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Promethazine

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience in Pain Management
Multiple effects: Promethazine is a potent antihistamine that can cause dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, weakness and occasionally more serious centr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Promethazine is: Used commonly for nausea, usually in the post op or post chemotherapy setting.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Promethazine: Phenergan (promethazine).
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
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
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience in Gastroenterology
No: Chlorpromazine and Baclofen are the 2 most commonly used drugs for chronic hiccups. Phenergan (promethazine) is used more frequently for nausea.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Yes.: This is a first-generation antihistamine used for hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and to treat allergic reactions. It is also used as a sedative and t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
This the infomation: Parenteral: 25 mg IV or im once, followed by close observation for response. This dose may be repeated within 2 hours if needed. Oral therapy should b ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: Phenergan (promethazine) is not addictive.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Sherman
43 years experience in Gastroenterology
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
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience in Pain Management
Why?: Promethazine and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) are both antihistamines. The combination of prometh. With Codeine should be used the treatment of uncontro ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Not equivalent: but dextromethorphan in adequate dosage has cough suppressant activity equivalent to codeine.
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Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Tolerance: Phenergan (promethazine) should not be used continuously, as you could develop tolerance to it. It should only be used for extremes of morning sickne ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Other meds: Compazine and zofran, both prescription medications, would be considered stronger than Phenergan (promethazine) for relief of nausea. Reglan, tigan an ... Read More
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Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride): Is a powerful cough suppressant. If he is coughing while taking it, he should see his primary care physician.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience in Pain Management
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
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Might not: Several things can cause cough. Depending on associated symptoms, the doctors can guide you to a correct diagnosis and treatment. Phenergan (promethaz ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Nausea treatment: Phenergan (promethazine) is a pretty good medication for symptomatic treatment of nausea. Meclizine seems to work better in motion sickness. If you ar ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Cantieri
39 years experience in Pain Management
Synergistic: Nubain is semi-synthetic opiod analgesic while Phenergan (promethazine) is an antihistamine. The Phenergan (promethazine) is used in the postoperativ ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience in Family Medicine
I wouldnt use: Not worth.Risk. May be fine. Buy new otc in am.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
No: Nothing always works.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Roach
41 years experience in Anesthesiology
Depends: They are different classes of drugs. It can be patient specific.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Can't tell: It depends on the dose and how your body responds to them since either is sedating to a degree.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alireza Raboubi
14 years experience in Family Medicine
NO: promethazine VC is promethazine + phenylephrine. there is no ibuprofen in that.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Talk to provider: antihistamines have significant interactions with opioids, including buprenorphine, and may cause excessive sedation. There is nothing magic about Pr ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
37 years experience in Gastroenterology
Promethazine: 25mg every 6 hours would be my maximum dosage. This may make you drowsy however. Be careful taking other medications at the same time.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
24 years experience in ADHD and Autism
depends : Dextromethorophan and Guaifenesin are commonly together in otc cough meds. Vicodin is a narcotic that also has tylenol (acetaminophen) and promethiazi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience in Addiction Medicine
No: No.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience in Geriatrics
Yes: Most. Ommon indication for Phenergan (promethazine) is to prevent vomiting
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
It's : The promethazine that is the problem. Can cause serious arrhythmias. Stop the cough med and call your doctor
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Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience in Pediatrics
Alcohol : Alcohol can worsen some of the side effects seen with promethazine. Both alcohol and Promethazine are considered central nervous system depressants. ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Buscopan Plus: Scopolamine butylbromide (buscopan) is an antispasmodic agent used to treat irritable bowel and/or menstrual cramps etc...This med is also available a ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Lawson
21 years experience in Anesthesiology
Cardiac: Matthew. Yours is a loaded question. Cardiac health and zofran/phenergan use will depend on what is the nature of the cardiac illness.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience in Pain Management
Multiple effects: Promethazine is a potent antihistamine that can cause dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, weakness and occasionally more serious centr ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
They weakly interact: they are often used together; both go out through the liver. the interaction is not huge. the time for half of Pentazocine (talwin) to be removed is a ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience in Pharmacology
Expiration Date: I could not in good conscience recommend that a patient take a medication that is beyond its expiration date. I sorry that i could not answer your qu ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
61 years experience in Psychiatry
No one knows: The only interaction studies involve only two medications. Theoretically, we know a great deal about the manner in which drugs are metalized and they ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience in Emergency Medicine
There are: No glaring interactions between these two drugs so long as you have no problems with antihistamines and have been taking Pantoprazole without any iss ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Mixing medications: The answer is NO!
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Unlikely: Not if you take the dose you are prescribed and it is a proper dose (celexa (citalopram) up to 40mg and Promethazine up to 100mg/day) you can get side ... Read More

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