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    meperidine-promethazine injection

    Side Effects

    List meperidine-promethazine injection side effects by likelihood and severity.

    The following side effects are associated with meperidine-promethazine injection:

    Common side effects of meperidine-promethazine injection:

    • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckSevere
    • Abnormally Low Blood PressureLess Severe
    • DizzyLess Severe
    • DrowsinessLess Severe
    • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
    • Feeling FaintLess Severe
    • Feeling WeakLess Severe
    • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
    • Inducing of a Relaxed Easy StateLess Severe
    • NervousLess Severe
    • Over ExcitementLess Severe
    • Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
    • Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe
    • Throwing UpLess Severe

    Infrequent side effects of meperidine-promethazine injection:

    • A Spasm of the LarynxSevere
    • BronchospasmSevere
    • Collapsed Portion of LungSevere
    • ConfusedSevere
    • Decreased Lung FunctionSevere
    • Fast HeartbeatSevere
    • Involuntary Muscle MovementsSevere
    • SeizuresSevere
    • Slow HeartbeatSevere
    • Trouble BreathingSevere
    • Vocal Cord SwellingSevere
    • Blurred VisionLess Severe
    • Cannot Empty BladderLess Severe
    • Double VisionLess Severe
    • Dry MouthLess Severe
    • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
    • False Sense of Well-BeingLess Severe
    • Feeling RestlessLess Severe
    • Feeling Unhappy or UnwellLess Severe
    • Head PainLess Severe
    • Heart Throbbing or PoundingLess Severe
    • Irritation of the Stomach or IntestinesLess Severe
    • NightmaresLess Severe
    • Problems with EyesightLess Severe
    • Spasm of a Bile Duct TractLess Severe
    • Stuffy NoseLess Severe
    • Ureteral SpasmLess Severe

    Rare side effects of meperidine-promethazine injection:

    • Adrenal Gland ProblemsSevere
    • AsthmaSevere
    • Blood Clot Formation in VeinsSevere
    • Blood Clot in VeinSevere
    • Complete Stoppage of the HeartSevere
    • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
    • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
    • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
    • Extrapyramidal ReactionSevere
    • FitSevere
    • GangreneSevere
    • Giant HivesSevere
    • HallucinationSevere
    • High Blood PressureSevere
    • HivesSevere
    • Inflammation of Skin caused by an AllergySevere
    • ItchingSevere
    • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
    • Lower Seizure ThresholdSevere
    • Lung Failure causing Loss of BreathSevere
    • Neuroleptic Malignant SyndromeSevere
    • Periods of Not BreathingSevere
    • Problems with CirculationSevere
    • Prolonged Q-T Interval on EKGSevere
    • RashSevere
    • Serotonin Syndrome - Adverse Drug InteractionSevere
    • ShockSevere
    • Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteSevere
    • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic PurpuraSevere
    • Tissue DeathSevere
    • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Bile Flow ProblemsSevere
    • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
    • Altered Interest in Having Sexual IntercourseLess Severe
    • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
    • DeliriumLess Severe
    • Extreme Sense of Well BeingLess Severe
    • HysteriaLess Severe
    • Inability to have an ErectionLess Severe
    • Inflammation of a VeinLess Severe
    • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
    • Low EnergyLess Severe
    • Problems Getting PregnantLess Severe
    • Skin InflammationLess Severe
    • TwitchingLess Severe
    • UncoordinatedLess Severe

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