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Doctor insights on: Promethazine H Cl And Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide Syrup Dosage

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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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Dextromethorphan hydrobromide--what should I expect for "side effects?

Dextromethorphan hydrobromide--what should I expect for "side effects?

I tell patients: To expect no side effects.....However dextromethorphan can cause drowsiness. More significant side effects include anxiety, slowed breathing, hallucinations all of which require attention. Hopefully it will also suppress a cough which is usually why it is prescribed. www.drugs.com has a lot of good information if you want to check it out. ...Read more

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What is dextromethorphan hydrobromide used for?

Cough: Is the active ingredient in the "dm" of all syrups & pills. ...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 took promethezine HCl 25 mg instead of lisinopril/ hydrochlorothiazide tab 20/25mg for 1 week by accident. Should i be worried i usually take lisinopril but when i cleaned out my medicine cabinet i must've pulled out the promethezine and started acciden

I took promethezine HCl 25 mg instead of lisinopril/ hydrochlorothiazide tab 20/25mg for 1 week by accident. Should i be worried i usually take lisinopril but when i cleaned out my medicine cabinet i must've pulled out the promethezine and started acciden

Promethazine : Promethazine is a drug that is used to manage common cold, allergic reactions and is sometimes combined with other drugs, such as dextromethorphan, to suppress cough (see the link below). It belongs to a class of drugs known as antihistaminics. Promethazine has many side effects and several important drug-drug interactions. One important side effect is drowsiness, which can become significant at higher doses. Operating machinery or driving may become dangerous while taking promethazine. Overdose of Promethazine could result in respiratory arrest and death. Other sedatives such as alcohol, narcotics, tricyclic antidepressants enhance the sedating properties of promethazine. Administration of Promethazine has been associated with reported cholestatic jaundice. Edema (swelling) has also been associated with promethazine. From your description it appears that you may be having potentially serious side effects of this medication. You should stop taking it and see a doctor. ...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


Dr. Katharine Cox
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Benylin (Definition)

Benylin is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more