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Emispan

Emispan Information

Emispan Benefits & Uses

Emispan is used to treat the following -

Emispan 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 Emispan

Promethazine

Emispan Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Emispan 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

Emispan Related Warnings

Is the use of Emispan safe for pregnant women?

Emispan may have some side effects during pregnancy. If there is any side effect of Emispan during pregnancy, discontinue it immediately. Take medical advice before using it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Emispan safe during breastfeeding?

Emispan may lead to some side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel any unwanted symptoms after taking Emispan, then do not take it again and call your doctor right away. Your doctor will tell you the best option for you.

Moderate

What is the effect of Emispan on the Kidneys?

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

Safe

What is the effect of Emispan on the Liver?

Emispan is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Emispan on the Heart?

Emispan is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Emispan with Other Drugs

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

Emispan Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Emispan 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 Emispan

Is this Emispan habit forming or addictive?

No, Emispan is not habit forming.

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

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Emispan. So it is best to avoid driving.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Emispan only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, this Emispan works for mental disorders.

हाँ

Emispan Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Emispan

You can take Emispan with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Emispan

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Emispan as it can have severe side effects.

Severe

Emispan से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How to take Emispan?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS, General Physician

Emispan is available in the form of injectable, tablets and syrups to be taken orally, as a suppository to be taken rectally. When taken for treating allergies, it is taken 1 to 4 times a day usually before meals or at bedtime. When used for treating cold, it is taken every 4 to 6 hours. When used for treating motion sickness, it is taken 30 to 60 minutes before travel and again after 8 to 10 hours if required. Emispan might also be taken at bedtime before surgery to feel relaxed and sleep properly. The suppositories are meant for rectal use. Do not use them in any other body cavity. If using Emispan liquid, avoid using a household spoon and use the measuring cup that is dispensed with the syrup. The Emispan should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Is Emispan a narcotic?

Dr. Vinod Verma MBBS, Diabetology

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

सवाल over 1 year पहले

What is Emispan?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS, General Surgery

Emispan belongs to the class of compounds known as phenothiazines. It has antihistaminic, antiemetic and sedative properties. Emispan is indicated to be used for allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis, allergic responses of the body to blood and plasma products. In combination with other drugs, the Emispan is used for treating the symptoms of common cold like sneezing, runny nose and coughing. In some cases, this drug is also used to sedate patients before labor and surgical procedures. It is also used to treat motion sickness, nausea, and vomiting. 

सवाल 12 months पहले

Does Emispan cause weight gain?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS, General Physician

Most antipsychotics cause weight gain and Emispan is also one of the drugs that cause the same. Emispan induces sleep and causes lethargy in patients due to which the physical activity gets reduced, leading to weight gain. Since weight loss is difficult for most people, emphasis should be paid on preventing weight gain using lifestyle modifications comprising a change of diet and the addition of physical activity in routine. 

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Is it safe to take Emispan?

Dr. Ramraj MBBS, Other

Yes, Emispan can be used safely for the treatment of nausea, cold, allergy, etc., for as long as it is prescribed by your doctor. However, in some people, it may cause some side effects like drowsiness, dry mouth, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, etc. In the event of a side effect, one must speak to a doctor immediately. 

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References

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