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Emigan

Emigan Information

Emigan Benefits & Uses

Emigan is used to treat the following -

Emigan Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Emigan

Promethazine

Emigan Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Emigan is used -

  1. Drowsiness
  2. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  3. Dry Mouth Moderate
  4. Confusion
  5. Akathisia
  6. Headache Severe
  7. Seizures (uncontrollable jerking of limbs)
  8. Tremor

Emigan Related Warnings

Is the use of Emigan safe for pregnant women?

Emigan can cause unwanted effects on pregnant women. If you experience any such side effects, stop taking Emigan right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Emigan safe during breastfeeding?

Emigan can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Emigan on the Kidneys?

There are no any side effects of Emigan for [Organ].

Safe

What is the effect of Emigan on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Emigan on [Organ] have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Emigan on the Heart?

Side effects of Emigan rarely affect the [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Emigan with Other Drugs

Emigan should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Emigan Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Emigan unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Diabetes
  2. Heart Failure
  3. Calcium Deficiency
  4. Potassium Deficiency
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Heart Disease
  7. Asthma
  8. Parkinson's Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Emigan

Is this Emigan habit forming or addictive?

No, you do not get addicted to Emigan.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should do not do anything that requires the brain to be active and alert after taking Emigan.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Emigan only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, taking Emigan can treat mental disorders.

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Emigan Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Emigan

Taking Emigan with food is safe.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Emigan

Taking Emigan with alcohol can have severe harmful effects on your health.

Severe

Emigan से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How does Emigan work?

ravi udawat MBBS, General Physician

Emigan works by arresting the free histamines. Free histamines are found in the bloodstream due to allergic reactions, and hence this drug helps in relieving allergic symptoms such as coughing and sneezing. Additionally, it also eases the body and helps in inducing sleep by relaxing the brain. This helps the person to take complete rest and recover faster.

सवाल 9 months पहले

Can I take Emigan with citalopram?

Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD, General Physician

Citalopram is an antidepressant which interacts with Emigan causing increased serotonin levels in the blood. This can cause adverse cardiac effects like high blood pressure, an increase in the heart rate and this might lead to shock. 

सवाल 11 months पहले

Does Emigan cause dry mouth?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS, General Physician

Yes, antipsychotics like Emigan exert anticholinergic effects and as a result, dry mouth is one of the adverse reactions. Some of the additional anticholinergic effects are constipation, urinary retention, and blurred vision. If any of these effects present, it is important that you talk to your doctor immediately.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

Can Emigan cause constipation?

Dr. Gangaram Saini MD, MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Emigan can cause constipation as it is one of the common side effects. Constipation can be relieved by drinking a lot of water, eating lots of fiber, taking probiotics, exercising regularly or taking an over the counter laxative. Talk to your doctor for managing constipation, should you develop the same.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Is Emigan a narcotic?

Dr. Vinod Verma MBBS, Diabetology

No, Emigan is not a narcotic. It belongs to the class of drugs known as antihistamines with an anticholinergic, antiemetic and sedative effects. Sometimes, Emigan is available in combination with codeine which is a narcotic, that acts on the central nervous system to relieve pain. 

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Phenergan (promethazine HCI)