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Medicine For Phenergan Allergy
Is phenergan (promethazine) safe to give my 11 month old baby for allergy itchy skin he's 9.5 and how much can I give him plz?
Babies and Meds:
Phenergan (promethazine) or Promethazine should not be used in children younger than 2 years because it may cause serious (possibly fatal) slow/shallow breathing. When using this medication in older, kids the lowest effective dosage should be used, and other drugs that affect breathing should be avoided. Get medical help right away if slow/shallow breathing occurs.
For allergy, Benadryl or Claritin 1 tsf is safe ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Is phenergan (promethazine) safe for 11 month old baby for allergy and itchy mosquito bites he's 9.5 kg dr recommended 3 mls twice a day till symptoms are gone?
I have sinus & eye allergies I use overthe counter medicine I find the effects are reduced is it possible to build a tolerance to otrivin & phenerghan?
Yes: Otrivin is a local decongestant, should not be used more than few days in a row, as continuous use would lead to rebound congestion, and shouldn't be used if you have cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, and others. Phenergan (promethazine) continuous usage can lead to tolerance: you need more of it after some time to have the same effect. See an allergist or ENT/ophthalmologist for management, good luck ...Read more
I'm 18 weeks pregnant. Very nauseous, vomiting, and diarrhea for roughly 5 hours. Any OTC medication that might help?! Phenergen allergy.
See your doc: There are several causes of these symptoms- some are dangerous. It's best to be evaluated by a gynecologist first. You don't want to miss conditions such as gallbladder inflammation, appendicitis or some infection that could lead to complications in your pregnancy. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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?
Yes: There are definitely drug interactions between Phenergan (promethazine) and Percocet which can lead to drowsiness, mental confusion and others which make operating motor vehicles possibly hazardous, falls possible, nausea to name a few. Be very cautious taking the two together and especially around machinery. ...Read more
My sports medicine doctor gave me a script for Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 for knee pain. & I take phenergan 25mg. Can I take this together or wait 2 hours apart.
Timing: You can take them together but fatigue will be the biggest issue. Even with a two hour difference, the sedation could be noticeable. Likely smarter to separate them a bit. ...Read more
Can I take phenergan (promethazine) if on wellbutrin, topamax, trileptal, klonopin, neurontin? No seizure history im aware of, don't drink or do drugs. Get migraines&nausea.
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.
Do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Yoga ...Read more
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??
Not a problem: No need to worry.Get a more detailed answer ›
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?
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
Yes: Depending on your specific sensitivity only one of the two might suffice. What are we trying to achieve? ...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