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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

Phenergan (Definition)

Promethazine is an inotrope which is a kind of heart ...Read more


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How do I relieve the side effects of acetaminophen/codeine?

How do I relieve the side effects of acetaminophen/codeine?

Change drug?: One obvious option is to change medications. You dont mention the specific aide effect but usual ones seen are itching (take benadryl), nausea (eat first) and sleepiness (gets better with time). ...Read more

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Is it actually true that dimenhydrinate will stop or help the itching side effects codeine?

Is it actually true that dimenhydrinate will stop or help the itching side effects codeine?

Diphenhydramine: Aka Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an anti-histamine that helps block the h1-histamine receptor that leads to itch but beware that it lasts for only 4-6 hours and will cause drowsiness. ...Read more

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I have 30mg codeine with 300mg asprin in it. If I take 2 will the asprin have negative side effects/ is it safe? Thanks

I have 30mg codeine with 300mg asprin in it. If I take 2 will the asprin have negative side effects/ is it safe? Thanks

Safe if prescribed: Take as prescribed by your doctor.Safe as log as you do not suffer from peptic ulcer in your stomach and not allergic to Aspirin Take as prescribed ...Read more

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I mixed zzzquil with codeine, not sure if that was a good idea. I just wanted some sleep. What are possible side effects?

I mixed zzzquil with codeine, not sure if that was a good idea. I just wanted some sleep. What are possible side effects?

Yes, stupid: First off, do not do either for sleep. Look at your overall life situation. Are you stressed, overweight, drinking coffee or other caffeinated beverages late in the day. Try meditation, exercise, all those types of medication interferes with your rem sleep and may cause you to me more anxious. ...Read more

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I'm taking codeine 60mg x4 a day and was just ordering if it can make your oxygen saturation lower? My sats are 91% - 94% occasionally. Side effects??

I'm taking codeine 60mg x4 a day and was just ordering if it can make your oxygen saturation lower? My sats are 91% - 94% occasionally. Side effects??

Mgt: Codeine has an adverse effect on the respiratory system and can lead to reduced ventilation. As a result this may lower the oxygen saturation. The effect is dose dependent, so you may consider taking less per dose, after speaking with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are side effects of codeine?

What are side effects of codeine?

Similar to morphine: Codiene is classed as an opiate. The parent drug of this class is morphine. The side effects are similar for all drugs in the class and include itching, nausea, vomiting, euphoria, drowsiness, dry mouth, depression, urinary retention (difficulty urinating) and constipation. A potentially serious side effect is respiratory depression or a slowing of respirations leading to respiratory arrest. ...Read more

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