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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

Phenergan (Definition)

Promethazine is an inotrope which is a kind of heart ...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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My bf had WORST panic attack Ive ever seen during vasectomy&almost threw up 3 times.Still bad after phenergan (promethazine).Why didnt he get anti-anxiety injection?

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My bf had WORST panic attack Ive ever seen during vasectomy&almost threw up 3 times.Still bad after phenergan (promethazine).Why didnt he get anti-anxiety injection?

Here are some ...: Managing such conditions may widely vary among professionals for various men under various circumstances. But, the counseling / reassuring to naturally calm down should remain the initial and essential step to take. In an aspect and to an extent, his scenario reflects his poor coping ability largely from unrealistic expectation and personal mental background. Working on this direction may help .. ...Read more

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