Meprobamate Fall Side Effect Reports
The following Meprobamate Fall side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.
This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Fall, can occur, and what you can do about them.
A side effect could appear soon after you start Meprobamate or it might take time to develop.
|Cerebral Haemorrhage, Depressed Level Of Consciousness, Fall|
This Fall side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 71-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: back pain. The patient was prescribed Meprobamate (dosage: Oral), which was started on Jan 01, 1967. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Meprobamate the consumer reported the following symptoms:
|Accident, Fall, Hip Fracture, Hip Surgery|
This Fall Meprobamate side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES on Feb 05, 2007. A Female , 68 years of age, was treated with Meprobamate. The patient presented the following health conditions:
|Agitation, Blood Glucose Increased, Blood Pressure Diastolic Decreased, Blood Urine Present, Cerebral Atrophy, Convulsion, Fall|
This is a Meprobamate side effect report of a 80-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED KINGDOM, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: nervousness, who was treated with Meprobamate (dosage:2 Tablets Tid (400 Mg), Oral 1960's, start time: NS), combined with:
Meprobamate Fall Causes and Reviews
Falls can be dangerous at any age. Babies and young children can get hurt Falling off furniture or down the stairs. Older children may Fall off playground equipment. For elderly people, Falls can be especially serious. They are at higher risk of Falling. They are also more likely to break a bone when they Fall, especially if they have osteoporosis. A broken bone, especially when it is a hip, may even lead to disability and a loss of independence for the elderly.
Some common causes of Falls include
- Balance problems
- Some medicines, which can make you feel dizzy, confused, or slow
- Vision problems
- Alcohol, which can affect your balance and reflexes
- Muscle weakness, especially in your legs, which can make it harder for you to get up from a chair or keep your balance when walking on an uneven surface.
- Certain illnesses, such as low blood pressure, diabetes, and neuropathy
- Slow reflexes, which make it hard to keep your balance or move out of the way of a hazard
- Tripping or slipping due to loss of footing or traction
At any age, people can make changes to lower their risk of Falling. It important to take care of your health, including getting regular eye exams. Regular exercise may lower your risk of Falls by strengthening your muscles, improving your balance, and keeping your bones strong. And you can look for ways to make your house safer. For example, you can get rid of tripping hazards and make sure that you have rails on the stairs and in the bath. To reduce the chances of breaking a bone if you do Fall, make sure that you get enough calcium and vitamin D.
NIH: National Institute on Aging
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