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Promethazine, vicodin, dextromethorphan, and guaifenesin safe to take together?

Promethazine, vicodin, dextromethorphan, and guaifenesin safe to take together?

Depends: Dextromethorophan and Guaifenesin are commonly together in otc cough meds. Vicodin is a narcotic that also has tylenol (acetaminophen) and promethiazine is for nausea. While someone with no medical conditions and no other meds might take them without negative result it is always best to use least amt of medication as possible and to discuss interactions with prescribing provider. ...Read more

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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Promethazine, vicodin, dextromethorphan, and guaifenesin safe to take together?

Depends: Dextromethorophan and Guaifenesin are commonly together in otc cough meds. Vicodin is a narcotic that also has tylenol (acetaminophen) and promethiazine is for nausea. While someone with no medical conditions and no other meds might take them without negative result it is always best to use least amt of medication as possible and to discuss interactions with prescribing provider. ...Read more

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I was prescribed a cough syrup called promethazine-dextromethorphan before I pick it up I would like to know is the syrup gonna give me a high?

I was prescribed a cough syrup called promethazine-dextromethorphan before I pick it up I would like to know is the syrup gonna give me a high?

May be, may be not: This is a combination medixine, the prometazine part can cause CNS depeession, or at times stimulation, so be careful not to combine with other medications that affect the CNS as well, like OTC cold medicines which contain several ingredients similar in action to the one you were prescribed. Don't exceed recommend dosage, you may take it only as needed, call your doctor if any problem, good luck ...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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Does promethazine cause weight gain?

Does promethazine cause weight gain?

Promethazine or: Phenergan is an anti-histamine which is used to treat allergies, motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, control of pain. Its most common side effects are drowsiness, dizziness, constipation, dry mouth and blurred vision. But weight gain is not uncommonly reported...the drug may interact with appetite suppression mechanisms. Extra care should be taken to carefully monitor food intake/increase activity ...Read more

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Is phenergan (promethazine) an antiemetic?

Is phenergan (promethazine) an antiemetic?

Among other things: Phenergan (promethazine) is a phenothiazine (most of the family are anti-psychotics) which is used primarily for its antihistaminic, antiemetic, & sedative effects. Because it also blocks acetylcholine, it can cause dry mouth, blurred vision, constipation, difficulty urinating. As a phenothiazine it may cause uncontrollable movement disorders (extrapyramidal reaction). Also a photosensitizer. ...Read more

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Can I get high off promethazine hydrochloride?

Can I get high off promethazine hydrochloride?

Probably sleepy: You will probably get tired with a dry mouth. If you are looking to get "high" you should dget hlep. ...Read more

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Can an 11 year old take promethazine for nausea?

Can an 11 year old take promethazine for nausea?

YES, Promethazine OK: Promethazine is commonly prescibed for children.
Ar his age: usual dose is 12.5-25mg every 8 hours. A suppository may also help. Hope he feels better soon! ...Read more

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What is the treatment for 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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Is promethazine codeine used for allergies also?

Is promethazine codeine used for allergies also?

Narcotics: This is a anti-causea medicine with a narcotic. Nothing in it is to treat allergies or any symptoms from allergies. The answer is absolutely not. ...Read more

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Promethazine hydrochloride-- what is it used for?

Promethazine hydrochloride-- what is it used for?

Allergies.: This is a first-generation antihistamine used for hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and to treat allergic reactions. It is also used as a sedative and to treat motin sickness. ...Read more

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Long term side effects of phenergan (promethazine)?

Long term side effects of phenergan (promethazine)?

Seizures, rare.: Rare side effects include seizures, and neuroleptic malignant syndrome, a life-threatening neurological disorder. This consists of muscle rigidity, fever, autonomic instability, and cognitive changes such as delirium, and is associated with elevated plasma creatine phosphokinase. ...Read more

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Can promethazine hydrochloride 25 mg make you high?

Can promethazine hydrochloride 25 mg make you high?

Not usually: Drowsiness is a common side effect that you may attribute to being high. For more information, please consult this site.
http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/drug-8895-Promethazine+Oral. Aspx? Drugid=8895&drugname=Promethazine+Oral&pagenumber=6 ...Read more

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Can I get high off promethazine hydrochloride 25 mg?

Why do you ask?: It will make you sleepy and mentally dull. If this is what you want, that is your business. ...Read more

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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

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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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Can I take promethazine and zyrtec (cetirizine) togethet?

Not toxic, but why?: Both have antihistamine properties, if needing the anti-nausea of promethazine, should also address allergic symptoms. Otherwise, zyrtec (cetirizine) less sedating. ...Read more

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What is the difference between promethazine and guaifenesin?

What is the difference between promethazine and guaifenesin?

Rx Vs OTC: Promethazine is an antihistamine may be used to treat allergic reactions and treat/prevent nausea/vomiting. Promethazine is by prescription only/should be avoided in children least than 2yrs old. Guaifenesin is an expectorant, works to thin mucous/makes cough productive (works best if taken with plenty of water) available rx/otc. Both may be seen in combination products use for cough/colds. ...Read more

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What might I do to get prescription promethazine with codeine?

Doctor prescription: You need to see a doctor and you need to have a justifiable reason for narcotic medication.

The reason it is not an over the counter available med is that there should be a good reason to take this type of medication. ...Read more

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The right dosage of phenergan (promethazine) for an 8 year old?

Depends: It is weight related but usually 6.25 mg is safe at that age. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get high off of promethazine hydrochloride 25 mg?

Is it possible to get high off of promethazine hydrochloride 25 mg?

Yes: It's fairly sedating and will make you loopy, sleepy, unable to work or drive safely, and unable to enjoy other things. It's likely to make you dry-mouthed and constipated. Exceeding the recommended dose can depress breathing, cause unpleasant movement disorders, and can kill via the neuroleptic malignant syndrome mechanism. Life's full of things that are more fun than this. Health & friendship. ...Read more

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Do promethazine vc have codeine in it bc the pharmacist said it do?

No: Promethazine vc is Promethazine and phenylephrine; basically 2 medications that combat congestion. There is another medication available called Promethazine vc with Codeine that (obviously) also has Codeine in it. Codeine is a cough suppressant. ...Read more

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What anti emetic is stronger 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 zyrtec (cetirizine) in morning and promethazine at night?

Yes: As long as they are needed. I don't understand why you need to take Promethazine at night since there are many safer alternatives. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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Phenergan Dextromethorphan (Definition)

Phenergan/Dextromethorphan is a decongestant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...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