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Symmetrel (Amantadine) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Symmetrel (Amantadine) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (29)
Death (4)
Life Threatening Events (5)

Reports by Reaction Type

Atrioventricular Block Complete (4)Psychiatric Symptom (4)Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (4)Blepharospasm (4)Convulsion (4)Altered State of Consciousness (4)Extrasystoles (3)Penile Size Reduced (3)Ventricular Hypertrophy (3)Ileus (3)Oedema Peripheral (3)White Blood Cell Count Increased (3)

Possible Symmetrel side effects in 70 year old female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-08-27

Patient: 70 year old female, weighing 53.5 kg (117.7 pounds)

Reactions: Coronary Artery Disease

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Blinded Therapy
    Dosage: double blind (5mg or placebo) (1 in 1 d)
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-10-20

Blinded Therapy
    Dosage: double blind (3mg or placebo) (1 in 1 d)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2011-10-12
    End date: 2011-10-19

Brotizolam
    Dosage: 0.25 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Insomnia
    Start date: 2011-04-14

Cabergoline
    Dosage: 0.5 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease

Carbidopa
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2007-07-10

Clonazepam
    Dosage: 1 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Insomnia
    Start date: 2007-01-01

Comtan
    Dosage: 100 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2009-06-15

Famotidine
    Dosage: 20 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2011-05-06

Flurbiprofen
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2008-06-19

Gasmotin
    Dosage: 5 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Prophylaxis

Magmitt
    Dosage: 1650 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Constipation
    Start date: 2007-01-01

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 50 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2009-12-21

Tizanidine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 1 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2007-12-20

Other drugs received by patient: Digoxin



Possible Symmetrel side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from South Africa on 2012-08-16

Patient: male

Reactions: Pruritus, Haemarthrosis, Haemorrhage

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Diovan HCT
    Dosage: 1 df, unk
    Indication: Hypertension

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 100mg one capsule after breakfast and one after lunch
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2012-05-01

Other drugs received by patient: Carbilev; Bisoprolol Fumarate



Possible Symmetrel side effects in 70 year old female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-08-15

Patient: 70 year old female, weighing 53.5 kg (117.7 pounds)

Reactions: Coronary Artery Disease

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Blinded Therapy
    Dosage: blinded therapy
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-10-20

Blinded Therapy
    Dosage: blinded therapy
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2011-10-12
    End date: 2011-10-19

Brotizolam
    Dosage: 0.25 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-04-14

Cabergoline
    Dosage: 0.5 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Carbidopa
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2007-07-10

Clonazepam
    Dosage: 1 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2007-01-01

Comtan
    Dosage: 100 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2009-06-15

Famotidine
    Dosage: 20 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-05-06

Flurbiprofen
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2008-06-19

Gasmotin
    Dosage: 5 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Magmitt
    Dosage: 1650 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2007-01-01

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 50 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2009-12-21

Tizanidine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2007-12-20

Other drugs received by patient: Digoxin



Possible Symmetrel side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-08-09

Patient: female, weighing 37.0 kg (81.4 pounds)

Reactions: Encephalitis, Altered State of Consciousness, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Comtan
    Dosage: 300 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 300 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    End date: 2012-07-04

Other drugs received by patient: Selbex; Pramipexole Dihydrochloride; Zonisamide; Menest; Selegiline Hydrochloride; Isosorbide Mononitrate



Possible Symmetrel side effects in 53 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2012-07-19

Patient: 53 year old male

Reactions: Blepharospasm, Psychiatric Symptom, Atrioventricular Block Complete

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Dosage: 0.4 mg, 2 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety Disorder

Cabergoline
    Dosage: 1 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    End date: 2012-06-19

Carbidopa
    Dosage: 87.5 mg, 6 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2011-07-20

Comtan
    Dosage: 100 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease

Donepezil HCL
    Dosage: 5 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-07-05
    End date: 2012-06-21

Donepezil HCL
    Dosage: blinded therapy (3mg or placebo) (1 in 1 d)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2011-06-23
    End date: 2011-07-04

Pramipexole Dihydrochloride
    Dosage: 1 mg, 2 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease

Pramipexole Dihydrochloride
    Dosage: 0.25 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-01-18

Seroquel
    Dosage: 25 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Psychiatric Symptom
    Start date: 2012-06-21
    End date: 2012-06-23

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 50 mg, 4 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    End date: 2012-06-19

Zyprexa
    Dosage: 5 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Psychiatric Symptom
    Start date: 2012-06-23

Other drugs received by patient: Rinderon-V



Possible Symmetrel side effects in 53 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2012-07-13

Patient: 53 year old male

Reactions: Blepharospasm, Psychiatric Symptom, Atrioventricular Block Complete

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Alprazolam
    Dosage: 0.4 mg, 2 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety Disorder

Cabergoline
    Dosage: 1 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    End date: 2012-06-19

Comtan
    Dosage: 100 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease

Donepezil HCL
    Dosage: 5 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-07-05
    End date: 2012-06-21

Donepezil HCL
    Dosage: blinded therapy (3mg or placebo) (1 in 1 d)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2011-06-23
    End date: 2011-07-04

Dopacol
    Dosage: 87.5 mg, 6 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2011-07-20

Pramipexole Dihydrochloride
    Dosage: 0.25 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-01-18

Pramipexole Dihydrochloride
    Dosage: 1 mg, 2 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease

Seroquel
    Dosage: 25 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Psychiatric Symptom
    Start date: 2012-06-21
    End date: 2012-06-23

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 50 mg, 4 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    End date: 2012-06-19

Zyprexa
    Dosage: 5 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Psychiatric Symptom
    Start date: 2012-06-23

Other drugs received by patient: Rinderon-V



Possible Symmetrel side effects in 53 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2012-07-11

Patient: 53 year old male

Reactions: Blepharospasm, Atrioventricular Block Complete, Psychiatric Symptom

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cabergoline
    Dosage: 1 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    End date: 2012-06-19

Comtan
    Dosage: 100 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease

Donepezil HCL
    Dosage: blinded therapy (3mg or placebo) (1 in 1 d)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2011-06-23
    End date: 2011-07-04

Donepezil HCL
    Dosage: 5 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-07-05
    End date: 2012-06-21

Dopacol
    Dosage: 87.5 mg, 6 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2011-07-20

Pramipexole Dihydrochloride
    Dosage: 0.25 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-01-18

Pramipexole Dihydrochloride
    Dosage: 1 mg, 2 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease

Seroquel
    Dosage: 25 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Psychiatric Symptom
    Start date: 2012-06-21
    End date: 2012-06-23

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 50 mg, 4 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    End date: 2012-06-19

Zyprexa
    Dosage: 5 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Psychiatric Symptom
    Start date: 2012-06-23

Other drugs received by patient: Alprazolam; Rinderon-V



Possible Symmetrel side effects in 53 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2012-07-10

Patient: 53 year old male

Reactions: Blepharospasm, Atrioventricular Block Complete, Psychiatric Symptom

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cabergoline
    Dosage: 1 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    End date: 2012-06-19

Carbidopa + Levodopa
    Dosage: 87.5 mg, 6 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2011-07-20

Comtan
    Dosage: 100 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease

Donepezil HCL
    Dosage: blinded therapy (3mg or placebo) (1 in 1 d)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2011-06-23
    End date: 2011-07-04

Donepezil HCL
    Dosage: 5 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-07-05
    End date: 2012-06-21

Pramipexole Dihydrochloride
    Dosage: 0.25 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-01-18

Pramipexole Dihydrochloride
    Dosage: 1 mg, 2 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease

Seroquel
    Dosage: 25 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Psychiatric Symptom
    Start date: 2012-06-21
    End date: 2012-06-23

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 50 mg, 4 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    End date: 2012-06-19

Zyprexa
    Dosage: 5 mg, 1 in 1 d
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Psychiatric Symptom
    Start date: 2012-06-23

Other drugs received by patient: Rinderon-V; Alprazolam



Possible Symmetrel side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-06-21

