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Maybe: Promethazine suppresses a cough. Sometimes it is important to cough so mucus comes off your chest. Other times it is important to get some sleep so Promethazine may be needed, especially if it is used for only a short time. It may suppress a cough and reduce irritation in your throat so you are less likely to cough again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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See below: This is an area where you may get disagreement among professionals. Based on *published* data, the World Health Organization does not recommend more than 1 dose. And based on the drug’s chemistry, it *is* expected to penetrate the breast milk and make its way to the infant. In theory, repeated doses by the mother will have the following effect on the baby: drowsiness and possibly toxicity. ...Read more
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
Why do you ask?: It will make you sleepy and mentally dull. If this is what you want, that is your business. ...Read more
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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