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Is Promethazine A Pain Killer
Drugs: Promethazine is an antihistamine and increases the viscosity of your mucus secretions and makes you tired. The DM stands for dextromethorphan which is a synthetic narcotic which acts on the CTZ (central triggering zone) in the brain stem to turn off cough. It reduces coughing but doesn't address the central problem of why you're coughing, the presence of the mucus.
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Below: Go to your Health Care Provider, if they deem it needed, they will RX it for your
By perscription: From a physician for a specific problem and not just to take a drug.
Yes: Normal adult dose is 1-2 teaspoons, 2 ounces is a lot if taken as one dose.
The melatonin: Dose is quite high. THe question is why do you need either drug. Have you discussed them with your doctor?
Yes: They should not interact.Get a more detailed answer ›
An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. O/D sxs: urinary hesitancy, inability to urinate, rapid heart rate,
low blood pressure, drowsiness, coma, agitation, confusion, disorientation, depressed mood, hallucinations, fever, seizures, tremor, flushed skin,
dilated pupils & muscle stiffness. REF: https://medlineplus. Gov/ency/article/002527.htm
None: Just do not do it. There is no reason to take both.