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Doctor insights on: Prometh Vc Plain Syrup

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Does plain senna syrup effect electrolyte balance?

Does plain senna  syrup effect electrolyte balance?

Possibly If LongTerm: Long term use of senna syrup can cause electrolyte balance. It may cause a deficiency of potassium among other electrolytes. The nih does not recommend use for more than 2 weeks. See the following site for more information: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/652.Html. ...Read more

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What is robitussin (guaifenesin) plain syrup? What should I take during pregnancy.?

What is robitussin (guaifenesin) plain syrup?  What should I take during pregnancy.?

Don't use: Robitussin (guaifenesin) contains Guaifenesin which is an expectorant intended to help liquify mucus. It is Pregnancy Category C "Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done." There is little evidence that expectorants are really effective. Best advice to avoid all medication if possible, especially 1st trimester ...Read more

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Prometh syrup stronger than hydrocodone syrup?

Prometh syrup stronger than hydrocodone syrup?

Potency of two drugs: Promethazine and hydrocodone are two different classes of drugs. Promethazine or Phenergan (promethazine) is a neuroleptic used primarily for nausea and hydrocodone is an opioid or narcotic used primarily for pain. A comparison of these two medications as far as their strength or potency is concerned is not feasible since these medications have different indications.. ...Read more

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What's promethazine vc syrup?

What's promethazine vc syrup?

For resp infection: This medicine contains Promethazine and phenylephrine. This medicine is most commonly used for temporary relief of upper respiratory symptoms including nasal congestio associated with allergy or the common cold. ...Read more

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Is maltitol syrup unhealthy?

Is maltitol syrup unhealthy?

No: Maltitol is a disaccaride produced by hydrogenation of maltose. It is a low calorie sweetener. It causes less decay. It is more slowly absorbed than sucrose which make it more suitable in diabetic patents. ...Read more

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What is ipecac syrup used for?

What is ipecac syrup used for?

It's not: It was once a common medicine chest addition if you had a young kid. Studies eventually showed it was often used wrong, inducing vomiting when it actually made things worse.After a while it was just the OTC drug of choice of people who liked to barf and it was removed from the marketplace. ...Read more

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Lorinase syrup Dosage for 34 mos at 19 kg?

Lorinase syrup Dosage for 34 mos at 19 kg?

Generally not used: Generally decongestants are not recommended in children younger than age 4-6 because of the potential for side effects. If your child is having allergic congestion you should check with your doctor about meds, but a tsp of benadryl, (diphenhydramine) or 1 tsp of loratidine, the anti histamine in lorinase would be ok. But check with your doctor saline nose sprays can also aid in combating nasal congestion ...Read more

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For what purpose is Longifene DS syrup used?

For what purpose is Longifene DS syrup used?

Don't see it much: It is the trade name for Buclizine. It is an antihistaminic drug which has been tried in several medical conditions with limited success. These include motion sickness, allergic conditions, vomiting, migraine, etc. A drug company has recently dragged it out of the closet to promote it as an appetite stimulant for children. I am not a fan. ...Read more