Patient: male

Reactions: Pneumonia Aspiration, Hepatic Function Abnormal, Haemorrhagic Cerebral Infarction

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Activase
    Indication: Embolic Stroke
    Start date: 2011-12-25
    End date: 2011-12-25

Ampicillin Sodium / Sulbactam Sodium
    Dosage: brand name: picillibacta
    Indication: Pneumonia Aspiration
    End date: 2012-01-06

Aspirin
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Embolic Stroke
    Start date: 2011-12-25
    End date: 2012-01-04

Hangekobokuto
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Mental Impairment
    Start date: 2011-12-29
    End date: 2012-01-08

Radicut
    Indication: Embolic Stroke
    Start date: 2011-12-25
    End date: 2012-01-04

Symmetrel
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Mental Impairment
    Start date: 2011-12-29
    End date: 2012-01-06

Other drugs received by patient: Heparin Sodium; Bisoprolol Fumarate; Laxoberon; Vancomycin; Lansoprazole; Amlodipine; Gasmotin; Vancomycin; Enalapril Maleate; Warfarin Sodium; Vancomycin; Glyceol; Warfarin Potassium; Amlodipine; Nicardipine HCL; Lansoprazole; Cefazolin Sodium; Amlodipine; Amlodipine; Warfarin Sodium; Warfarin Sodium; Glyceol; Warfarin Sodium; Warfarin Sodium; Verapamil HCL



Possible Symmetrel side effects in 45 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2012-06-01

Patient: 45 year old male, weighing 86.0 kg (189.2 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Renal Impairment, Ileus, Respiratory Failure, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Abilify
    Dosage: 3mg:05jul-07jul11, 6mg:08jul-11jul11, 9mg:12jul-19jul11.
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Schizophrenia
    Start date: 2011-07-05
    End date: 2011-07-19

Akineton
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinsonism
    Start date: 1996-10-01
    End date: 2011-07-19

Cremin
    Dosage: granules
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Schizophrenia
    Start date: 1996-10-01
    End date: 2011-07-19

Fludecasin
    Indication: Schizophrenia
    Start date: 2004-05-25
    End date: 2011-06-20

Pentona
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinsonism
    Start date: 1996-10-01
    End date: 2011-07-19

Promethazine HCL
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinsonism
    Start date: 1996-10-01
    End date: 2011-07-19

Symmetrel
    Dosage: granules
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinsonism
    Start date: 1996-10-01
    End date: 2011-07-19

Other drugs received by patient: Lasix; Trichlormethiazide; Diazepam



Possible Symmetrel side effects in 60 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2012-05-29

Patient: 60 year old male

Reactions: Psychotic Disorder, Persecutory Delusion, Hallucination, Visual, Hallucination, Auditory

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ritalin
    Dosage: 40 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypersomnia

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 150 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease

Other drugs received by patient: Quetiapine Fumarate; Carbidopa + Levodopa; Cabergoline; Quetiapine Fumarate; Clonazepam



Possible Symmetrel side effects in 80 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2012-05-21

Patient: 80 year old female

Reactions: Drug Level Increased, Dyskinesia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Symmetrel

Other drugs received by patient: Gramalil



Possible Symmetrel side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Germany on 2012-04-18

Patient: female

Reactions: Altered State of Consciousness, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Memantine HCL
    Dosage: 5 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Dementia Alzheimer's Type
    Start date: 2011-07-21
    End date: 2011-07-27

Memantine HCL
    Dosage: 10 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-07-28
    End date: 2011-08-03

Memantine HCL
    Dosage: 15 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-08-04
    End date: 2011-08-10

Memantine HCL
    Dosage: 20 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-08-11
    End date: 2011-11-18

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 100 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cerebral Infarction
    Start date: 2011-06-09
    End date: 2011-06-22

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 50 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-06-23
    End date: 2011-10-26

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 100 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-10-27

Other drugs received by patient: Rozerem; Aricept



Possible Symmetrel side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Australia on 2012-04-03

Patient: male, weighing 69.0 kg (151.8 pounds)

