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Mineral Bluff, GA
A 22-year-old male asked:

can i take two teaspoons of phenergan (promethazine) dm syrup. i have bad asthma and it's been a rough few days. one teaspoon just doesn't give enough relief. ?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Yes...BUT: You could take up to 1 tbsp for cough relief, but the treatment for asthma is NOT phenergan (promethazine) DM. Should be using albuterol and inhaled steroids and potentially other meds as prescribed.

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Last updated Dec 12, 2014

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