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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.

Dr. Syed H. Sajid
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Promethazine (Definition)

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 ...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.

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Where can I buy promethazine codeine?

Where can I buy promethazine codeine?

Promethazine codeine: You can purchase this from a pharmacy with a prescription from a medical provider.

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What does promethazine dm do to the body?

Drugs: Promethazine is an antihistamine and increases the viscosity of your mucus secretions and makes you tired. The DM stands for dextromethorphan which is a synthetic narcotic which acts on the CTZ (central triggering zone) in the brain stem to turn off cough. It reduces coughing but doesn't address the central problem of why you're coughing, the presence of the mucus.

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Can I take promethazine if I have bronchitis?

Can I take promethazine if I have bronchitis?

Probably OK: The only concern would be if your are certain medications for your bronchitis especially certain antibiotics which can make side effects of promethazine more likely. I would recommend you check with your doctor.

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Does prospan contain promethazine and codeine?

Not listed by: Manufacturer. "the dried leaves of ivy,  hedera helix  (araliaceae), contain saponins, and extracts are reported to have expectorant and spasmolytic actions.".

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How to ingest 100 25mg promethazine and not die?

Please don't do this: If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support.

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Hey how can I get Promethazine with codeine syrup?

Below: Go to your Health Care Provider, if they deem it needed, they will RX it for your

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How and where can I get myself some codeine w/ promethazine?

By perscription: From a physician for a specific problem and not just to take a drug.

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Can promethazine be used to treat nerves or mental problems?

Can promethazine be used to treat nerves or mental problems?

It can be for both.: This drug was used as an antipsychotic, but not as often now as other drugs are used that likely have less side effects. It is also used as a sedative for those with insomnia, so in a way it is also used for nerves.

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Could you overdose on 2 ounces of promethazine codeine syrup?

Could you overdose on 2 ounces of promethazine codeine syrup?

Yes: Normal adult dose is 1-2 teaspoons, 2 ounces is a lot if taken as one dose.

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Help! Is 20 mg of melatonin and 25 mg of promethazine harmful?

Help! Is 20 mg of melatonin and 25 mg of promethazine harmful?

The melatonin: Dose is quite high. THe question is why do you need either drug. Have you discussed them with your doctor?

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What is the definition or description of: Promethazine overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Promethazine overdose?

Promethazine O/D: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. O/D sxs: urinary hesitancy, inability to urinate, rapid heart rate,
low blood pressure, drowsiness, coma, agitation, confusion, disorientation, depressed mood, hallucinations, fever, seizures, tremor, flushed skin,
dilated pupils & muscle stiffness. REF: https://medlineplus. Gov/ency/article/002527.htm

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What's the difference between promethazine with codeine and promethazine with dextromorphan?

Some differences: These medications are use mainly to treat symptoms of upper respiratory infections such as cough and sneezing, runny nose. Codeine is an opioid that can help to suppress cough but can also be abused. Dextromethorphan is also a cough suppressant that also could be abused.

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What happens if I buy promethazine and codeine separately as I have no other way what's the ratio to mix?

Why!: The combination should be readily available. There has been much abuse of the Promethazine/Codeine Cough Syrup which might be affecting your ability to get it. Requesting this drug is a Red Flag to the pharmacist and physician.