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Phenergan (Overview)

Promethazine is an inotrope which is a kind of heart failure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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What is the treatment for phenergan (promethazine) overdose?

What is the treatment for phenergan (promethazine) overdose?

Activated Charcoal: Phenergan (promethazine) or Promethazine overdose can be treated with activated charcoal to reduce the side effects of an overdose. In addition to activated charcoal, IV fluids and other supportive treatments must be taken to control side effects such as low blood pressure. ...Read more

Phenergan (Overview)

Promethazine is an inotrope which is a kind of heart failure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Does phenergan (promethazine) cause ED in men?

Does phenergan (promethazine) cause ED in men?

No: It is not a common side effect of phenergan (promethazine). If there is no other explanation may be you experience nd idiosyncratic reaction to it. ...Read more

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Do doctors have a problem prescribing phenergan (promethazine) for nausea especially for nausea with migraines?

Do doctors have a problem prescribing phenergan (promethazine) for nausea especially for nausea with migraines?

Phenergan (promethazine) indication: Indicated for nausea/vomiting w/motion sickness. It's was used IV for nausea w/migraines but is caustic to bld vessels ; therefore use has fallen out of favor. W/nausea orally may be vomited ; given rectally has? Absorption. It's an antihistamine ; shouldn't be used in those w/resp problems (asthma, copd, sleep apnea), blood/immune system ds, glaucoma, heart ds w/o caution. Can't use pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have just been diagnosed with gastritis. My doc prescribed me 25 mg phenergan (promethazine). What else can I do?

I have just been diagnosed with gastritis. My doc prescribed me 25 mg phenergan (promethazine). What else can I do?

Other meds can help: Gastritis is mostly caused by acid reflux and irritation of the gastric lining. To help with the condition, antiacids can help as well, such as pepcid, ranitidine, protonix, prilosec, nexium, (esomeprazole) etc. ...Read more

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Can I use Dilaudid with Phenergan (promethazine) before sleep when have pain? I took Dilaudid 4mg for strong headache and woke up with nausea and vomiting.

Can I use Dilaudid with Phenergan (promethazine) before sleep when have pain? I took Dilaudid 4mg for strong headache and woke up with nausea and vomiting.

What does your Dr.: Say? Both of those narcotics are habit forming and addictive outside of short term pain management/use. Phenergan (promethazine) is a decongestant, but is a controlled substance. So, ask your doctor what is best for now. If this is what your management includes, then it will make you drowsy. You shouldn't be driving/operating machinery while on it. Otherwise, there are safer OTCs that can work well for sleep. ...Read more

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Is phenergan (promethazine) strong enough to counteract vomiting from ipecac (i know ipecac isn't used anymore, its just a curious question)?

Is phenergan (promethazine) strong enough to counteract vomiting from ipecac (i know ipecac isn't used anymore, its just a curious question)?

Redundant question: Ipecac is given to induce vomiting in children and adults who overdosed. Vomiting is the desired effect. Phenergan (promethazine) is given when in conditions where you wnt to stop vomiting like gastroenteritis. ...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) safe to take for nausea if on metoprolol.

Is phenergan (promethazine) safe to take for nausea if on metoprolol.

Good question: Phenergan (promethazine) raises metoprolol levels. You can use them together but should monitor HR and BP. You may need to lower the dose of the metoprolol. ...Read more

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I was reading about phenergan (promethazine) being so dangerous and painful for an im inj. I have a? And want a dr to answer it can I mix lidocaine with it?

I was reading about phenergan (promethazine) being so dangerous and painful for an im inj. I have a? And want a dr to answer it can I mix lidocaine with it?

No Benefit: There would be no benefit to this. An injection will still cause pain and Lidocaine will also add pain while it is being injected before it begins to work. ...Read more

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Long term side effects of phenergan (promethazine)?

Long term side effects of phenergan (promethazine)?

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

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I had a nurse who pushed phenergan (promethazine) in my hand and it burned so bad now my hand still feels bruised and my vein is hard. How long will this last?

I had a nurse who pushed phenergan (promethazine) in my hand and it burned so bad now my hand still feels bruised and my vein is hard. How long will this last?

Too long. Get seen!: One of phenergan's black box warnings is severe tissue injury to injected areas due to chemical irritation and tissue damage which causes burning, pain, thrombophlebitis (clots in little veins) and tissue death in the local area injected. If you still have a hard vein and the burning pain is continuing, you should have it checked out by a physician. Some cases need minor surgery to treat. ...Read more

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What should my sister in law do if she gave her child too much phenergan (promethazine)? She gave a 3 year old 25lb child a 12.5mg suppository instead of cutting it in half. What should she watch for or do?

What should my sister in law do if she gave her child too much phenergan (promethazine)? She gave a 3 year old 25lb child a 12.5mg suppository instead of cutting it in half. What should she watch for or do?

Monitor closely: Over a period of 4-8 hours you might notice excessive sedation & slow breathing. It's hard to say when peak level is achieved as rectal meds can have irregular absorption rates. As long as the kid is pink & arouses easily I would just let him/her sleep it off. ...Read more

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Are there any drug interactions between phenergan, (promethazine) percocet, and pepcid?

Are there any drug interactions between phenergan, (promethazine) percocet, and pepcid?

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

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Is it possible for the combination of phenergan (promethazine) and Zofran hurt me?

Is it possible for the combination of phenergan (promethazine) and Zofran hurt me?

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

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Does phenergan (promethazine) cause ED in men?

No: It is not a common side effect of phenergan (promethazine). If there is no other explanation may be you experience nd idiosyncratic reaction to it. ...Read more

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Will Phenergan (promethazine) stop acute/severe coughing?

Will Phenergan (promethazine) stop acute/severe coughing?

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

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Can you tell me is phenergan (promethazine) harmful to take long term?

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

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Can you take phenergan (promethazine) and oxyelites pro at the same time?

Can you take phenergan (promethazine) and oxyelites pro at the same time?

Unregulated: This otc diet substance is not controlled by the fda. Outwardly there does not seem to be any contraindication to taking Phenergan (promethazine) with this, but check with your pharmacist to see if there is anything on his computer that suggests negative interactions. ...Read more

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Can taking a phenergan (promethazine) cause someone to be in an altered state?

Yes: Some significant possible adverse effects of Phenergan (promethazine) involving the central nervous system include catatonic states, confusion, delirium, disorientation, dizziness, drowsiness, euphoria, excitation, faintness, fatigue, hallucinations, hysteria, insomnia, lassitude, nervousness, nightmares, sedation, seizure, and somnolence. I am not sure of the individual frequencies of these side effects. ...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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Long term side effects of phenergan (promethazine)?

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

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Is it ok to take phenergan (promethazine) with suboxone?

Be cautious: The 2 together can lead to inc resp and CNS depression. Pls ask your prescribing doc. ...Read more

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The right dosage of phenergan (promethazine) for an 8 year old?

Depends: It is weight related but usually 6.25 mg is safe at that age. ...Read more