Reactions: Hypotension, Heart Valve Incompetence, Extrasystoles, Diastolic Dysfunction, Heart Rate Decreased, Ventricular Hypertrophy, Pulmonary Valve Incompetence, Dilatation Atrial, Ejection Fraction Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metoprolol Tartrate

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 100 mg, in the morning

Other drugs received by patient: Domperidone; Benzhexol; Atorvastatin; Carbidopa + Levodopa; Multi-Vitamin; Olanzapine; Omeprazole; Citalopram Hydrobromide



Possible Symmetrel side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Australia on 2012-03-09

Patient: male, weighing 69.0 kg (151.8 pounds)

Reactions: Ventricular Hypertrophy, Pulmonary Valve Incompetence, Dilatation Atrial, Heart Valve Incompetence, Ejection Fraction Decreased, Extrasystoles, Diastolic Dysfunction

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metoprolol Tartrate

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 100 mg, in the morning

Other drugs received by patient: Atorvastatin; Citalopram Hydrobromide; Omeprazole; Olanzapine; Benzhexol; Carbidopa + Levodopa; Multi-Vitamin; Domperidone



Possible Symmetrel side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Australia on 2012-03-01

Patient: male, weighing 69.0 kg (151.8 pounds)

Reactions: Ventricular Hypertrophy, Pulmonary Valve Incompetence, Dilatation Atrial, Extrasystoles, Heart Valve Incompetence, Ejection Fraction Decreased, Diastolic Dysfunction

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metoprolol Tartrate

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 100 mg, in the morning

Other drugs received by patient: Multi-Vitamin; Atorvastatin; Carbidopa + Levodopa; Citalopram Hydrobromide; Olanzapine; Domperidone; Benzhexol; Omeprazole



Possible Symmetrel side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-02-24

Patient: female

Reactions: Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Parlodel
    Administration route: Oral

Symmetrel
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Symmetrel side effects in 86 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Germany on 2012-02-24

Patient: 86 year old female

Reactions: Decreased Activity, Altered State of Consciousness, Somnolence, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Memantine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 20 mg (20 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Dementia Alzheimer's Type
    Start date: 2011-08-11
    End date: 2011-11-18

Memantine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 5 mg (5 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral 10 mg (10 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral 15 mg (15 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Dementia Alzheimer's Type
    Start date: 2011-08-04
    End date: 2011-08-10

Memantine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 5 mg (5 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral 10 mg (10 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral 15 mg (15 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Dementia Alzheimer's Type
    Start date: 2011-07-28
    End date: 2011-08-03

Memantine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 5 mg (5 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral 10 mg (10 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral 15 mg (15 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Dementia Alzheimer's Type
    Start date: 2011-07-21
    End date: 2011-07-27

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 100 mg (50 mg, 2 in 1 d), oral 50 mg (25 mg, 2 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cerebral Infarction
    Start date: 2011-06-09
    End date: 2011-06-22

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 100 mg (50 mg, 2 in 1 d), oral 50 mg (25 mg, 2 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cerebral Infarction
    Start date: 2011-06-23
    End date: 2011-10-26

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 100 mg (50 mg, 2 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cerebral Infarction
    Start date: 2011-10-27

Other drugs received by patient: Rozerem (Ramelteon) (Ramelteon); Aricept D (Donepezil Hydrochloride) (Donepezil Hydrochloride)



Possible Symmetrel side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-02-22

Patient: male, weighing 53.0 kg (116.6 pounds)

Reactions: Movement Disorder, Necrosis, Drug Interaction, Blood Albumin Decreased, Platelet Count Increased, Blood Cholesterol Decreased, Haematocrit Decreased, Gamma-Glutamyltransferase Increased, Decubitus Ulcer, Oedema Peripheral, Drug Administration Error, White Blood Cell Count Increased, Haematuria, Muscular Weakness, Hypoaesthesia, Haemoglobin Decreased, Blood Potassium Decreased, Depressed Level of Consciousness

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Symmetrel
    Dosage: 200 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2011-07-26

Tegretol
    Dosage: 200 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2011-07-26

Other drugs received by patient: Amoban; Plavix; Sennoside; Lasix; Warfarin Sodium; Chorei-TO; Lansoprazole



