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Phenergan Vc Allergy In Children
Is phenergan (promethazine) safe to give my 11 month old baby for allergy itchy skin he's 9.5 and how much can I give him plz?
Babies and Meds: Phenergan (promethazine) or Promethazine should not be used in children younger than 2 years because it may cause serious (possibly fatal) slow/shallow breathing. When using this medication in older, kids the lowest effective dosage should be used, and other drugs that affect breathing should be avoided. Get medical help right away if slow/shallow breathing occurs. For allergy, Benadryl or Claritin 1 tsf is safe ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Is phenergan (promethazine) safe for 11 month old baby for allergy and itchy mosquito bites he's 9.5 kg dr recommended 3 mls twice a day till symptoms are gone?
I have sinus & eye allergies I use overthe counter medicine I find the effects are reduced is it possible to build a tolerance to otrivin & phenerghan?
Yes: Otrivin is a local decongestant, should not be used more than few days in a row, as continuous use would lead to rebound congestion, and shouldn't be used if you have cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, and others. Phenergan (promethazine) continuous usage can lead to tolerance: you need more of it after some time to have the same effect. See an allergist or ENT/ophthalmologist for management, good luck ...Read more
I'm 18 weeks pregnant. Very nauseous, vomiting, and diarrhea for roughly 5 hours. Any OTC medication that might help?! Phenergen allergy.
See your doc : There are several causes of these symptoms- some are dangerous. It's best to be evaluated by a gynecologist first. You don't want to miss conditions such as gallbladder inflammation, appendicitis or some infection that could lead to complications in your pregnancy. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Yes: Depending on your specific sensitivity only one of the two might suffice. What are we trying to achieve? ...Read more
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
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
What is the rationale of combining injection phenergan (promethazine) with fortwin (pentazocine)?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Unlikely: Neuroleptic malignant syndrome has been rarely observed during treatment with promethazine. It usually occurs within the first 30 days after exposure to neuroleptics. One case noted in 1999: Neuroleptic malignant syndrome due to promethazine. Chan-Tack KM1. It occurred after 2 days in this case. If suspected it is an emergency situation. ...Read more
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DrugDrug interaction: Always tell your prescribing doctor as well as your dispensing pharmacist everything you're taking, including otc & prescription medications, dietary supplements & herbs. You can also check for drug-drug interactions online. For instance, http://www.Drugs.Com/interactions-check.Php?Drug_list=1147-0, 1863-1205, 1949-1259 shows 3 moderate interactions between 3 medications you mentioned. Go see ur doc. ...Read more
Maybe: Promethazine suppresses a cough. Sometimes it is important to cough so mucus comes off your chest. Other times it is important to get some sleep so Promethazine may be needed, especially if it is used for only a short time. It may suppress a cough and reduce irritation in your throat so you are less likely to cough again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer