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Codeine Pneumonia Side Effects

Codeine Pneumonia Side Effect Reports


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

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



Toxicity To Various Agents, Pneumonia, Cachexia

This Pneumonia side effect was reported by a health professional from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED. A 35-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Codeine (dosage: NA), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Phenobarbitone
  • Nordiazepam
  • Tramadol
When starting to take Codeine the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Toxicity To Various Agents
  • Pneumonia
  • Cachexia
These side effects may potentially be related to Codeine.
Lower Respiratory Tract Infection, Pneumonia, Dyspnoea

This Pneumonia Codeine Sulfate side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED KINGDOM on May 11, 2012. A male , 66 years of age, weighting 198.4 lb, was treated with Codeine Sulfate. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infection
  • Pneumonia
  • Dyspnoea
. Codeine Sulfate dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Daptomycin (700 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Intravenous (not Otherwise Specified))
  • Prednisolone
  • Acetaminophen
  • Enoxaparin Sodium
  • Levofloxacin (500 Mg, 2 In 1 D)
  • Amlodipine
  • Rivaroxaban (rivaroxaban)
  • Lisinopril
Pneumonia, Lower Respiratory Tract Infection, Pyrexia, C-reactive Protein Increased, Dyspnoea

This is a Codeine side effect report of a patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Codeine (dosage:60 Mg, Unk, start time: Jan 10, 2012), combined with:
  • Prednisolone (5 Mg, Unk)
  • Rivaroxaban
  • Daptomycin (700 Mg, Unk)
  • Enoxaparin (20 Mg, Unk)
  • Lisinopril (20 Mg, Unk)
  • Acetaminophen (1 G, Unk)
  • Omeprazole
  • Levofloxacin
, and developed a serious reaction and a Pneumonia side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Pneumonia
  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infection
  • Pyrexia
  • C-reactive Protein Increased
  • Dyspnoea
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 NA, resulting in Pneumonia.

Neutropenia, Pneumonia

A patient (weight: NA) from TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA with the following symptoms: NA started Codeine Phosphate treatment (dosage: 60 Milligram) on Feb 22, 2012. Soon after starting Codeine Phosphate treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Neutropenia
  • Pneumonia
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Codeine Phosphate side effects, such as Pneumonia.
Pneumonia, Mouth Ulceration, Tooth Fracture, Neuropathy Peripheral, Emphysema, Mitral Valve Calcification, Arthropathy, Emotional Distress, Life Expectancy Shortened

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Codeine Sulfate on Mar 29, 2012. Patient felt the following Codeine side effects: pneumonia, mouth ulceration, tooth fracture, neuropathy peripheral, emphysema, mitral valve calcification, arthropathy, emotional distress, life expectancy shortened Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 187.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Codeine Sulfate dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Crocin
  • Multi-vitamins
  • Vancomycin
  • Aredia
  • Zestril
  • Crestor
  • Synthroid
  • Chromium Chloride
The patient was hospitalized.
Back Pain, Loss Of Employment, Pneumothorax, Muscle Spasms, Lung Consolidation, Pulmonary Embolism, Rhabdomyolysis, Atelectasis, Pneumonia

This report suggests a potential Codeine Sul Tab Pneumonia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 33-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Codeine Sul Tab (dosage: NA) starting Apr 23, 2008. Soon after starting Codeine Sul Tab the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Back Pain
  • Loss Of Employment
  • Pneumothorax
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Lung Consolidation
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Atelectasis
  • Pneumonia
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Nuvaring
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled. Although Codeine Sul Tab demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Pneumonia, may still occur.
Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Jul 07, 2011 by a Female taking Codeine W/paracetamol (dosage: 2-4 Tablets Per Month) was diagnosed with and. Location: NETHERLANDS , weighting 149.9 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Codeine side effects: pneumonia, pulmonary embolism. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Prednisolone
  • Folic Acid
  • Acenocoumarol
  • Prednisolone
  • Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol
  • Humira
  • Humira
The patient was hospitalized.
Apnoea, Cyanosis, Depressed Level Of Consciousness, Hypotonia, Mental Status Changes, Pneumonia, Respiratory Distress

This Pneumonia problem was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES. A patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): pyrexia.On NS a consumer started treatment with Codeine Phosphate And Acetaminophen (dosage: 2 Ml, 4.8 Mg Of Codeine, Po). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Codeine Phosphate And Acetaminophen, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Apnoea
  • Cyanosis
  • Depressed Level Of Consciousness
  • Hypotonia
  • Mental Status Changes
  • Pneumonia
  • Respiratory Distress
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Pneumonia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

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Codeine Pneumonia Causes and Reviews


Pneumonia is an infection in one or both of the lungs. Many germs, such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi, can cause Pneumonia. You can also get Pneumonia by inhaling a liquid or chemical. People most at risk are older than 65 or younger than 2 years of age, or already have health problems.

Symptoms of Pneumonia vary from mild to severe. See your doctor promptly if you

  • Have a high fever
  • Have shaking chills
  • Have a cough with phlegm that doesn't improve or gets worse
  • Develop shortness of breath with normal daily activities
  • Have chest pain when you breathe or cough
  • Feel suddenly worse after a cold or the flu

Your doctor will use your medical history, a physical exam, and lab tests to diagnose Pneumonia. Treatment depends on what kind you have. If bacteria are the cause, antibiotics should help. If you have viral Pneumonia, your doctor may prescribe an antiviral medicine to treat it.

Preventing Pneumonia is always better than treating it. Vaccines are available to prevent pneumococcal Pneumonia and the flu. Other preventive measures include washing your hands frequently and not smoking.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Codeine Pneumonia 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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Rash (27)
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Death (21)
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