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Phenergan For Hiccups
Xanax, Phenergan (promethazine):
Xanax is a medication for Anxiety
Phenergan (promethazine) used for Allergy or sometimes as sleep aid.
Do not use them together.
Using Xanax with Phenergan (promethazine) may increase dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking and judgment.
See Psychiatrist for Xanax benefits and side effects and Therapy for Anxiety.
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It's possible: Phenergan (promethazine) has been known to depress breathing in adults and this can be fatal in infants. It is a serious but rare reaction that can happen, so do not continue to take phenergan (promethazine) if you have noticed this, and contact your doctor so it can be noted in your chart. If you are having difficulty breathing, use your inhaler (if you have one). call emergency response if you are having difficulty. ...Read more
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No: Years ago this medication was used frequently in infants and children, but not any more. Reports of apnea, failure to breathe, with tragic results began appearing in kids under 2 years of age. There is a black box warning on this med for use in infants. If you have it on hand, store it for later use. ...Read more
Synergistic: Nubain is semi-synthetic opiod analgesic while Phenergan (promethazine) is an antihistamine. The Phenergan (promethazine) is used in the postoperative period to reduce nausea and to potentiate the pain killing effects of the nubain. The hope is to use less Nubain and avoid its possible side effects by using the Phenergan (promethazine) with it. ...Read more
Yes: These medications are metabolized ny the same enzyme system and can be dangerous when used together. Check with your prescriber or pharmacist. ...Read more
Depends: On site of application and thickness of skin. Generally transdermal medications have an onset of less than an hour and last up to 6 hours. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
What is the rationale of combining injection phenergan (promethazine) with fortwin (pentazocine)?
Hi what happens if you take Phenergan (promethazine) and Zyrtec together? Should I be really worried? Did I do the wrong thing??
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I've been taking phenergan / promethazine every night for sleep, I want to stop taking it but I am worried there will be with withdrawal?
Please tell me the onset of action of Phenergan (promethazine) suppositories? How long after inserting can I use the restroom? How long will the medicine last?
Unbearable itch from sandfly bites woke me up at midnight, I've been taking 180mg telfast in AM, phenergan (promethazine) at night - not enough. Can I increase dose?
EMERG 300mg Demerol by accident thought I was taking 200 and 25 phenergan (promethazine) but found the phenergan (promethazine) and relized I took an xtra Demerol. Will it hurt me?
Probably OK: If you have been taking 200 demerol with 25 phenergan (promethazine) then 300 demerol will probably be OK. Will just be more drowsy. Could have someone stay with you for a few hours to make sure you are not to drowsy. Don't take phenergan (promethazine) or any other med or alcohol for a while. ...Read more
Among other things: Phenergan (promethazine) is a phenothiazine (most of the family are anti-psychotics) which is used primarily for its antihistaminic, antiemetic, & sedative effects. Because it also blocks acetylcholine, it can cause dry mouth, blurred vision, constipation, difficulty urinating. As a phenothiazine it may cause uncontrollable movement disorders (extrapyramidal reaction). Also a photosensitizer. ...Read more
Seizures, rare.: Rare side effects include seizures, and neuroleptic malignant syndrome, a life-threatening neurological disorder. This consists of muscle rigidity, fever, autonomic instability, and cognitive changes such as delirium, and is associated with elevated plasma creatine phosphokinase. ...Read more
Depends: It is weight related but usually 6.25 mg is safe at that age. ...Read more
Death possible but: Overdose signs/symptoms range from mild depression of the central nervous system and cardiovascular system to profound hypotension, respiratory depression, and unconsciousness, and sudden death. Other reported reactions include hyperreflexia, hypertonia, ataxia, athetosis, and extensor-plantar reflexes. Ref: http://www. Rxlist. Com/phenergan-drug/overdosage-contraindications. Htm ...Read more
Is phenergan (promethazine) and dilaudid usually mixed together in one im injection? Or they given separately?
I was reading about phenergan (promethazine) being so dangerous and painful for an im inj. I have a? And want a dr to answer it can I mix lidocaine with it?
No Benefit: There would be no benefit to this. An injection will still cause pain and Lidocaine will also add pain while it is being injected before it begins to work. ...Read more
Increased sedation: This will cause increased sedation.Get a more detailed answer ›