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do you agree with using phenergan (promethazine) as a sleeping aid? what are the effects?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Phenergan (promethazine): Phenergan (promethazine) is an anti histamine and is sleep, inducing.
Answered on Jul 15, 2018

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