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Is promethazine a pain killer

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Promethazine: Prevents and controls motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, and dizziness. Also used to relieve or prevent allergic reactions, helps people go to sleep, ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Sherman
Gastroenterology 45 years experience
For resp infection: This medicine contains Promethazine and phenylephrine. This medicine is most commonly used for temporary relief of upper respiratory symptoms includin... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
Pain Management 49 years experience
No: Unless you have the common combination used as a cough syrup.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 51 years experience
No: Promethazine is an antihistamine, similar to benadryl (diphenhydramine). It frequently is combined with dextromethorphan or Codeine to suppress cough... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Drugs: Promethazine is an antihistamine and increases the viscosity of your mucus secretions and makes you tired. The DM stands for dextromethorphan which is... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology 30 years experience
Probably OK: The only concern would be if your are certain medications for your bronchitis especially certain antibiotics which can make side effects of promethazi... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Below: Go to your Health Care Provider, if they deem it needed, they will RX it for your
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
Pediatrics 35 years experience
You took this?: Yes, if you gave it to a small child. Over 60 lbs., not a problem.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 29 years experience
It can be for both.: This drug was used as an antipsychotic, but not as often now as other drugs are used that likely have less side effects. It is also used as a sedativ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 32 years experience
Yes: They should not interact.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
OK: drowsiness may last longer.
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