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Camphor Side Effects

Report Camphor Side Effects

If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Camphor, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Camphor side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Camphor.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Camphor side effects are:
Hives (2 reports)
Not A One! (2 reports)
Acidity (1 reports)
Canker Sores (1 reports)
Fertility (1 reports)

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To view a complete list of submitted side effects, please follow the link Camphor side effects . You can also compare Camphor side effects or view FDA reports.

Camphor Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Camphor reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Camphor on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

Haematochezia
on May 14, 2013 Male from US , 62 years of age, weighting 190.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Camphor, Menthol, Menthyl Salicylate. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Camphor side effects: haematochezia. Camphor, Menthol, Menthyl Salicylate dosage: Used Daily, Topical.
Associated medications used:

Skin Infection, Erythema, Oedema Peripheral
Patient was taking Camphor (synthetic), Menthol, And Methyl Salicylate. Patient felt the following Camphor side effects: skin infection, erythema, oedema peripheral on Dec 13, 2012 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 82 years of age, weighting 150.0 lb, . Camphor (synthetic), Menthol, And Methyl Salicylate dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Atenolol
  • Amlodipine
  • Simvastatin
  • Vicoden
  • Aleve


Burns Second Degree
Adverse event was reported on Nov 01, 2012 by a Female taking Camphor (natural)\menthol\methyl Salicylate. (Dosage: Rub On Skin) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 65 years of age, weighting 167.0 lb, After Camphor was administered, patient encountered several Camphor side effects: burns second degree.

Dyspnoea
on Oct 09, 2012 Female from US , weighting 134.5 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Camphor\phenol. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Camphor side effects: dyspnoea. Camphor\phenol dosage: 1 Df, Unk.


Application Site Warmth, Application Site Pain, Application Site Erythema, Application Site Pruritus, Application Site Inflammation, Urticaria
on Oct 04, 2012 Male from IL , 51 years of age, weighting 202.8 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Camphor (natural)\capsicum\menthol. Patient felt the following Camphor side effects: application site warmth, application site pain, application site erythema, application site pruritus, application site inflammation, urticaria. Camphor (natural)\capsicum\menthol dosage: N/A.

Purulence, Swelling, Infected Naevus, Pain, Melanocytic Naevus
Patient was taking Camphor + Menthol Lotion (camphor + Menthol) (sarna). After Camphor was administered, patient encountered several Camphor side effects: purulence, swelling, infected naevus, pain, melanocytic naevus on Oct 18, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 46 years of age, . Camphor + Menthol Lotion (camphor + Menthol) (sarna) dosage: Topical.

Myalgia, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased, Hepatitis, Fall
Adverse event was reported on Feb 08, 2011 by a Male taking Camphor And Eucalyptus Oil And Menthol And Methyl Salicylate (Dosage: N/A) . Location: FRANCE , 40 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Camphor side effects: myalgia, blood creatine phosphokinase increased, hepatitis, fall.
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.

Fatigue, Product Odour Abnormal, Vision Blurred, Visual Impairment
on Jun 10, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , 72 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Camphor + Menthol Lotion (camphor + Menthol). Patient felt the following Camphor side effects: fatigue, product odour abnormal, vision blurred, visual impairment. Camphor + Menthol Lotion (camphor + Menthol) dosage: 1 Application (s) / Per Day / Topical.

Chills, Lethargy, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Nausea, Neck Pain, Vomiting
on Mar 21, 2007 Male from UNITED STATES , child 10 years of age, was treated with Camphor. After Camphor was administered, patient encountered several Camphor side effects: chills, lethargy, musculoskeletal stiffness, nausea, neck pain, vomiting. Camphor dosage: Unit Dose: 95.37 Mg.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Clonidine (Unit Dose: 0.1 Mg)
  • Methylphenidate Hcl
  • Valproic Acid (Unit Dose: 125 Mg)
Patient was hospitalized.

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Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Active Ingredient: CAMPHOR ( CAMPHOR O CAMPHOR, CAMPHOR;

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Side Effects reported to FDA: 9

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Reported hospitalizations: 1

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