A 25-year-old female asked:
13 month old excessively vomiting, i have 12.5 phenergan (promethazine) suppositories. he weighs 21 pounds. can i give him half?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 33 years experience
No: No. A parent must find the cause of the vomiting, and then do the doctor-recommended treatment for whatever the cause is.
5250 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Please don't: After years of use in such cases there was a disturbing frequency of kids who quit breathing when given this medication under the age of 2. Please consult the kids doc or answering service.
5250 viewsAnswered Apr 21, 2019
Last updated Apr 21, 2019
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