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Promethazine Confusional State Side Effects

Promethazine Confusional State Side Effect Reports


The following Promethazine Confusional State side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Confusional State, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Promethazine or it might take time to develop.



Confusional State, Depression, Hallucination, Parkinsonism, Tardive Dyskinesia, Tremor, Agitation, Delirium, Cogwheel Rigidity

This Confusional State side effect was reported by a health professional from US. A 41-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Promethazine (dosage: 25 Mg Prn Rectal), which was started on Mar 11, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Promethazine the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Confusional State
  • Depression
  • Hallucination
  • Parkinsonism
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
  • Tremor
  • Agitation
  • Delirium
  • Cogwheel Rigidity
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Promethazine.
Agitation, Confusional State, Speech Disorder, Abnormal Behaviour, Activities Of Daily Living Impaired, Contraindication To Medical Treatment

This Confusional State Promethazine side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Feb 12, 2013. A male , 72 years of age, weighting 165.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Promethazine. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Agitation
  • Confusional State
  • Speech Disorder
  • Abnormal Behaviour
  • Activities Of Daily Living Impaired
  • Contraindication To Medical Treatment
. Promethazine dosage: Shot 1?pills Night + Morning. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Confusional State, Disorientation

This is a Promethazine side effect report of a 47-year-old patient (weight:NA) from AUSTRALIA, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Promethazine (dosage:An Excessive Amount, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Baclofen (Prescribed Dose Of Baclofen (30mg Daily))
  • Baclofen (30mg In 3 Divided Doses)
  • Baclofen (Prescribed Dose Of Baclofen (30mg Daily))
  • Baclofen (30mg In 3 Divided Doses)
  • Venlafaxine (150mg)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Confusional State side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Confusional State
  • Disorientation
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Promethazine treatment in patients suffering from NA, resulting in Confusional State.

Confusional State, Disorientation

A 47-year-old patient (weight: NA) from AUSTRALIA with the following symptoms: NA started Promethazine treatment (dosage: An Excessive Amount) on NS. Soon after starting Promethazine treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Confusional State
  • Disorientation
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Baclofen (30mg In 3 Divided Doses)
  • Baclofen (Prescribed Dose Of Baclofen (30mg Daily))
  • Baclofen (30mg In 3 Divided Doses)
  • Baclofen (Prescribed Dose Of Baclofen (30mg Daily))
  • Venlafaxine (150mg)
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Promethazine side effects, such as Confusional State.
Mental Status Changes, Accidental Overdose, Confusional State

A patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Promethazine on Jul 25, 2011. Patient felt the following Promethazine side effects: mental status changes, accidental overdose, confusional state Additional patient health information: male , weighting 186.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Promethazine dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Dexamethasone
  • Oxycontin
  • Xanax
  • Sanctura
  • Nexium
  • Zytiga
  • Vicodin
Restlessness, Confusional State, Amnesia, Dysphagia, Gait Disturbance, Anxiety, Cerebral Infarction, Mycobacterial Infection, Tardive Dyskinesia

This report suggests a potential Promethazine Confusional State side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Promethazine (dosage: NA) starting Jun 22, 2006. Soon after starting Promethazine the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Restlessness
  • Confusional State
  • Amnesia
  • Dysphagia
  • Gait Disturbance
  • Anxiety
  • Cerebral Infarction
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Lisinopril
  • Aspirin
  • Quinine Sulfate
  • Benadryl
  • Norvasc
  • Paxil
  • Renagel /01459901/
  • Metoclopramide ((10 Mg Bid Oral), (5 Mg Bid Oral))
The patient was hospitalized. Although Promethazine demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Confusional State, may still occur.
Fatigue, Paraesthesia, Confusional State, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Hypoventilation, Anxiety

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Feb 09, 2011 by a male taking Promethazine Hcl And Codeine Phosphate (dosage: 1 Teaspoon Every 4-6 Hrs Po) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 146.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Promethazine side effects: fatigue, paraesthesia, confusional state, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, hypoventilation, anxiety. Additional medications/treatments: The patient was hospitalized.
Confusional State, Dementia, Mental Status Changes

This Confusional State problem was reported by a pharmacist from UNITED STATES. A 87-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): nausea.On NS a consumer started treatment with Promethazine (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Promethazine, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Confusional State
  • Dementia
  • Mental Status Changes
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Confusional State, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Confusional State, Mental Status Changes, Nausea, Sedation

This is a Promethazine side effect report of a 93-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: nausea and was treated with Promethazine (dosage: 25 Mg Other Po) starting Sep 01, 2010. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Confusional State
  • Mental Status Changes
  • Nausea
  • Sedation
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Promethazine could cause Confusional State and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Agitation, Akathisia, Anxiety, Confusional State, Dystonia, Movement Disorder, Restlessness, Speech Disorder, Tremor

This Confusional State side effect was reported by a pharmacist from UNITED STATES on May 04, 2010. A patient from UNITED STATES , 73 years of age, weighting 190.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Promethazine. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Promethazine side effects: agitation, akathisia, anxiety, confusional state, dystonia, movement disorder, restlessness, speech disorder, tremor. Promethazine dosage: 25 Mg X1 Iv. The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Promethazine.
Abnormal Behaviour, Confusional State, Paranoia

