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Which medication is more effective in treating insomnia, promethazine or diphenhydramine? Which one causes more sedative effect?
It depends: The best way to treat insomnia most of the time is with improved sleep hygiene - avoid late day naps or caffeine, only use your bed for sleeping, and ensure you have a proper diet and exercise. Sedation is a side effect of the medicines you mentioned, patients may feel more sedate from either one depending on many things. ...Read more
I have RLS and have tried all the medications on the market nothing works. Any suggestions. Also if I take phenergan (promethazine) r Benadryl it makes it a lot wors?
Is this diabetes, or caused by my medication? I have a spinal injury, and am on the following medications: fentanyl 12mcg/hr trans-dermal patch promethazine 25mg tablet-as needed ibuprofin 800mg [email protected] 6 hours as needed naproxen 500mg- 2x daily risperido
It sounds like you went over 24 hours without eating, which could certainly cause low blood sugar. This, combined with your medication regimen could have caused this extreme fatigue. If diabetes runs in your family, your risk of developing the disease is higher. However, experiencing hypoglycemia does not necessarily mean you have diabetes.
Diabetes is diagnosed by blood glucose tests that show a trend of high blood sugars in the blood plasma (over 126). It is manifested by high blood sugar in the blood and low performance of Insulin (which is produced by the body to lower the blood sugar). Symptoms of high blood sugar include extreme thirst/hunger, blurred vision, frequent urination, dry mouth, poor wound healing, recurrent infection and fatigue. See your doctor if you notice any of these signs of high blood sugar. ...Read more
I was prescribed medication Wellbutrin XL Lisinopril Strattera cyclobenzaprine ibuprofen 800 chlorpromazine prazosin promethazine thiothixene? Would this be standard?
Prescribed.: For what was each subscribed? We cannot read your thoughts here. ...Read more
Numerous side effect: Serious side effects--twitching and uncontrollable movement, shaking, drooling, restlessness, agitated, high fever, stiff musles, lightheaded, seizures, hallucinations, abdominal pain, rash, joint pain, low heart rate. Less serious---dizzyness, blurred vision, dry mouth, ringing in ears, weight gain, constipation. ...Read more
Yes: There are definitely drug interactions between Phenergan (promethazine) and Percocet which can lead to drowsiness, mental confusion and others which make operating motor vehicles possibly hazardous, falls possible, nausea to name a few. Be very cautious taking the two together and especially around machinery. ...Read more
Can I take phenergan (promethazine) if on wellbutrin, topamax, trileptal, klonopin, neurontin? No seizure history im aware of, don't drink or do drugs. Get migraines&nausea.
Please don't: Take expired medications.Get a more detailed answer ›
Adult Dose 25mgm: 12.5 starting dose. Usual dose is 25 mgm orally but needs to be repeated every6to8 hours. Dose also depends on the indication you are using for. It is a prescription medicine and can be dipenced as liquid, pills, suppository and injections. It is used for allergy symptoms, skin hives, motion sickness and for nausea and vomiting, Discuss with the Pediatrician what you are using for. ...Read more
Expiration Date: I could not in good conscience recommend that a patient take a medication that is beyond its expiration date. I sorry that I could not answer your question. ...Read more
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
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Below: Go to your Health Care Provider, if they deem it needed, they will RX it for your ...Read more