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Is it possible to overdose on 75ml of promethazine vc codeine syrup?

Is it possible to overdose on 75ml of promethazine vc codeine syrup?

Yes: Yes. What may represent a fatal overdose for one patient may be tolerated by another patient. Any combination of opiates such as Codeine with other drugs that can cause sleepiness such as Promethazine is potentially dangerous. ...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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Do promethazine vc have codeine in it bc the pharmacist said it do?

Do promethazine vc have codeine in it bc the pharmacist said it do?

No : Promethazine vc is Promethazine and phenylephrine; basically 2 medications that combat congestion. There is another medication available called Promethazine vc with Codeine that (obviously) also has Codeine in it. Codeine is a cough suppressant. ...Read more

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What's promethazine vc used to treat? Does it have codeine?

Upper resp. tract sx: Promethazine vc is used for temporary relief of upper respiratory tract symptoms, including nasal congestion, associated with allergy or the common cold. Plain Promethazine vc does not contain codeine.. ...Read more

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Promethazine/codeine syrup side effect?

Promethazine/codeine syrup side effect?

Usually None!: In normal dossage, the only remote side-effect would be constipation, maybe itching although rare. With overdose or with blunts or cigs dipped and smoked, hallucinogenic. ...Read more

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I have bronchitis if i take promethazine-codeine syrup it will help?

I have bronchitis if i take  promethazine-codeine syrup it will help?

Maybe (not) . . .: Promethazine-codeine syrup is prescribed to cut down on cough. However, it won't affect duration of infection. Nor make it easier to breathe if you're short of breath or wheezing. Most bronchitis is caused by viruses which won't respond to antibiotics. In other words, taking antibiotics won't make you better any faster than if you didn't take them. Go see your family doc to be sure. ...Read more

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What would happen if i drank promethazine with codeine that expired 3 years ago?

May not "work": Either it will help your cough (i assume that's what you would take it for) or it will not. Just may not work as well as if it was "fresh". ...Read more