Possible Symmetrel side effects in 86 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from Germany on 2012-02-17

Patient: 86 year old female

Reactions: Decreased Activity, Altered State of Consciousness, Somnolence, Sluggishness, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Memantine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 5;10;15 mg (5 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Dementia Alzheimer's Type
    Start date: 2011-08-04
    End date: 2011-08-10

Memantine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 5;10;15 mg (5 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Dementia Alzheimer's Type
    Start date: 2011-07-21
    End date: 2011-07-27

Memantine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 5;10;15 mg (5 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Dementia Alzheimer's Type
    Start date: 2011-07-28
    End date: 2011-08-03

Memantine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 20 mg (20 mg 1 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Dementia Alzheimer's Type
    Start date: 2011-08-11
    End date: 2011-11-18

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 100;50 mg (50 mg, 2 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cerebral Infarction
    Start date: 2011-06-09
    End date: 2011-06-22

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 100;50 mg (50 mg, 2 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cerebral Infarction
    Start date: 2011-06-23
    End date: 2011-10-26

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 100 mg (50 mg, 2 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Cerebral Infarction
    Start date: 2011-10-27

Other drugs received by patient: Aricept; Rozerem



Possible Symmetrel side effects in 81 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from Japan on 2012-02-10

Patient: 81 year old female, weighing 40.0 kg (88.0 pounds)

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Hallucination, Auditory, Visual Acuity Reduced, Fall, Face Oedema, Oedema Peripheral, Dizziness, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Hallucination, Persecutory Delusion, Vomiting, Nausea, Hypochloraemia, Hyponatraemia, Head Banging, Pancreatitis, Pollakiuria, Corneal Oedema

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Diart
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2011-05-31
    End date: 2011-09-06

Diart
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-05-23
    End date: 2011-05-30

Galantamine Hydrobromide
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-05-13
    End date: 2011-05-22

Galantamine Hydrobromide
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Dementia Alzheimer's Type
    Start date: 2011-05-23
    End date: 2011-09-08

Ketas
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    End date: 2011-09-08

Lorazepam
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Norvasc
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    End date: 2011-09-08

Rabeprazole Sodium
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    End date: 2011-09-08

Shimbu-TO (Chinese Herbal Medicine)
    Indication: Pollakiuria
    Start date: 2011-08-09
    End date: 2011-09-08

Symmetrel
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    End date: 2011-09-08

Tambocor
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    End date: 2011-09-08

Tolterodine Tartrate
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Pollakiuria
    Start date: 2011-08-09
    End date: 2011-09-08



Possible Symmetrel side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2012-01-23

Patient: male, weighing 53.0 kg (116.6 pounds)

Reactions: Movement Disorder, Haematuria, Necrosis, Muscular Weakness, Blood Albumin Decreased, Platelet Count Increased, Hypoaesthesia, Blood Cholesterol Decreased, Haemoglobin Decreased, Haematocrit Decreased, Decubitus Ulcer, Blood Potassium Decreased, Gamma-Glutamyltransferase Increased, Oedema Peripheral, Depressed Level of Consciousness, White Blood Cell Count Increased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Symmetrel
    Dosage: 200 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2011-07-26

Tegretol
    Dosage: 200 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    End date: 2011-07-26

Other drugs received by patient: Warfarin Sodium; Lasix; Sennoside; Lansoprazole; Amoban; Plavix; Chorei-TO



Possible Symmetrel side effects in 68 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from Japan on 2012-01-04

Patient: 68 year old male

Reactions: Alopecia, Penile Size Reduced

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Comtan
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2009-01-01

Menest
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2003-01-01

Symmetrel
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2003-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Permax; Pramipexole Dihydrochloride



Possible Symmetrel side effects in 68 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from Japan on 2011-12-22

Patient: 68 year old male

Reactions: Alopecia, Penile Size Reduced

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Comtan
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2009-01-01

Menest
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2003-01-01

Symmetrel
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2003-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Pramipexole Dihydrochloride; Permax



