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Phenamin 5Mg Syrup

Manufacturer: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Promethazine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: May 21, 2019

Belonging to a group of drugs called phenothiazines, Phenamin 5Mg Syrup helps in treating allergies with symptoms like a runny nose, hives, and watery eyes. As an antihistamine, it blocks the effect of histamine in the body. It is also helpful in treating motion sickness, nausea, and vomiting. It is often utilized as a sleeping aid.

If you are allergic to similar medications like chlorpromazine, mesoridazine, fluphenazine, perphenazine, prochlorperazine, thioridazine, or trifluoperazine, Phenamin 5Mg Syrup is not to be used. If you suffer from medical conditions such as seizures, glaucoma, liver and heart disease, sulfite allergy, or an enlarged prostate, alert your doctor. The drug is not for children under the age of 2.

Follow all the instructions given by your doctor while taking Phenamin 5Mg Syrup. It is taken before meals or at bedtime. The syrup must be measured properly using proper dosage spoons. If it is to be used for surgery, it is usually taken the night before the procedure.

You must stop using Phenamin 5Mg Syrup if you experience seizures, nosebleeds, slow or fast heartbeats, weakness, etc. More common side effects are a dry mouth, double vision, insomnia.

  • Hypersensitivity

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this syrup.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women are advised to consult doctor before consuming this syrup.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

Phenamin 5Mg Syrup counteracts with independent histamine for binding at H1-receptor sites in places like the GI tract, uterus, bronchial muscle, and, large blood vessels. It causes symptoms of nausea to subside via anticholinergic actions and by implicating activity on the medullary chemoreceptor trigger region.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication interacts with Escitalopram, Tramadol, Antidiabetic medicines, Antihypertensives.
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