This Confusional State side effect was reported by a pharmacist from UNITED STATES. A patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: pain. The patient was prescribed Promethazine (dosage: 25 Mg Q6h Prn Im One Dose), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Percocet
  • Diazepam
  • Famotidine
  • Ondansetron
  • Prochlorperazine
  • Tamsulosin
  • Tramadol
When starting to take Promethazine the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Abnormal Behaviour
  • Confusional State
  • Paranoia
These side effects may potentially be related to Promethazine.
Abdominal Pain Upper, Anxiety, Confusional State, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Hallucination, Heart Rate Increased, Hot Flush, Hyperhidrosis

This Confusional State Promethazine side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Oct 16, 2009. A Female , 20 years of age, weighting 149.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Promethazine. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Abdominal Pain Upper
  • Anxiety
  • Confusional State
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Hallucination
  • Heart Rate Increased
  • Hot Flush
  • Hyperhidrosis
. Promethazine dosage: 25 Mg Every 4 Hours As Needed Oral. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Confusional State

This is a Promethazine side effect report of a 84-year-old patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: nausea,vomiting, who was treated with Promethazine (dosage:25mg/1ml Q4h Prn Iv, start time: Dec 14, 2008), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Confusional State side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Confusional State
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Promethazine treatment in patients suffering from nausea,vomiting, resulting in Confusional State.
Confusional State, Cyanosis

A 55-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: nausea started Promethazine treatment (dosage: 25 Mg As Needed Iv) on Jul 19, 2008. Soon after starting Promethazine treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Confusional State
  • Cyanosis
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Pantoprazole
  • Montelukast Sodium
  • Alendronate Sodium
  • Oxycodone Hcl
  • Spironolactone
  • Amoxicillin
  • Nortriptyline
  • Gabapentin
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Promethazine side effects, such as Confusional State.
Balance Disorder, Confusional State, Gait Disturbance, Mental Status Changes

A patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Promethazine on Feb 19, 2008. After Promethazine was administered, patient encountered several Promethazine side effects: balance disorder, confusional state, gait disturbance, mental status changes Additional patient health information: male , 76 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Promethazine dosage: 25mg Bid Po. Concurrently used drugs: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Anxiety, Confusional State, Grand Mal Convulsion, Hallucination, Hallucination, Visual, Hypertension, Nausea, Tachycardia, Vomiting

This report suggests a potential Promethazine Confusional State side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 90-year-old patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): nausea,vomiting and used Promethazine (dosage: 12.5mg Once Iv) starting Dec 26, 2007. Soon after starting Promethazine the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Anxiety
  • Confusional State
  • Grand Mal Convulsion
  • Hallucination
  • Hallucination, Visual
  • Hypertension
  • Nausea
  • Tachycardia
  • Vomiting
Drugs used concurrently:NA. The patient was hospitalized. Although Promethazine demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Confusional State, may still occur.
Agitation, Amnesia, Anticholinergic Syndrome, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased, Blood Pressure, Confusional State, Heart Rate Increased

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Nov 06, 2007 by a male taking Promethazine (dosage: NA) . Location: UNITED STATES , 20 years of age, weighting 160.9 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Promethazine side effects: agitation, amnesia, anticholinergic syndrome, blood creatine phosphokinase increased, blood pressure, confusional state, heart rate increased. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Propofol (Total Of 160 Mg Over 5 Min (bolus Of 20 Mg, 20 Mg, 40 Mg, 40 Mg And 40 Mg))
  • Pethidine
  • Alcohol (A Couple Of Beers)
The patient was hospitalized.
Confusional State, Mental Status Changes

This Confusional State problem was reported by a pharmacist from UNITED STATES. A 80-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): nausea,sleep disorder.On Oct 18, 2007 a consumer started treatment with Promethazine (dosage: 25mg Qid Po). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Promethazine, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Confusional State
  • Mental Status Changes
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Confusional State, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Agitation, Blood Potassium Decreased, Blood Pressure Increased, Confusional State, Dehydration, Hypokalaemia, Hypothyroidism, Livedo Reticularis, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

This is a Promethazine side effect report of a 59-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: vomiting and was treated with Promethazine (dosage: 25 Mg Every 4 Hours Prn Po) starting Sep 12, 2007. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Morphine
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Agitation
  • Blood Potassium Decreased
  • Blood Pressure Increased
  • Confusional State
  • Dehydration
  • Hypokalaemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Livedo Reticularis
  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Promethazine could cause Confusional State and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Confusional State, Mental Status Changes

This Confusional State side effect was reported by a pharmacist from UNITED STATES on Jul 24, 2007. A patient from UNITED STATES , 75 years of age, was treated with Promethazine. Patient felt the following Promethazine side effects: confusional state, mental status changes. Promethazine dosage: 12.5 Mg Prn Po.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Ethambutol Hydrochloride (800mg Every Day Po)
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Promethazine.

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Wed, 04 Apr 2012

I got a Promethazine shot 4-5 weeks ago in my hip due to nausea and vomiting from a stomach virus. I now have a small lump-knot where I got the shot at and it is really sore still. I was told to massage it and put heat on it to make it go away but it doesn't help. Does this suppose to happen?

Wed, 17 Feb 2010
49 yo woman, regular medication Promethazine 50mg nocte for allergies. Commenced Mobic 15 mg 2/7 ago. Currently expereincing severe headaches, tiredness, blurred vision and sleep disturbance - eg vivid dreaming/ hallucinations. Are these known side effects?
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