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Codeine Hypokalaemia Side Effects

Codeine Hypokalaemia Side Effect Reports


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

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



Troponin Increased, Diarrhoea, Tachycardia, Thrombocytopenia, Renal Failure, Hypokalaemia, Febrile Neutropenia, Sepsis, Vomiting

This Hypokalaemia side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from GERMANY. A 60-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: pain,head and neck cancer. The patient was prescribed Codeine Phosphate And Acetaminophen (dosage: NA), which was started on Dec 13, 2010. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Cetuximab (Also 1 In 2 Hr)
  • Cisplatin
  • Domperidone
  • Fluorouracil
When starting to take Codeine Phosphate And Acetaminophen the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Troponin Increased
  • Diarrhoea
  • Tachycardia
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Renal Failure
  • Hypokalaemia
  • Febrile Neutropenia
  • Sepsis
  • Vomiting
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Codeine Phosphate And Acetaminophen.
Hypokalaemia, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Somnolence, Syncope, Electrocardiogram St Segment Abnormal, Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged, Fall, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased

This Hypokalaemia Codeine Sulfate side effect was reported by a health professional from on Dec 23, 2010. A Female , 30 years of age, was treated with Codeine Sulfate. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Hypokalaemia
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Somnolence
  • Syncope
  • Electrocardiogram St Segment Abnormal
  • Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged
  • Fall
  • Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
  • Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased
. Codeine Sulfate dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Cannabis
  • Citalopram (20mg)
  • Methadone (80mg)
  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
The patient was hospitalized.
Febrile Neutropenia, Anaemia, Troponin Increased, Hypokalaemia, Sepsis, Tachycardia, Vomiting, Renal Failure, Hypotension

This is a Codeine Phosphate And Acetaminophen side effect report of a 60-year-old patient (weight:NA) from GERMANY, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: pain,head and neck cancer, who was treated with Codeine Phosphate And Acetaminophen (dosage:NA, start time: Dec 13, 2010), combined with:
  • Fluorouracil
  • Cetuximab
  • Cisplatin
  • Domperidone
, and developed a serious reaction and a Hypokalaemia side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Febrile Neutropenia
  • Anaemia
  • Troponin Increased
  • Hypokalaemia
  • Sepsis
  • Tachycardia
  • Vomiting
  • Renal Failure
  • Hypotension
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Codeine Phosphate And Acetaminophen treatment in patients suffering from pain,head and neck cancer, resulting in Hypokalaemia.

Electrocardiogram St Segment Abnormal, Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged, Liver Function Test Abnormal, Hypokalaemia

A 30-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED KINGDOM with the following symptoms: NA started Codeine Sulfate treatment (dosage: Unk) on NS. Soon after starting Codeine Sulfate treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Electrocardiogram St Segment Abnormal
  • Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged
  • Liver Function Test Abnormal
  • Hypokalaemia
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Cocaine (Unk)
  • Cannabis (Unk)
  • Heroin (Unk)
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide (20 Mg, Unk)
  • Methadone Hcl (80 Mg, Unk)
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Codeine Sulfate side effects, such as Hypokalaemia.
Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged, Electrocardiogram St Segment Abnormal, Liver Function Test Abnormal, Hypokalaemia

A female patient from UNITED KINGDOM was prescribed and started Codeine on Dec 23, 2010. Patient felt the following Codeine side effects: electrocardiogram qt prolonged, electrocardiogram st segment abnormal, liver function test abnormal, hypokalaemia Additional patient health information: Female , 30 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Codeine dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Citalopram
  • Methadone
  • Cannabis
  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
The patient was hospitalized.
Electrocardiogram St Segment Abnormal, Hypokalaemia, Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged, Liver Function Test Abnormal

This report suggests a potential Codeine Hypokalaemia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 30-year-old female patient from UNITED KINGDOM (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Codeine (dosage: NA) starting NS. Soon after starting Codeine the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Electrocardiogram St Segment Abnormal
  • Hypokalaemia
  • Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged
  • Liver Function Test Abnormal
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Methadone
  • Heroin
  • Cannabis
  • Cocaine
  • Citalopram
The patient was hospitalized. Although Codeine demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Hypokalaemia, may still occur.
Dehydration, Electrolyte Imbalance, Fatigue, Hypokalaemia, Hypomagnesaemia, Short-bowel Syndrome, Weight Decreased

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Jun 13, 2005 by a Female taking Codeine Sul Tab (dosage: 60 Mg (every 6 Hours),po) was diagnosed with and. Location: , 29 years of age, weighting 90.39 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Codeine side effects: dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, fatigue, hypokalaemia, hypomagnesaemia, short-bowel syndrome, weight decreased. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Octreotide Acetate (100 Mcg (every Day),sc)
  • Opium (papaver Somniferum Tincture) ((4 Drops 3 Times A Day))
The patient was hospitalized.

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Codeine Hypokalaemia Causes and Reviews


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Codeine Hypokalaemia 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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