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Promethazine Dyspnoea Side Effects

Promethazine Dyspnoea Side Effect Reports


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

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Dyspnoea, 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.



Dyspnoea, Cardiac Arrest, Convulsion, Coma

This Dyspnoea side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 27-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: influenza like illness. The patient was prescribed Promethazine (dosage: 1 Pill), which was started on Mar 27, 2013. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Tramadol
When starting to take Promethazine the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Dyspnoea
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Convulsion
  • Coma
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled. These side effects may potentially be related to Promethazine.
Tongue Eruption, Dyspnoea

This Dyspnoea Promethazine Dm side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Oct 18, 2012. A Female , 45 years of age, weighting 120.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Promethazine Dm. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Tongue Eruption
  • Dyspnoea
. Promethazine Dm dosage: 1 Teaspoonful By Mouth. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Vision Blurred, Pharyngeal Oedema, Dizziness, Dyspnoea

This is a Promethazine side effect report of a 47-year-old patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: cough, who was treated with Promethazine (dosage:1 Teaspoon Ful By Mouth 3 Times A Day Po, start time: Sep 21, 2012), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Dyspnoea side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Vision Blurred
  • Pharyngeal Oedema
  • Dizziness
  • Dyspnoea
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 cough, resulting in Dyspnoea.

Dyspnoea, Pancytopenia, Asthenia, Presyncope, Multiple Myeloma, Malaise

A 66-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Promethazine Hcl treatment (dosage: NA) on Oct 01, 2010. Soon after starting Promethazine Hcl treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Dyspnoea
  • Pancytopenia
  • Asthenia
  • Presyncope
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Malaise
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Advair Hfa
  • Patanase (olopatadine Hydrochloride)
  • Proair (fluticasone Propionate)
  • Zofran
  • Bayer (acetylsalicylic Acid)
  • Toprol-xl
  • Zoloft
  • Simvastatin
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Promethazine Hcl side effects, such as Dyspnoea.
Arthralgia, Dyspnoea, Urticaria, Pyrexia

A patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Promethazine on Feb 06, 2012. Patient felt the following Promethazine side effects: arthralgia, dyspnoea, urticaria, pyrexia Additional patient health information: male , 39 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Promethazine dosage: 25 Mg Daily. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Requip
  • Amitriptyline Hcl
  • Mercaptopurine
  • Prednisone
  • Prednisone (Dose Tapered)
  • Mercaptopurine
  • Cimzia
Dyspnoea

This report suggests a potential Promethazine Dyspnoea side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): nausea,pain and used Promethazine (dosage: Every Four To Six Hours As Needed) starting Jun 16, 2011. Soon after starting Promethazine the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Dyspnoea
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Voltaren
  • Lisinopril
  • Oxygen
  • Lovaza (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday)
  • Calcium (Once Daily, Chew)
  • Vitamin B-12
  • Pristiq
  • Aloe Vera Liniment
Although Promethazine demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Dyspnoea, may still occur.
Injury, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Chest Pain, Pain In Extremity, Anxiety, Emotional Distress, Dyspnoea

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Dec 23, 2011 by a Female taking Promethazine (dosage: Unk) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 35 years of age, weighting 169.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Promethazine side effects: injury, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, chest pain, pain in extremity, anxiety, emotional distress, dyspnoea. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Cyclobenzaprine (Unk)
  • Yasmin (Unk, Qd)
  • Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen (Unk)
  • Alprazolam (Unk)
  • Oxycodone Hcl And Acetaminophen (Unk)
The patient was hospitalized.
Dyspnoea, Paranasal Sinus Hypersecretion

