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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

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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Which medication is more effective in treating insomnia, promethazine or diphenhydramine? Which one causes more sedative effect?

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

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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

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 1@every 6 hours as needed naproxen 500mg- 2x daily risperido

It: 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

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I am on the anti nausea drug promethazine. What are the common side effects?

I am on the anti nausea drug promethazine. What are the common side effects?

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

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Are there any drug interactions between phenergan, (promethazine) percocet, and pepcid?

Are there any drug interactions between phenergan, (promethazine) percocet, and pepcid?

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

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Promethazine syrup effect?

Promethazine syrup effect?

Multiple effects: Promethazine is a potent antihistamine that can cause dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, weakness and occasionally more serious central nervous system side effects. It is usually well tolerated in most people. ...Read more

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What is promethazine used for?

What is promethazine used for?

Promethazine is: Used commonly for nausea, usually in the post op or post chemotherapy setting. ...Read more

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Can you give me advice promethazine question on probation?

May be: Please submit a clear & specific question about promethazine. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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What's the difference between promethazine activist and hi tech?

No difference: It appears that these are two different brand names of the same medication (promethazine with codeine). They should be identical otherwise. ...Read more

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How much promethazine can you give a 11year old that weighs 130lbs?

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

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How long after the exportation date is promethazine 25 mg still good?

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

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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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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. ...Read more

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Where can I buy promethazine codeine?

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

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Does promethazine have codeine in it?

Does promethazine have codeine in it?

No: Promethazine is an antihistamine, similar to benadryl (diphenhydramine). It frequently is combined with dextromethorphan or Codeine to suppress coughing in prescription or otc medications. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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.". ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more