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If I take a antiemetic like phenegran is it still possible I can vomit?

If I take a antiemetic like phenegran is it still possible I can vomit?

Yes: Phenergan (promethazine) works on one mechanism of nausea. There are many reasons someone could experience nausea and may not be controlled with that drug. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more


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What are the best antiemetics for cisplatin vomiting. Would phenergan (promethazine) work at all? It's to my knowledge that cisplatin is the most emetogenic chemos.

What are the best antiemetics for cisplatin vomiting. Would phenergan (promethazine) work at all? It's to my knowledge that cisplatin is the most emetogenic chemos.

Prevention: The best treatment for cisplatin induced nausea and vomiting is to prevent in the first place. Before cisplatin is given you should get a lot of fluids for hydration, then Dexamethasone, 5HT3 antagonist such as Zofran and NK1 antagonist such as aprepitant. together this combination with prevent nausea and vomiting. if still sick Compazine, (prochlorperazine) Zofran, etc can help as needed. Remember hydration! ...Read more

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Is phenergan (promethazine) an antiemetic?

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

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What antihistamine has the strongest antiemetic properties besides phenergan (promethazine)?

What antihistamine has the strongest antiemetic properties besides phenergan (promethazine)?

Nausea treatment: Phenergan (promethazine) is a pretty good medication for symptomatic treatment of nausea. Meclizine seems to work better in motion sickness. If you are still symptomatic with those medications, you should be seen and evaluated by your physician to find out what causes it. Many serious health problems can cause nausea and vomitting. ...Read more

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What other antihistamine has antiemetic properties equivalent or superior to phenergan (promethazine)?

What other antihistamine has antiemetic properties equivalent or superior to phenergan (promethazine)?

None: Most antihistamines do not have much if any antiemetic effect although some anti-emetic drugs may possess some antihistaminic activities. ...Read more

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Is phenergan (promethazine) strong enough to counteract vomiting from ipecac (i know ipecac isnt used anymore, its just a curious question)?

Is phenergan (promethazine) strong enough to counteract vomiting from ipecac (i know ipecac isnt used anymore, its just a curious question)?

Redundant question: Ipecac is given to induce vomiting in children and adults who overdosed. Vomiting is the desired effect. Phenergan (promethazine) is given when in conditions where you wnt to stop vomiting like gastroenteritis. ...Read more

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Would vistaril work as well as phenergan (promethazine) for vomiting associated with gastroenteritis?

Would vistaril work as well as phenergan (promethazine) for vomiting associated with gastroenteritis?

Can work here...: Vistaril (hydroxyzine) reduces activity in the central nervous system. It acts as an antihistamine to address sneezing ; runny nose, as well as hives on the skin. Vistaril is also used as a sedative to treat anxiety ; as an adjunct for anesthesia. Vistaril may also be used to treat nausea ; vomiting. Watch out for sleepiness with this drug ; don't combine it with other sedative agents. ...Read more

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Phenergan (Definition)

Promethazine is an inotrope which is a kind of heart ...Read more


Dr. John Leslie
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Anti Nausea Drug (Definition)

Nausea and vomiting agents are a ...Read more