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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

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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 isnt used anymore, its just a curious question)?

Is phenergan (promethazine) strong enough to counteract vomiting from ipecac (i know ipecac isnt 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