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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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Is it safe to take promethazine with codeine syrup, mucinex DM, and the nasal spray fluticasone propionate?

Is it safe to take promethazine with codeine syrup, mucinex DM, and the nasal spray fluticasone propionate?

Too many: While fluticasone is fine, you are mixing codeine and Mucinex DM (not just Mucinex) which also contains an opiate. Throw in promethazine and you may end up getting too much sedating effect. ...Read more

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Could you overdose on 2 ounces of promethazine codeine syrup?

Could you overdose on 2 ounces of promethazine codeine syrup?

Yes: Normal adult dose is 1-2 teaspoons, 2 ounces is a lot if taken as one dose. ...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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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

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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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Is green colored promethazine w/ codeine syrup the same as the purple or red syrup?

Is green colored promethazine w/ codeine syrup the same as the purple or red syrup?

Please refrain: Given the structure of your question, I suspect you are looking to concoct ""sizzurp." We do not condone the use of medications for such purposes. Please strongly consider not participating in such dangerous activities, because we care about your health now and in the future. ...Read more

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Can I take promethazine syrup without codeine in it to help with my withdrawals and sleep?

Can I take promethazine syrup without codeine in it to help with my withdrawals and sleep?

INSOMNIA EVAL: NO IT WILL NOT. You need an EXAM&LABS CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach. Com gutbliss. Com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science. Com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause INSOMNIA/FATIGUE CHK thyroid panel and thyroid antibodies. ...Read more

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I took 1.5 Tablespoons instead of 2teaspoons of cough syrup Promethazine with Codeine. Will I be ok? Or should I be worried?

I took 1.5 Tablespoons instead of 2teaspoons of cough syrup Promethazine with Codeine. Will I be ok? Or should I be worried?

Prometh c Cod: While not impossible, It would be highly unusual to encounter any serious adverse side effects at this dosage in the standard US concentration. Transient somnolence, dizziness, constipation, dry mouth, blurred vision, urinary retention and other minor side effects may be noted. ...Read more

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Can I take promethazine codeine syrup with benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

Why?: Promethazine and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) are both antihistamines. The combination of prometh. With Codeine should be used the treatment of uncontrolled coughing. Unfortunately, the purple syrup is frequently abused in a number of unusual ways. To add Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to the combination syrup doesn't make much sense in most circumstances and could lead to at least drowsiness or worse. ...Read more

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What's the difference between promethazine and codeine syrup colors yellow and red?

What's the difference between promethazine and codeine syrup colors yellow and red?

Flavor: Promethazine (tradename: phenergan) and Codeine is available as a generic medication in different flavors that have different colors. If the name is promethazine/codein vc, then it also contains a decongestant, phenylephrine. ...Read more

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What is stronger? Hydrocodone syrup or promethazine codeine syrup? In otherwords, which is more addicting or which one has a stronger sedative effect?

What is stronger? Hydrocodone syrup or promethazine codeine syrup? In otherwords, which is more addicting or which one has a stronger sedative effect?

YES: Hydrocodone is a narcotic and should never be taken without a prescription. As a general rule, when experiencing pain always try a non-narcotic pain medication first, such as advil, aleve, tylenol, (acetaminophen) etc, before taking a narcotic, even when the narcotic has been prescribed by your doctor. Pain rarely kills, but narcotics can. Especially when combined with alcohol or other sedatives. ...Read more

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If I'm allergic to hydrocodone, can I safely take promethazine with codeine cough syrup?

If I'm allergic to hydrocodone, can I safely take promethazine with codeine cough syrup?

Allergeic to codone: M of unknown age or medical Hx asks: If I'm allergic to hydrocodone, can I safely take promethazine with codeine cough syrup? ANS: if you mean your allergy showed up as severe hives and SOB and you almost died then no do not take it. If you mean you upchucked with it then might be OK. Trying is only way to find out. If 1 I would not try. Discuss with team. ...Read more

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Can I take promethazine cough syrup without codeine to help me with my heroin withdrawals and sleep?

Can I take promethazine cough syrup without codeine to help me with my heroin withdrawals and sleep?

Not likely to help: You may want to consider a medical assisted detox program. Don't try to detox from heroin on your own. ...Read more

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I've tried mucinex, (guaifenesin) day quil, night quil, and nothing seems to be working to get the cold out my chest. Would Promethazine/codeine syrup help?

I've tried mucinex, (guaifenesin) day quil, night quil, and nothing seems to be working to get the cold out my chest. Would Promethazine/codeine syrup help?

Other symptoms?: How long have your symptoms lasted? Any fevers/chills? Coughing up green or yellow phlegm? Trouble breathing? If any of the above, or if this has lasted over 10 days without improvement, you could have pneumonia or even influenza, which means you should go see a healthcare provider. Otherwise, rest and drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more

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33 week preg. Modrate dry cough (no mucus) and stuffy nose. Cough give me stomoc pain, dr. Priscribe me codeine/promethazine syrup 5ml 3times/day is ok?

33 week preg. Modrate dry cough (no mucus) and stuffy nose. Cough give me stomoc pain, dr. Priscribe me codeine/promethazine syrup 5ml 3times/day is ok?

Most likely safe...: It is always hard to gauge how safe a medication is during pregnancy. Both of the drugs you mentioned are class c which is defined as drugs that have not been shown to be harmful to fetuses, but data is limiting; use if benefits outweigh potential risks. I guess I would ask how bad was your stomach pain from the cough. If it wasn't too bad, I wouldn't take anything (the safest alternative). ...Read more

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Diagnosed w/ double pnue. A week ago. On keflex, promethazine/codeine syrup and albuterol inhaler. Still coughing so hard I vomit and pee. Help?

Diagnosed w/ double pnue. A week ago. On keflex, promethazine/codeine syrup and albuterol inhaler. Still coughing so hard I vomit and pee. Help?

Bronchi inflamed: Your pulmonary infection is attracting an inflammatory response, with mucus exudate that you must clear up and out. The cough is a good reflex. Still, you are miserable. Try: hot showers 3x/day, warm salt gargles hourly, a different cough med (Hycodan) (best rx), Ricola or Halls cough drops, tea hourly, and ask about different antibiotic. Are you wheezing? Any asthma tendencies? Predisone? ...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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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 and where can I get myself some codeine w/ promethazine?

By perscription: From a physician for a specific problem and not just to take a drug. ...Read more

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What's the difference between promethazine with codeine and promethazine with dextromorphan?

Some differences: These medications are use mainly to treat symptoms of upper respiratory infections such as cough and sneezing, runny nose. Codeine is an opioid that can help to suppress cough but can also be abused. Dextromethorphan is also a cough suppressant that also could be abused. ...Read more

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What happens if I buy promethazine and codeine separately as I have no other way what's the ratio to mix?

Why!: The combination should be readily available. There has been much abuse of the Promethazine/Codeine Cough Syrup which might be affecting your ability to get it. Requesting this drug is a Red Flag to the pharmacist and physician. ...Read more

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What doctor prescribes promethazine codeine?

Medications: This common generic medication for nausea is one of the most prescribed medications available. I cannot think of any physician who would not prescribe this commonly. ...Read more