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Purulence, Swelling, Infected Naevus, Pain, Melanocytic Naevus (7860073-0)
on Oct 18, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 46 years of age, was treated with Camphor + Menthol Lotion (camphor + Menthol) (sarna). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Camphor side effects: purulence, swelling, infected naevus, pain, melanocytic naevus. Camphor + Menthol Lotion (camphor + Menthol) (sarna) dosage: Topical.

Myalgia, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased, Hepatitis, Fall (7302149-2)
Patient was taking Camphor And Eucalyptus Oil And Menthol And Methyl Salicylate. Patient felt the following Camphor side effects: myalgia, blood creatine phosphokinase increased, hepatitis, fall on Feb 08, 2011 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Male , 40 years of age, . Camphor And Eucalyptus Oil And Menthol And Methyl Salicylate dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Ketoprofen
  • Zetia
  • Pantoprazole Sodium
Patient was hospitalized.

Fatigue, Product Odour Abnormal, Vision Blurred, Visual Impairment (6800107-5)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 10, 2010 by a Female taking Camphor + Menthol Lotion (camphor + Menthol) (Dosage: 1 Application (s) / Per Day / Topical) was diagnosed with
  • pruritus
  • dry eye
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 72 years of age, After Camphor was administered, patient encountered several Camphor side effects: fatigue, product odour abnormal, vision blurred, visual impairment.

Chills, Lethargy, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Nausea, Neck Pain, Vomiting (5285970-4)
on Mar 21, 2007 Male from UNITED STATES , child 10 years of age, was treated with Camphor. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Camphor side effects: chills, lethargy, musculoskeletal stiffness, nausea, neck pain, vomiting. Camphor dosage: Unit Dose: 95.37 Mg.
Associated medications used:
  • 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.

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