain, Vomiting, Blood Calcium Increased, Diplopia

This report suggests a potential Codeine Phosphate And Acetaminophen Headache side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A female patient from NETHERLANDS (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): pain,osteoporosis and used Codeine Phosphate And Acetaminophen (dosage: Unk, Prn) starting Jan 01, 2002. Soon after starting Codeine Phosphate And Acetaminophen the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Headache
  • Confusional State
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Eye Pain
  • Vomiting
  • Blood Calcium Increased
  • Diplopia
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Alendronic Acid (70 Mg, Qd)
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Qd)
  • Pantoprazole (20 Mg, Qd)
  • Ursodiol (300 Mg, Bid)
  • Cad (1 Df, Qd)
  • Oxycodone Hcl (Unk, Prn)
The patient was hospitalized. Although Codeine Phosphate And Acetaminophen demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Headache, may still occur.
Vomiting, Dizziness, Headache, Blood Calcium Increased, Nausea, Diplopia, Confusional State, Eye Pain

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Aug 04, 2011 by a Female taking Codeine Phosphate And Acetaminophen (dosage: Unk, Prn) was diagnosed with and. Location: NETHERLANDS , weighting 132.3 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Codeine side effects: vomiting, dizziness, headache, blood calcium increased, nausea, diplopia, confusional state, eye pain. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Cad (1 Df, Qd)
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Qd)
  • Oxycodone Hcl (Unk, Prn)
  • Pantoprazole (20 Mg, Qd)
  • Ursodiol (300 Mg, Bid)
  • Alendronic Acid (70 Mg, Qd)
The patient was hospitalized.
Headache, Vomiting

This Headache problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 70-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Codeine Sul Tab (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Codeine Sul Tab, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Headache, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Headache, Cerebral Vasoconstriction, Balint's Syndrome, Condition Aggravated

This is a Codeine Sulfate side effect report of a 51-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED KINGDOM. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: musculoskeletal pain,migraine and was treated with Codeine Sulfate (dosage: NA) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Pizotifen (pizotifen)
  • Acetaminophen
  • Sumatriptan (sumatriptan)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Cerebral Vasoconstriction
  • Balint's Syndrome
  • Condition Aggravated
This opens a possibility that Codeine Sulfate could cause Headache and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Vomiting, Headache, Rash

This Headache side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on May 16, 2011. A patient from UNITED STATES , 74 years of age, was treated with Codeine Sul Tab. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Codeine side effects: vomiting, headache, rash. Codeine Sul Tab dosage: NA. These side effects may potentially be related to Codeine Sul Tab.
Hypotension, Headache, Hypoglycaemia, Dizziness

This Headache side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED KINGDOM. A 38-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Codeine Phosphate (dosage: NA), which was started on Aug 01, 2010. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Sildenafil
  • Acetaminophen
  • Novorapid
  • Insulin Detemir
  • Ibuprofen
  • Lyrica (200 Mg, 3x/day)
When starting to take Codeine Phosphate the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Hypotension
  • Headache
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Dizziness
These side effects may potentially be related to Codeine Phosphate.
Dry Mouth, Constipation, Headache

This Headache Codeine side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Feb 09, 2011. A Female , weighting 185.0 lb, was treated with Codeine. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Dry Mouth
  • Constipation
  • Headache
. Codeine dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Xanax
  • Ambien
  • Pristiq (50.0 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Soma
Headache, Nasal Dryness, Nasal Inflammation, Fatigue, Agitation, Swelling Face, Discomfort, Muscle Fatigue, Sensory Disturbance

This is a Codeine #4 side effect report of a 34-year-old patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: pain, who was treated with Codeine #4 (dosage:1-2 Tablets Every 6 Hours As Needed, start time: May 03, 2010), combined with:
  • Androgel (1 Packet Of 5 Grams Applied To Abdomen)
  • Humira
  • Fioracet
, and developed a serious reaction and a Headache side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Headache
  • Nasal Dryness
  • Nasal Inflammation
  • Fatigue
  • Agitation
  • Swelling Face
  • Discomfort
  • Muscle Fatigue
  • Sensory Disturbance
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Codeine #4 treatment in patients suffering from pain, resulting in Headache.
Depression, Fatigue, Headache, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Retinal Detachment

A 93-year-old patient (weight: NA) from FRANCE with the following symptoms: NA started Codeine treatment (dosage: Unk) on Jan 01, 2004. Soon after starting Codeine treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Retinal Detachment
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Sirop D'orange Amere (Unk)
  • Eau Distillee De Laurier Cerise (Unk)
  • Teinture De Belladone (Unk)
  • Aconite Tincture (Unk)
  • Plavix
  • Sulfogaiacol (Unk)
  • Teinture De Lierre Grimpant (Unk)
  • Teinture De Jusquiame (Unk)
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Codeine side effects, such as Headache.
Headache, Incorrect Dose Administered

A patient from was prescribed and started Codeine (codeine) on Aug 03, 2006. After Codeine was administered, patient encountered several Codeine side effects: headache, incorrect dose administered Additional patient health information: male , 37 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Codeine (codeine) dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Headache

This report suggests a potential Codeine 30mg/apap 300mg Tab Headache side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 67-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Codeine 30mg/apap 300mg Tab (dosage: NA) starting NS. Soon after starting Codeine 30mg/apap 300mg Tab the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Headache
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Codeine 30mg/apap 300mg Tab demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Headache, may still occur.

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Codeine Headache Causes and Reviews


Almost everyone has had a Headache. Headache is the most common form of pain. It's a major reason people miss days at work or school or visit the doctor.

The most common type of Headache is a tension Headache. Tension Headaches are due to tight muscles in your shoulders, neck, scalp and jaw. They are often related to stress, depression or anxiety. You are more likely to get tension Headaches if you work too much, don't get enough sleep, miss meals, or use alcohol.

Other common types of Headaches include migraines, cluster Headaches, and sinus Headaches. Most people can feel much better by making lifestyle changes, learning ways to relax and taking pain relievers.

Not all Headaches require a doctor's attention. But sometimes Headaches warn of a more serious disorder. Let your health care provider know if you have sudden, severe Headaches. Get medical help right away if you have a Headache after a blow to your head, or if you have a Headache along with a stiff neck, fever, confusion, loss of consciousness, or pain in the eye or ear.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


Codeine Headache 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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