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Are promethazine tablets for nausea highly addictive, can I gain a tolerance?

Are promethazine tablets for nausea highly addictive, can I gain a tolerance?

No: Promethazine is an antihistamine and not typically habituating unless the symptoms for which it is taken are alleviated. In your case i would rather want to know why you stay nauseated enough to require the medication in a frequency to consider habituation. See your doctor about why you stay nauseated. ...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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I am 10 weeks pregnant and having severe nausea , is phenergan (promethazine) tablet safe to take at this stage to ease my nausea?

I am 10 weeks pregnant and having severe nausea , is phenergan (promethazine) tablet safe to take at this stage to ease my nausea?

Not my first choice: For my pts, i would recommend the prima bella wrist band fda approved, or zofran or recently approved diclegis, in my opinion all of those are safer and better than Phenergan (promethazine) tablets and if any of my pts need Phenergan (promethazine) cause the other meds don't work then they always use the rectal suppositories cause they are too sick to keep the pills down, please discuss with your ob. ...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 1@every 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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For quick nausea relief is it better to take a promethazine suppository than the pill?

For quick nausea relief is it better to take a promethazine suppository than the pill?

Depends on variables: If you think you can contain your nausea for at least an hour, the pill form is a likely better choise.Rectal absorbtion is erratic and may take hours to be in your sysytem, while the oral form would already be working. If you can't contain the nausea, the rectal form is better.Zofran (ondansetron) is a product I use for nausea that comes in a rapidly disolving oral tablet, check it out. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 1 tablet of 10mg phenergan (promethazine) per day for pupps at 37 weeks of gestation?

Yes: This skin condition, peculiar to pregnancy, will get better when you deliver. It may take a few days to weeks to subside. It is not dangerous and only needs treatment to help with the itching. Antihistamines, such as phenergan, (promethazine) Hydroxyzine and Diphenhydramine can be used safely to cut down on the itching. ...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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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