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Doctor insights on: Phenergan Dextromethorphan Medication

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Phenergan Dextromethorphan (Definition)

Phenergan/Dextromethorphan is a decongestant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...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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I cannot use dextromethorphan due to other medication I take. Is there any prescription orover the counter cough suippressant I can take?

I cannot use dextromethorphan due to other medication I take.  Is there any prescription orover the counter cough suippressant I can take?

Benzonatate: Benzonatate plus or minus guaifenesin is an alternate. I assume the conflicting meds you take are one of the SSRI or SSNRI antidepressants. The conflict is that concurrent use may cause the serotonin syndrome. ...Read more

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I have bad anxiety and I have no medication to take. Will taking a small dose of benylin (dextromethorphan) help?

I have bad anxiety and I have no medication to take. Will taking a small dose of benylin (dextromethorphan) help?

Benylin (dextromethorphan) is a brand: Name for a number of medications that treat coughs, colds and the flu. So I don't know which product you are referring to. I am not sure that these medications would be that helpful for your anxiety. ...Read more

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Robitussin dm (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) with blood pressure medication, is this okay?

Robitussin dm (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) with blood pressure medication, is this okay?

Robitussin (guaifenesin): Plain Robitussin dm, (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) not the cough and cold form, is ok. The cough and cold form can raise bp. ...Read more

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Does dextromethorphan show up as an opioid in a standard drug screen?

Does dextromethorphan show up as an opioid in a standard drug screen?

No: Dextromethoraphan is not an opioid and will not "show up" as an opioid on a drug screen. ...Read more

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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 maybe you experience nd idiosyncratic reaction to it. ...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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What anti emetic is stronger than phenergan (promethazine)?

Zofran (ondansetron): Zofran (ondansetron) is a stronger anti-emetic and does not have the same side effect profile. Discuss use of this medication with your physician to see if it is an option. ...Read more

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Can I take a phenergan (promethazine) if I took Xanax?

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

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Does Phenergan (promethazine) depress your breathing?

Does Phenergan (promethazine) depress your breathing?

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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Is it possible for me to take phenergan (promethazine) if I'm allergic to penicillan?

Yes you can: Phenergan (promethazine) and penicillin are totally different classes of medication. One is a first generation antihistamine, while the other (penicillin) is an antibiotic. You should take Phenergan (promethazine) safely if you have penicillin allergy. ...Read more

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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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What antihistamine has the strongest antiemetic properties besides phenergan (promethazine)?

What antihistamine has the strongest antiemetic properties besides phenergan (promethazine)?

Nausea treatment: Phenergan (promethazine) is a pretty good medication for symptomatic treatment of nausea. Meclizine seems to work better in motion sickness. If you are still symptomatic with those medications, you should be seen and evaluated by your physician to find out what causes it. Many serious health problems can cause nausea and vomitting. ...Read more

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Is phenergan (promethazine) or Zofran injection safer for cardiac patients?

Is phenergan (promethazine) or Zofran injection safer for cardiac patients?

Cardiac: Matthew. Yours is a loaded question. Cardiac health and zofran/phenergan use will depend on what is the nature of the cardiac illness. ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Holtman
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Dextromethorphan (Definition)

Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


Dr. Ira Friedlander
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Benylin (Definition)

Benylin is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more