Is a cough syrup with codine better then promethazine dm for coughs?

It depends. Upon what is cough due to. Is it just allergy? Asthma? From smoking? Infection causing Bronchitis? Pneumonia? And also upon what did you try OTC. Warm Ginger tea is very good for soothing throat. .

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Hello. I just took promethazine dm syrup for my cough the first time and I started coughing excessively. I can not stop coughing am I allergic?

Maybe. Persistent post nasal drip (allergy or non-allergy related), acid reflux, asthma, or vocal cord problem are common causes for persistent cough. Medication side effect is often overlooked as well. Consider a virtual consult to discuss any related symptoms and more about your history for guidance. Read more...

My phlegm type cough is kicking up again and I was wondering if it was safe to take my promethazine DM while on suboxone?

Talk to provider. antihistamines have significant interactions with opioids, including buprenorphine, and may cause excessive sedation. There is nothing magic about Promethazine as a cough suppressant, and you could probably get the same or similar effect just using plain Robitussin DM, and leaving antihistamines out of it, particularly phenergan, (promethazine) which really is a drug of abuse when combined with methadone. Read more...

What does W/DM stand for in cough syrup?

W/DM. Likely with dextramethorphan a cough suppressant. Show it to your pharmacist for confirmation, side effects and if you should take it. All the best. . Read more...

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...

Could Bromfed (brompheniramine) dm cough syrup kill you?

Why do you ask? Are you considering an over-dose? If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. Read more...