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Does promethazine dm syrup have codeine

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Linder
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Yes: Yes, although promethazine is mainly used for nausea, it will make you sleepy.

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Too many: While fluticasone is fine, you are mixing codeine and Mucinex DM (not just Mucinex) which also contains an opiate. Throw in promethazine and you may e... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 35 years experience
Restless leg syndrom: the medication that you are taking promethazine has anticholinergic side effects which aggravates restless leg syndrome. Use alternate medications wh... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: Normal adult dose is 1-2 teaspoons, 2 ounces is a lot if taken as one dose.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
Pain Management 48 years experience
Usually None!: In normal dossage, the only remote side-effect would be constipation, maybe itching although rare. With overdose or with blunts or cigs dipped and smo... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
Pain Management 39 years experience
Yes: Yes. What may represent a fatal overdose for one patient may be tolerated by another patient. Any combination of opiates such as Codeine with other dr... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Maybe (not) . . .: Promethazine-codeine syrup is prescribed to cut down on cough. However, it won't affect duration of infection. Nor make it easier to breathe if you're... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Maybe: Persistent post nasal drip (allergy or non-allergy related), acid reflux, asthma, or vocal cord problem are common causes for persistent cough. Medica... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Not equivalent: but dextromethorphan in adequate dosage has cough suppressant activity equivalent to codeine.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Below: Go to your Health Care Provider, if they deem it needed, they will RX it for your