Promethazine is used for several reasons, including treating allergies, motion sickness, nausea and vomiting, anxiety before surgery, and pain after surgery. It's also used as a sleep aid, including before and after surgery. This drug may be used as part of a combination therapy. This means you may need to take it with other.
It has not been confirmed that promethazine is safe and effective for use in children younger than 2 years.
Be sure to l your doctor about all medications, vitamins, or herbs you’re taking. To find out how this drug might interact with something else you’re taking, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. To help avoid interactions, your doctor should manage all of your medications carefully.
Senior dosage (ages 65 years and older).
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Phenergan (promethazine): "took one 25mg to help me sleep however the next day I felt awful like id been drugged just couldn't wake up this lasted all day.i wont be taking them again.
Phenergan is used to treat allergy symptoms such as itching, runny nose, sneezing, itchy or watery eyes, hives, and itchy skin rashes. Phenergan also prevents motion sickness, and treats nausea and vomiting or pain after surgery. It is also used as a sedative or sleep aid. Phenergan is not for use in treating symptoms of.
Phenergan (promethazine) belongs to a group of drugs called phenothiazines. It blocks the effects of the naturally occurring chemical histamine in your body. Promethazine also acts as an antihistamine. It works by changing the actions of chemicals in your brain.
l your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. There are many other medicines that can interact with promethazine. Do not start using a new medication without ling your doctor. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.
Phenergan Tablets are used to treat the following conditions: For short term use: to treat adults with difficulty sleeping (insomnia); To treat allergic conditions such as hay fever or rashes (like nettle rash or hives); To treat or stop you feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting) such as travel sickness; For short term use: as a.
Other medicines and Phenergan Tablets.
Driving and using machines.
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Children over 10 years and adults (including the elderly):
l your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any of the following:
Use this medicine only as recommended. Exposure to sunlight. Do not exceed the recommended dose.
If you have any questions or are not sure about anything, ask your doctor or pharmacist. This leaflet does not contain all the information about your medicine.
Stop taking Phenergan Tablets and see a doctor or go to a hospital straight away if you notice any of the following side effects:
The following effects may happen:
In adults: Feeling sleepy or drowsy, fits, loss of consciousness, uneven heart beat and breathing difficulties.
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
Phenergan Tablets should not be taken 2 weeks before birth.
I've been going through a bad bout after a house move and long running renovations but somehow I'd forgotten about using phenergan and have been muddling along (sorry smile ) on various herbal products like valerian and sleep aid by sainsburys but nothing works much, A week ago I went to my gp.
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I had another terrible night last night, been up since just after 3 this morning. Think I'll try a Phenergan tonight as I feel and look terrible. Thanks all.
I fall asleep OK but wake up after only an hour or 2.