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Meperidine And Promethazine Medication
Mepergan fortis: Meperidine is a narcotic painkiller and promethazine is an anti-nausea medication. Mepergan fortis can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. It also has many drug interactions and can't be mixed with alcohol. This medication is very addictive and should be used only by the person it was prescribed for. ...Read more
Yes: This drug is rarely prescribed as it has multiple serious side effects. The worst are the strong euphoria is produces in susceptible people. In addition, in high enough doses, it causes seizures. ...Read more
Can promethazine (prescribed to be taken with demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) after prk surgery) be taken with nyquil (for a cough that is keeping my husband up all night)?
Which medication is more effective in treating insomnia, promethazine or diphenhydramine? Which one causes more sedative effect?
It depends: The best way to treat insomnia most of the time is with improved sleep hygiene - avoid late day naps or caffeine, only use your bed for sleeping, and ensure you have a proper diet and exercise. Sedation is a side effect of the medicines you mentioned, patients may feel more sedate from either one depending on many things. ...Read more
I have RLS and have tried all the medications on the market nothing works. Any suggestions. Also if I take phenergan (promethazine) r Benadryl it makes it a lot wors?
Is this diabetes, or caused by my medication? I have a spinal injury, and am on the following medications: fentanyl 12mcg/hr trans-dermal patch promethazine 25mg tablet-as needed ibuprofin 800mg [email protected] 6 hours as needed naproxen 500mg- 2x daily risperido
It sounds like you went over 24 hours without eating, which could certainly cause low blood sugar. This, combined with your medication regimen could have caused this extreme fatigue. If diabetes runs in your family, your risk of developing the disease is higher. However, experiencing hypoglycemia does not necessarily mean you have diabetes.
Diabetes is diagnosed by blood glucose tests that show a trend of high blood sugars in the blood plasma (over 126). It is manifested by high blood sugar in the blood and low performance of Insulin (which is produced by the body to lower the blood sugar). Symptoms of high blood sugar include extreme thirst/hunger, blurred vision, frequent urination, dry mouth, poor wound healing, recurrent infection and fatigue. See your doctor if you notice any of these signs of high blood sugar. ...Read more
I was prescribed medication Wellbutrin XL Lisinopril Strattera cyclobenzaprine ibuprofen 800 chlorpromazine prazosin promethazine thiothixene? Would this be standard?
Prescribed.: For what was each subscribed? We cannot read your thoughts here. ...Read more
It is a good: Painkiller. Narcotic analgesics are the most efficacious agents available for relief of acute pain. Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) is opioid and good painkiller. When pain is accompanied by inflammation, NSAIDs are more effective than opioids in managing pain. Ask your doctor for more information. ...Read more
Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride): Yes - definitely.Get a more detailed answer ›
Numerous side effect: Serious side effects--twitching and uncontrollable movement, shaking, drooling, restlessness, agitated, high fever, stiff musles, lightheaded, seizures, hallucinations, abdominal pain, rash, joint pain, low heart rate. Less serious---dizzyness, blurred vision, dry mouth, ringing in ears, weight gain, constipation. ...Read more
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
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.
Yes: Normal adult dose is 1-2 teaspoons, 2 ounces is a lot if taken as one dose. ...Read more
Yes: They should not interact.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not specifically: Phenothiazines (the class of drug Promethazine belongs to) does not really have the potential to have physical dependency and a true withdrawal syndrome, but many people who are on this class of agents as well as antidepressants can have a "discontinuation" syndrome, with anxiety, irritability and sometimes "electric shock" sensations after stopping it suddenly. If that happens, taper it slowly. ...Read more
Yes: Meperidine, or demerol, (meperidine hydrochloride) is a very addictive opiate. The opiate also forms a significant physiologic dependence in patients if used for extended periods. Addiction is a biopsychosocial disease with a genetic predisposition. Dependency is a physiologic dependence on a medication. Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) or Meperidine may cause both. ...Read more
An opioid analgesic: Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) or meperidine is a opioid-based pain medication. Its action, risks and side effects are somehwat similar to morphine. It can be dangerous if used in combination of certain antidepressants (such as SSRIs or MAOs). UNlike other narcotics (opioids) it does not constrict pupils. It is often used to reduce shivering after anesthesia. ...Read more
NyQuil: NyQuil contains antihistamines, acetaminophen, a cough suppressant and alcohol. Promethazine is an antihistamine used to relieve vomiting and motion sickness. The combination could cause severe sedation, seizures, drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, and dry mouth. I would avoid taking both NyQuill and promethazine. ...Read more
Mixing medications: The answer is NO!Get a more detailed answer ›
Might not: Several things can cause cough. Depending on associated symptoms, the doctors can guide you to a correct diagnosis and treatment. Phenergan (promethazine) by itself might not be helpful for your severe cough. You should come see a local physician to be evaluated and treated correctly. ...Read more
Dextromethorphan has never been shown in studies to relieve any symptom of colds, flu, allergies, bronchitis or pneumonia, including cough, and can be dangerous in high doses.
If you have thick mucous, use PLAIN guafenesin (Mucinex). If you have nausea or a cough use PLAIN phenergan, or (for cough) phenergan + codeine or hydrocodone (but you will need an rx for phenergan + anything).
None that I know of: Firstly, ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is no longer available in the US market, because of serious side effects - elevated pulse, blood pressure and risk of stroke. Same is true with PPA (phenylpropanolamine), a similar decongestant. Am not aware of any combination medications currently available. In the 1950s the combination was used in the treatment of allergies. There may still be combination products in Canada. ...Read more
Older pain med: People like demerol (meperidine hydrochloride). It's a fact. There's something about it that gives a better comfort to those suffering with pain. Unfortunately, there is a toxic byproduct that keeps us from using it for chronic pain. Most ers have switched to Dilaudid and /or toradol. ...Read more
Maybe (not). . .: Promethazine-codeine syrup is prescribed to cut down on cough. However, it won't affect duration of infection. Nor make it easier to breathe if you're short of breath or wheezing. Most bronchitis is caused by viruses which won't respond to antibiotics. In other words, taking antibiotics won't make you better any faster than if you didn't take them. Go see your family doc to be sure. ...Read more
Consider this info: Most common side effects of Phenergan (promethazine) are drowsiness, dizziness, anxiety, blurred vision, dry mouth, stuffy nose, ringing in your ears, weight gain, swelling in your hands or feet, impotence, trouble having an orgasm, or constipation. Try this link for more info regarding long-term use: http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/2/drug-9412/phenergan+injection/details ...Read more