Possible Symmetrel side effects in 68 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from Japan on 2011-12-02

Patient: 68 year old male

Reactions: Alopecia, Penile Size Reduced

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Comtan
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2009-01-01

Symmetrel
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2003-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Menest; Permax; Pramipexole Dihydrochloride



Possible Symmetrel side effects in 81 year old female

Reported by a physician from Japan on 2011-11-23

Patient: 81 year old female

Reactions: Sepsis, Impetigo, Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Allopurinol
    Dosage: (100 mg qd oral)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Gout
    Start date: 2011-02-12
    End date: 2011-03-16

Enalapril Maleate
    Dosage: (5 mg, daily oral)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    Start date: 2011-02-24
    End date: 2011-02-28

Lasix
    Dosage: (40 mg qd oral)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    Start date: 2011-02-01
    End date: 2011-03-16

Neodopasol (Neodopasol - Levodopa - Benserazide Hydrochloride) (Not SP
    Dosage: (0.5 tablet 3 times a day oral)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2011-03-06
    End date: 2011-03-16

Symmetrel
    Dosage: (50 mg bid oral)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease
    Start date: 2011-02-01
    End date: 2011-03-11



Possible Symmetrel side effects in 62 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2011-11-09

Patient: 62 year old male

Reactions: Blood Urea Increased, Dyskinesia, Abnormal Behaviour, Toxicity To Various Agents, Hyperhidrosis, Delusion, Tremor, Aggression, Speech Disorder, Myoclonus, Irritability, Renal Impairment, Dehydration, Blood Creatinine Increased, Hallucination, Decreased Appetite

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Comtan

Levodopa

Symmetrel
    Dosage: 50 mg, tid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease



Possible Symmetrel side effects in 45 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Japan on 2011-10-14

Patient: 45 year old male, weighing 86.0 kg (189.2 pounds)

Reactions: Malabsorption, Persecutory Delusion, Pneumonia, Anaemia, Renal Impairment, Ileus, Respiratory Failure, Dehydration, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, White Blood Cell Count Increased, Infection, Inflammation

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Abilify
    Dosage: 3mg:05jul-07jul11, 6mg:08jul-11jul11, 9mg:12jul-19jul11.
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Schizophrenia
    Start date: 2011-07-05
    End date: 2011-07-19

Akineton
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinsonism
    Start date: 1996-10-01
    End date: 2011-07-19

Cremin
    Dosage: granules
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Schizophrenia
    Start date: 1996-10-01
    End date: 2011-07-19

Fluphenazine Decanoate
    Indication: Schizophrenia
    Start date: 2004-05-25
    End date: 2011-06-20

Pentona
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinsonism
    Start date: 1996-10-01
    End date: 2011-07-19

Promethazine HCL
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinsonism
    Start date: 1996-10-01
    End date: 2011-07-19

Symmetrel
    Dosage: granules
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinsonism
    Start date: 1996-10-01
    End date: 2011-07-19

Other drugs received by patient: Diazepam; Trichlormethiazide; Lasix



Possible Symmetrel side effects in 45 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2011-10-02

Patient: 45 year old male, weighing 86.0 kg (189.2 pounds)

Reactions: Pneumonia, Ileus, Respiratory Failure, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Abilify
    Dosage: 3mg:05jul-07jul11, 6mg:08jul-11jul11, 9mg:12jul-19jul11.
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Schizophrenia
    Start date: 2011-07-05
    End date: 2011-07-19

Akineton
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinsonism
    Start date: 1996-10-01
    End date: 2011-07-19

Cremin
    Dosage: granules
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Schizophrenia
    Start date: 1996-10-01
    End date: 2011-07-19

Fludecasin
    Indication: Schizophrenia
    Start date: 2004-05-25
    End date: 2011-06-20

Pentona
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinsonism
    Start date: 1996-10-01
    End date: 2011-07-19

Promethazine HCL
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinsonism
    Start date: 1996-10-01
    End date: 2011-07-19

Symmetrel
    Dosage: granules
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinsonism
    Start date: 1996-10-01
    End date: 2011-07-19

Other drugs received by patient: Diazepam

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