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Dimenhydrinate (Dimenhydrinate) - Side Effects and Adverse Reactions

 
 



ADVERSE REACTIONS

The most frequent adverse reaction to dimenhydrinate is drowsiness.  Dizziness may also occur.  Symptoms of dry mouth, nose and throat, blurred vision, difficult or painful urination, headache, anorexia, nervousness, restlessness or insomnia (especially in pediatric patients), skin rash, thickening of bronchial secretions, tachycardia, epigastric distress, lassitude, excitation, and nausea have been reported.



REPORTS OF SUSPECTED DIMENHYDRINATE SIDE EFFECTS / ADVERSE REACTIONS

Below is a sample of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Dimenhydrinate. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Possible Dimenhydrinate side effects / adverse reactions in 10 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Canada on 2011-11-28

Patient: 10 year old male

Reactions: Anaphylactic Shock

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Suspect drug(s):
Promethazine HCL
    Dosage: unk

Dimenhydrinate

Diphenhydramine HCL

Other drugs received by patient: Iron



Possible Dimenhydrinate side effects / adverse reactions in 42 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from India on 2012-05-09

Patient: 42 year old female

Reactions: Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Suspect drug(s):
Multi-Vitamins
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Metoclopramide
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Cinnarizine (Cinnarizine)
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Dimenhydrinate
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Acetaminophen
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Antihypertensives (Antihypertensive Medication)
    Dosage: (df)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Dimenhydrinate side effects / adverse reactions in 42 year old female

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from India on 2012-05-14

Patient: 42 year old female

Reactions: Malaise, Blood Urea Increased, Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, Herpes Virus Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Suspect drug(s):
Cinnarizine
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Metoclopramide
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Multi-Vitamins
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Dimenhydrinate
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Unknown Antihypertensive Medications



See index of all Dimenhydrinate side effect reports >>

Drug label data at the top of this Page last updated: 2011-08-23

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