Belonging to a group of drugs called phenothiazines, Promethazine is used to treat allergies with symptoms like a runny nose, hives, and watery eyes. Acting as an anti-histamine, 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 medicines like chlorpromazine, mesoridazine, fluphenazine, perphenazine, prochlorperazine, thioridazine, or trifluperazine, Promethazine 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 Promethazine. It is taken before meals or at bedtime. The medicine 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.
Is It safe with alcohol?Phenergan 25mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Phenergan 25mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of Promethazine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Promethazine as ingredient
This medication 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
Mezolam 7.5Mg Injection
Medzol 1Mg Injection
Zathrin Redimix Suspension
Pratham 200Mg/5Ml Rediuse Suspension
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