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Can promethazine be used to treat nerves or mental problems?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
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In brief: It can be for both.

This drug was used as an antipsychotic, but not as often now as other drugs are used that likely have less side effects.
It is also used as a sedative for those with insomnia, so in a way it is also used for nerves.

In brief: It can be for both.

This drug was used as an antipsychotic, but not as often now as other drugs are used that likely have less side effects.
It is also used as a sedative for those with insomnia, so in a way it is also used for nerves.
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