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Dr. Syed H. Sajid
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Promethazine (Overview)

Prevents and controls motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, and dizziness. Also used to relieve or prevent allergic reactions, helps people go to sleep, and control their pain or anxiety before or after surgery or other procedures.


Dr. Syed H. Sajid
172 doctors shared insights

Promethazine (Overview)

Prevents and controls motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, and dizziness. Also used to relieve or prevent allergic reactions, helps people go to sleep, and control their pain or anxiety before or after surgery or other procedures.


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How much promethazine is "safe" to take if you don't want to overdose?

How much promethazine is "safe" to take if you don't want to overdose?

This the infomation: Parenteral: 25 mg IV or im once, followed by close observation for response. This dose may be repeated within 2 hours if needed. Oral therapy should be started as soon as feasible if continued medication is required. Oral: 25 mg orally once. This dose may be repeated every 4 hours as needed. Rectal: 25 mg administered rectally once. This dose may be repeated every 4 hours as needed. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: promethazine?

Please describe the medication: promethazine?

Promethazine: Prevents and controls motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, and dizziness. Also used to relieve or prevent allergic reactions, helps people go to sleep, and control their pain or anxiety before or after surgery or other procedures. ...Read more

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Is it possiable for ur body to become immune against promethazine. I am 14 weeks pregnant n it prescribe by my doc. It help for a while but not it not?

Is it possiable for ur body to become immune against promethazine. I am 14 weeks pregnant n it prescribe by my doc. It help for a while but not it not?

Tolerance: Phenergan (promethazine) should not be used continuously, as you could develop tolerance to it. It should only be used for extremes of morning sickness, and only if Reglan does not work, as it is generally considered safer. ...Read more

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My phlegm type cough is kicking up again and I was wondering if it was safe to take my promethazine DM while on suboxone?

My phlegm type cough is kicking up again and I was wondering if it was safe to take my promethazine DM while on suboxone?

Talk to provider: antihistamines have significant interactions with opioids, including buprenorphine, and may cause excessive sedation. There is nothing magic about Promethazine as a cough suppressant, and you could probably get the same or similar effect just using plain Robitussin DM, and leaving antihistamines out of it, particularly phenergan, (promethazine) which really is a drug of abuse when combined with methadone. ...Read more

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What is a safe dosage for promethazine hydrochloride?

What is a safe dosage for promethazine hydrochloride?

Promethazine: 25mg every 6 hours would be my maximum dosage. This may make you drowsy however. Be careful taking other medications at the same time. ...Read more