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Please describe the medication: promethazine?

Please describe the medication: promethazine?

Promethazine: Prevents and controls motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, and dizziness. Also used to relieve or prevent allergic reactions, helps people go to sleep, and control their pain or anxiety before or after surgery or other procedures. ...Read more

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Promethazine (Definition)

Prevents and controls motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, and dizziness. Also used to relieve or prevent allergic reactions, helps people go to sleep, and control their pain or anxiety before or after ...Read more


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What's promethazine vc syrup?

What's promethazine vc syrup?

For resp infection: This medicine contains Promethazine and phenylephrine. This medicine is most commonly used for temporary relief of upper respiratory symptoms including nasal congestio associated with allergy or the common cold. ...Read more

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Where can I buy promethazine codeine?

Where can I buy promethazine codeine?

Promethazine codeine: You can purchase this from a pharmacy with a prescription from a medical provider. ...Read more

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Does promethazine have codeine in it?

Does promethazine have codeine in it?

No: Promethazine is an antihistamine, similar to benadryl (diphenhydramine). It frequently is combined with dextromethorphan or Codeine to suppress coughing in prescription or otc medications. ...Read more

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What does promethazine dm do to the body?

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. ...Read more

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Can I take promethazine if I have bronchitis?

Can I take promethazine if I have bronchitis?

Probably OK: The only concern would be if your are certain medications for your bronchitis especially certain antibiotics which can make side effects of promethazine more likely. I would recommend you check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Does prospan contain promethazine and codeine?

Not listed by: Manufacturer. "the dried leaves of ivy,  hedera helix  (araliaceae), contain saponins, and extracts are reported to have expectorant and spasmolytic actions.". ...Read more

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How to ingest 100 25mg promethazine and not die?

Please don't do this: If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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Hey how can I get Promethazine with codeine syrup?

Below: Go to your Health Care Provider, if they deem it needed, they will RX it for your ...Read more

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How and where can I get myself some codeine w/ promethazine?

By perscription: From a physician for a specific problem and not just to take a drug. ...Read more

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Can promethazine be used to treat nerves or mental problems?

Can promethazine be used to treat nerves or mental problems?

It can be for both.: This drug was used as an antipsychotic, but not as often now as other drugs are used that likely have less side effects. It is also used as a sedative for those with insomnia, so in a way it is also used for nerves. ...Read more

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Could you overdose on 2 ounces of promethazine codeine syrup?

Could you overdose on 2 ounces of promethazine codeine syrup?

Yes: Normal adult dose is 1-2 teaspoons, 2 ounces is a lot if taken as one dose. ...Read more

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Help! Is 20 mg of melatonin and 25 mg of promethazine harmful?

Help! Is 20 mg of melatonin and 25 mg of promethazine harmful?

The melatonin: Dose is quite high. THe question is why do you need either drug. Have you discussed them with your doctor? ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Promethazine overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Promethazine overdose?

Promethazine O/D: 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 ...Read more

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What's the difference between promethazine with codeine and promethazine with dextromorphan?

Some differences: These medications are use mainly to treat symptoms of upper respiratory infections such as cough and sneezing, runny nose. Codeine is an opioid that can help to suppress cough but can also be abused. Dextromethorphan is also a cough suppressant that also could be abused. ...Read more

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What happens if I buy promethazine and codeine separately as I have no other way what's the ratio to mix?

Why!: The combination should be readily available. There has been much abuse of the Promethazine/Codeine Cough Syrup which might be affecting your ability to get it. Requesting this drug is a Red Flag to the pharmacist and physician. ...Read more

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I have a really back cough. Going on 3 weeks now. I was prescribed Promethazine for 7 days. Cough definitely calmed. It is not back and worse.

I have a really back cough. Going on 3 weeks now. I was prescribed Promethazine for 7 days. Cough definitely calmed. It is not back and worse.

Need to get checked: Out by a healthcare provider. The fact that you have had a cough with some "whooping" quality and wheezing would be signs of bronchitis, which usually requires some medical treatment (antibiotics vs anti-inflammatories vs inhalers vs cough suppressants) not available over the counter. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Promethazine syrup effect?

Promethazine syrup effect?

Multiple effects: Promethazine is a potent antihistamine that can cause dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, weakness and occasionally more serious central nervous system side effects. It is usually well tolerated in most people. ...Read more

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What is promethazine used for?

What is promethazine used for?

Promethazine is: Used commonly for nausea, usually in the post op or post chemotherapy setting. ...Read more

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Can you give me advice promethazine question on probation?

May be: Please submit a clear & specific question about promethazine. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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What's the difference between promethazine activist and hi tech?

No difference: It appears that these are two different brand names of the same medication (promethazine with codeine). They should be identical otherwise. ...Read more

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How much promethazine can you give a 11year old that weighs 130lbs?

Adult Dose 25mgm: 12.5 starting dose. Usual dose is 25 mgm orally but needs to be repeated every6to8 hours. Dose also depends on the indication you are using for. It is a prescription medicine and can be dipenced as liquid, pills, suppository and injections. It is used for allergy symptoms, skin hives, motion sickness and for nausea and vomiting, Discuss with the Pediatrician what you are using for. ...Read more

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How long after the exportation date is promethazine 25 mg still good?

Expiration Date: I could not in good conscience recommend that a patient take a medication that is beyond its expiration date. I sorry that I could not answer your question. ...Read more

Analgesic (Definition)

An analgesic is any member of the group of drugs used to ...Read more