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    promethazine-codeine

    Side Effects

    List promethazine-codeine side effects by likelihood and severity.

    The following side effects are associated with promethazine-codeine:

    Common side effects of promethazine-codeine:

    • Abnormally Low Blood PressureLess Severe
    • An Increase in the Thickness of Lung SecretionsLess Severe
    • Blurred VisionLess Severe
    • ConfusedLess Severe
    • DizzyLess Severe
    • DrowsinessLess Severe
    • Dry MouthLess Severe
    • Easily Angered or AnnoyedLess Severe
    • Fast HeartbeatLess Severe
    • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
    • Inducing of a Relaxed Easy StateLess Severe
    • NervousLess Severe
    • NightmaresLess Severe
    • Over ExcitementLess Severe
    • Problems with EyesightLess Severe
    • RashLess Severe
    • Ringing in the EarsLess Severe
    • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
    • Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe

    Infrequent side effects of promethazine-codeine:

    • Abnormal Nervous System Function Affecting Mental AlertnessSevere
    • Collapsed Portion of LungSevere
    • Trouble BreathingSevere
    • Excessive SweatingLess Severe
    • False Sense of Well-BeingLess Severe
    • Feeling FaintLess Severe
    • Feeling Unhappy or UnwellLess Severe
    • Feeling WeakLess Severe
    • Head PainLess Severe
    • Heart Throbbing or PoundingLess Severe
    • ItchingLess Severe
    • Kidney Problems Causing a Decreased Amount of Urine to be PassedLess Severe
    • Stuffy NoseLess Severe
    • Ureteral SpasmLess Severe

    Rare side effects of promethazine-codeine:

    • Adrenal Gland ProblemsSevere
    • AsthmaSevere
    • Blocked Bowels with Decreased Peristaltic MovementSevere
    • Complete Stoppage of the HeartSevere
    • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
    • Decreased Lung FunctionSevere
    • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
    • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
    • DeliriumSevere
    • Extrapyramidal ReactionSevere
    • Giant HivesSevere
    • HallucinationSevere
    • High Blood PressureSevere
    • HivesSevere
    • Lower Seizure ThresholdSevere
    • Lung Failure causing Loss of BreathSevere
    • Neuroleptic Malignant SyndromeSevere
    • PancreatitisSevere
    • Periods of Not BreathingSevere
    • Problems with CirculationSevere
    • SeizuresSevere
    • ShockSevere
    • Slow HeartbeatSevere
    • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic PurpuraSevere
    • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Bile Flow ProblemsSevere
    • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
    • Altered Interest in Having Sexual IntercourseLess Severe
    • AnxiousLess Severe
    • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
    • DiarrheaLess Severe
    • Difficult or Painful UrinationLess Severe
    • Extreme Sense of Well BeingLess Severe
    • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
    • Inability to have an ErectionLess Severe
    • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
    • Irritation of the Stomach or IntestinesLess Severe
    • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
    • Low EnergyLess Severe
    • Problems Getting PregnantLess Severe
    • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingLess Severe
    • Spasm of a Bile Duct TractLess Severe
    • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
    • Throwing UpLess Severe
    • UncoordinatedLess Severe

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