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does promethazine help with vomiting

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Before giving meds, you need to talk to your md. He/she may want to determine the cause of the vomiting. If your child has appendicitis, for example, ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Promethazine in suppository form is approved for use in kids over 2yo. The average 3yo weighing about 15kg/30lb would use about 1/2 of the standard in ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Promethazine: Hi P Cruz ~ promethazine causing vomiting is not an unusual symptom. Trash it ! Its not necessary to use a cough med at all. If you are wheezing we ca ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Sterling
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Doff That Cough!: Something's going on here. First, just don't take any more of that stuff. There are other ways to beat a cough. I assume you're taking this for a coug ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely.: Maybe your dose of Promethazine is too low or you need a different agent like Metoclopramide or ondansetron. Hard to tell without knowing what other m ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
No: Nothing always works.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Redundant question: Ipecac is given to induce vomiting in children and adults who overdosed. Vomiting is the desired effect. Phenergan (promethazine) is given when in con ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: No. A parent must find the cause of the vomiting, and then do the doctor-recommended treatment for whatever the cause is.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
39 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Chemotherapy: Aprepitant is the best drug in addition to dexamethasone.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Can work here...: Vistaril (hydroxyzine) reduces activity in the central nervous system. It acts as an antihistamine to address sneezing ; runny nose, as well as hives ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Norovirus: As long as you don't have diarrhea caused by the virus, Phenergan (promethazine) will help your vomiting.

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