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Dextromethorphan Safety Information and Side Effects

Dextromethorphan Safety Information



Completed Suicide ( 55 reports)    ➢ More

Completed Suicide

This case suggests a potential Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide Completed Suicide side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 71-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide (dosage: NA) starting NS. Soon after starting Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Completed Suicide
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Paroxetine
  • Nortriptyline
  • Diazepam
  • Although Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Completed Suicide, may still occur.

    Cardiac Arrest ( 34 reports)    ➢ More

    Completed Suicide, Cardiac Arrest, Respiratory Arrest

    Adverse event was reported on Jan 20, 2014 by a Female taking Dextromethorphan Hbr (Dosage: NA) . Location: US , 43 years of age, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Dextromethorphan side effects: completed suicide, cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest.
    Associated medications used:
    • Diphenhydramine

    Respiratory Arrest ( 31 reports)    ➢ More

    Completed Suicide, Cardiac Arrest, Respiratory Arrest

    This Respiratory Arrest problem was reported by a pharmacist from US. A 43-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Dextromethorphan Hbr (dosage: NA). The following health products were being taken at the same time:
  • Diphenhydramine
  • When commencing Dextromethorphan Hbr, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
    • Completed Suicide
    • Cardiac Arrest
    • Respiratory Arrest
    Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Respiratory Arrest, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

    Overdose ( 28 reports)    ➢ More

    Overdose, Pulmonary Oedema

    A case of a 19-year-old patient (weight: NA) from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Dextromethorphan (dosage: NA) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Paracetamol
  • Morphine
  • Codeine
  • Caffeine
  • Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
    • Overdose
    • Pulmonary Oedema
    This opens a possibility that Dextromethorphan could cause Overdose and that some subjects may be more susceptible.

    Toxicity To Various Agents ( 28 reports)    ➢ More

    Toxicity To Various Agents

    on Jan 21, 2014 a Female from US , 50 years of age, was treated with Dextromethorphan. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Dextromethorphan side effects: toxicity to various agents. Dextromethorphan dosage: NA.
    Associated medications used:
    • Acetaminophen
    • Acetaminophen
    • Methadone
    • Oxycodone
    • Hydrocodone

    Common Dextromethorphan Side Effects

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    Completed Suicide (55)
    Cardiac Arrest (34)
    Respiratory Arrest (31)
    Overdose (28)
    Toxicity To Various Agents (28)
    Serotonin Syndrome (26)
    Cardio-respiratory Arrest (24)
    Confusional State (20)
    Intentional Overdose (20)
    Agitation (17)
    Death (16)
    Lethargy (11)
    Hyperhidrosis (10)
    Vomiting (10)
    Incorrect Dose Administered (10)
    Accidental Overdose (9)
    Tachycardia (8)
    Nystagmus (8)
    Nausea (8)
    Hallucination (8)
    Convulsion (8)
    Dizziness (7)
    Dysarthria (7)
    Hypertension (7)
    Mydriasis (7)
    Tremor (6)
    Abnormal Behaviour (5)
    Pulmonary Congestion (5)
    Heart Rate Increased (5)
    Flushing (5)
    Dyspnoea (5)
    Depressed Level Of Consciousness (5)
    Delusion (5)
    Coordination Abnormal (5)
    Ataxia (5)
    Aggression (5)
    Pulmonary Oedema (5)
    Feeling Abnormal (4)
    Blood Pressure Increased (4)
    Coma (4)
    Disorientation (4)
    Fall (4)
    Poisoning (4)
    Feeling Cold (4)
    Interstitial Lung Disease (4)
    Somnolence (4)
    Respiratory Rate Increased (4)
    Palpitations (4)
    Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased (3)
    Cerebrovascular Accident (3)

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