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Codeine Syncope Side Effects

Codeine Syncope Side Effect Reports


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

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



Dyskinesia, Convulsion, Syncope, Muscle Rigidity

This Syncope side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED KINGDOM. A 29-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: pain,psychotic disorder,abdominal pain. The patient was prescribed Codeine Sulfate (dosage: NA), which was started on May 13, 2012. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Olanzapine
  • Tramadol Hcl (50 Mg- 100 Mg, 4 Times A Day)
  • Clopixol
  • Zopiclone
  • Acetaminophen
  • Lorazepam
When starting to take Codeine Sulfate the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Dyskinesia
  • Convulsion
  • Syncope
  • Muscle Rigidity
These side effects may potentially be related to Codeine Sulfate.
Syncope, Dyskinesia, Convulsion, Muscle Rigidity

This Syncope Codeine 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. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Syncope
  • Dyskinesia
  • Convulsion
  • Muscle Rigidity
. Codeine dosage: 240 Milligram;. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • 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)
Serotonin Syndrome, Syncope

This is a Codeine Sulfate side effect report of a 10-year-old patient (weight:NA) from CANADA, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: postoperative analgesia, who was treated with Codeine Sulfate (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Ziprasidone Hcl
  • Fluvoxamine Maleate
  • Propofol
  • Divalproex Sodium
  • Methylphenidate
  • Morphine
  • Fentanyl
  • Morphine
, and developed a serious reaction and a Syncope side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Serotonin Syndrome
  • Syncope
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 Sulfate treatment in patients suffering from postoperative analgesia, resulting in Syncope.

Fall, Syncope, Cerebrovascular Accident

A 78-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED KINGDOM with the following symptoms: NA started Codeine Phosphate treatment (dosage: NA) on Aug 12, 2011. Soon after starting Codeine Phosphate treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Fall
  • Syncope
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Beclomethasone Aqueous
  • Acetaminophen
  • Albuterol
  • Folic Acid
  • Fluorescite ((intravenous Bolus))
  • Furosemide
  • Salmeterol
  • Omeprazole
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Codeine Phosphate side effects, such as Syncope.
Syncope, Fall, Dyspepsia, Chest Pain

A patient from was prescribed and started Codeine Sulfate on Aug 12, 2011. Patient felt the following Codeine side effects: syncope, fall, dyspepsia, chest pain Additional patient health information: male , 44 years of age, weighting 121.3 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Codeine Sulfate dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Lomotil
  • Baclofen
  • Insulin Glargine (insulin Glargine)
  • Fluoxetine ((20 Mg), Oral)
Hypokalaemia, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Somnolence, Syncope, Electrocardiogram St Segment Abnormal, Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged, Fall, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased

This report suggests a potential Codeine Sulfate Syncope side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 30-year-old female patient from (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Codeine Sulfate (dosage: NA) starting NS. Soon after starting Codeine Sulfate the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Hypokalaemia
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Somnolence
  • Syncope
  • Electrocardiogram St Segment Abnormal
  • Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged
  • Fall
  • Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
  • Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Cannabis
  • Citalopram (20mg)
  • Methadone (80mg)
  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
The patient was hospitalized. Although Codeine Sulfate demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Syncope, may still occur.
Asthenia, Syncope

An adverse event was reported by a pharmacist on Jul 29, 2010 by a male taking Codeine/guaifenesin (dosage: 5 Ml Qid Po) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 50 years of age, weighting 185.2 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Codeine side effects: asthenia, syncope. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Clarithromycin (500 Mg Bid Po)
The patient was hospitalized.
Dizziness, Syncope

This Syncope problem was reported by a health professional from GERMANY. A 67-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): cough.On NS a consumer started treatment with Codeine Sulfate (dosage: 1 Df, Bid). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Stangyl (Unk)
When commencing Codeine Sulfate, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Dizziness
  • Syncope
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Syncope, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Convulsion, Hypotension, Nausea, Syncope, Vomiting

This is a Codeine side effect report of a 56-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Codeine (dosage: 30 Mg Qid Po) starting Mar 10, 2009. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Convulsion
  • Hypotension
  • Nausea
  • Syncope
  • Vomiting
This opens a possibility that Codeine could cause Syncope and that some patients may be more susceptible.

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Codeine Syncope Causes and Reviews


Fainting is a temporary loss of consciousness. If you're about to faint, you'll feel dizzy, lightheaded, or nauseous. Your field of vision may "white out" or "black out." Your skin may be cold and clammy. You lose muscle control at the same time, and may fall down.

Fainting usually happens when your blood pressure drops suddenly, causing a decrease in blood flow to your brain. It is more common in older people. Some causes of fainting include

  • Heat or dehydration
  • Emotional distress
  • Standing up too quickly
  • Certain medicines
  • Drop in blood sugar
  • Heart problems

When someone faints, make sure that the airway is clear and check for breathing. The person should stay lying down for 10-15 minutes. Most people recover completely. Fainting is usually nothing to worry about, but it can sometimes be a sign of a serious problem. If you faint, it's important to see your health care provider and find out why it happened.


Codeine Syncope 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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