This Dyspnoea problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): sinusitis.On NS a consumer started treatment with Promethazine Expectorant W/ Codeine (dosage: 2 Tsp 3 Times Daily Mouth 9/9(prtl), 9/10, 9/11, 9/12). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium (1 Tablet 3 Times Daily Mouth 9/9(prtl), 9/10, 9/11, 9/12)
  • Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium (1 Tablet 3 Times Daily Mouth 9/9(prtl), 9/10, 9/11, 9/12)
When commencing Promethazine Expectorant W/ Codeine, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Dyspnoea
  • Paranasal Sinus Hypersecretion
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Dyspnoea, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Lung Neoplasm, Dyspnoea, Lung Infection, Asthma, Overdose

This is a Promethazine side effect report of a 45-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: motion sickness and was treated with Promethazine (dosage: 25 Mg, Prn) starting Dec 17, 2008. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Acetaminophen (325 Mg, Prn)
  • Depakote (1000 Mg, Daily)
  • Estradiol (0.074 Mg, Qw)
  • Gilenya (1.25 Mg, Daily)
  • Meclizine (25 Mg, Prn)
  • Hyoscyamine (20.125 Mg, Prn)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Lung Neoplasm
  • Dyspnoea
  • Lung Infection
  • Asthma
  • Overdose
This opens a possibility that Promethazine could cause Dyspnoea and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Dyspnoea, Hypertension, Tachycardia, Cough

This Dyspnoea side effect was reported by a physician from SAUDI ARABIA on Apr 09, 2011. A patient from SAUDI ARABIA , 64 years of age, was treated with Promethazine. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Promethazine side effects: dyspnoea, hypertension, tachycardia, cough. Promethazine dosage: NA.
Associated medications used:
  • Dexamethasone
  • Avastin
  • Oxaliplatin
  • Ranitidine
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Promethazine.
Dyspnoea, Musculoskeletal Pain, Pulmonary Embolism, Chest Pain, Back Pain

This Dyspnoea side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES. A 20-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Promethazine (dosage: NA), which was started on Jan 01, 2000. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Yaz
  • Phenergan Hcl
  • Lidocaine Hcl Viscous
  • Yaz
  • Acyclovir
  • Nasonex
  • Zyrtec
  • Azithromycin
When starting to take Promethazine the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Dyspnoea
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Chest Pain
  • Back Pain
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Promethazine.
Cardio-respiratory Arrest, Agitation, Corneal Reflex Decreased, Rectal Haemorrhage, Weight Decreased, Nausea, Dyspnoea, Hypoxia, Acidosis

This Dyspnoea Promethazine side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES on Feb 03, 2011. A male , 23 years of age, weighting 134.5 lb, was treated with Promethazine. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Cardio-respiratory Arrest
  • Agitation
  • Corneal Reflex Decreased
  • Rectal Haemorrhage
  • Weight Decreased
  • Nausea
  • Dyspnoea
  • Hypoxia
  • Acidosis
. Promethazine dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Cimzia (400 Mg; Sc)
  • Prednisone
  • Mercaptopurine
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Acetaminophen And Oxycodone Hcl
The patient was hospitalized.
Electrolyte Imbalance, Asthma, Hypokalaemia, Dyspnoea, Fatigue, Productive Cough, Hypomagnesaemia

This is a Promethazine-codeine Cough Syrup side effect report of a patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Promethazine-codeine Cough Syrup (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Taxol (464 Mg)
  • Carboplatin (767 Mg)
  • Combivent
, and developed a serious reaction and a Dyspnoea side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Electrolyte Imbalance
  • Asthma
  • Hypokalaemia
  • Dyspnoea
  • Fatigue
  • Productive Cough
  • Hypomagnesaemia
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-codeine Cough Syrup treatment in patients suffering from NA, resulting in Dyspnoea.
Dyspnoea, Presyncope, Tremor

A female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: dizziness started Promethazine treatment (dosage: 25 Mg Single Dose Im) on NS. Soon after starting Promethazine treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Dyspnoea
  • Presyncope
  • Tremor
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Promethazine side effects, such as Dyspnoea.
Abnormal Behaviour, Abnormal Sleep-related Event, Aggression, Alcohol Use, Amnesia, Dizziness, Dyspnoea, Fear, Hallucination

A patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Promethazine on Sep 11, 2009. After Promethazine was administered, patient encountered several Promethazine side effects: abnormal behaviour, abnormal sleep-related event, aggression, alcohol use, amnesia, dizziness, dyspnoea, fear, hallucination Additional patient health information: male , 23 years of age, weighting 140.2 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Promethazine dosage: 1 6-8 Hours Oral. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Aggression, Dyspnoea, Movement Disorder, Posturing, Procedural Complication

This report suggests a potential Promethazine Dyspnoea side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 74-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): nausea and used Promethazine (dosage: 12.5 Mg Once Iv) starting Jun 05, 2009. Soon after starting Promethazine the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Aggression
  • Dyspnoea
  • Movement Disorder
  • Posturing
  • Procedural Complication
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Enalapril
  • Advair Hfa
  • Requip
  • Vytorin
  • Singulair
  • Nexium Fluoxetine
  • Synthroid
  • Fentanyl
The patient was hospitalized. Although Promethazine demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Dyspnoea, may still occur.
Abnormal Behaviour, Coordination Abnormal, Dyspnoea, Hallucination, Irritability, Local Swelling, Loss Of Consciousness, Mental Disorder, Muscle Twitching

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Dec 10, 2008 by a Female taking Promethazine (dosage: 25mg 4-6 Hours Po) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 32 years of age, weighting 162.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Promethazine side effects: abnormal behaviour, coordination abnormal, dyspnoea, hallucination, irritability, local swelling, loss of consciousness, mental disorder, muscle twitching. Additional medications/treatments: The patient was hospitalized.
Akathisia, Anaemia, Anxiety, Blood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Decreased, Dehydration, Depression, Dizziness, Dyspnoea

This Dyspnoea problem was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES. A 22-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): prophylaxis of nausea and vomiting.On NS a consumer started treatment with Promethazine Hcl (dosage: 25 Mg;qd;po). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Ranitidine (250 Mg;bid)
  • Prochlorperazine
When commencing Promethazine Hcl, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Akathisia
  • Anaemia
  • Anxiety
  • Blood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Decreased
  • Dehydration
  • Depression
  • Dizziness
  • Dyspnoea
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 Dyspnoea, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Abdominal Pain, Chest Pain, Chills, Contusion, Dyspnoea, Epistaxis, Fatigue, Haemolytic Anaemia, Headache

This is a Promethazine side effect report of a 35-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: nausea,vomiting,hepatitis c and was treated with Promethazine (dosage: NA) starting Sep 15, 2006. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Chest Pain
  • Chills
  • Contusion
  • Dyspnoea
  • Epistaxis
  • Fatigue
  • Haemolytic Anaemia
  • Headache
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Promethazine could cause Dyspnoea and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Dyspnoea, Urticaria

This Dyspnoea side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Sep 20, 2006. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 24 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Promethazine. Patient felt the following Promethazine side effects: dyspnoea, urticaria. Promethazine dosage: 1 8hrs Po. These side effects may potentially be related to Promethazine.

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Promethazine Dyspnoea Causes and Reviews


When you're short of breath, it's hard or uncomfortable for you to take in the oxygen your body needs. You may feel as if you're not getting enough air. Sometimes you can have mild breathing problems because of a stuffy nose or intense exercise. But shortness of breath can also be a sign of a serious disease.

Many conditions can make you feel short of breath:

  • Lung conditions such as asthma, emphysema, or pneumonia
  • Problems with your trachea or bronchi, which are part of your airway system
  • Heart disease can make you feel breathless if your heart cannot pump enough blood to supply oxygen to your body
  • Anxiety and panic attacks
  • Allergies

If you often have trouble breathing, it is important to find out the cause.


Promethazine Dyspnoea Reviews

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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