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Phenamin

Phenamin Information

Phenamin Benefits & Uses

Phenamin is used to treat the following -

Phenamin 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 Phenamin

Promethazine

Phenamin Side Effects

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

Phenamin Related Warnings

Is the use of Phenamin safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Phenamin. If you also feel the same, then discontinue it and start only on doctor advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Phenamin safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Phenamin. Immediately discontinue Phenamin if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor says it is safe for you.

Moderate

What is the effect of Phenamin on the Kidneys?

Phenamin is not harmful for [Organ].

Safe

What is the effect of Phenamin on the Liver?

Phenamin is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Phenamin on the Heart?

Phenamin is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Phenamin with Other Drugs

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

Phenamin Contraindications

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

Is this Phenamin habit forming or addictive?

No, Phenamin is not habit forming.

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 Phenamin.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Phenamin.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, this Phenamin works for mental disorders.

हाँ

Phenamin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Phenamin

It is safe to take [Medication] with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Phenamin

Taking alcohol with Phenamin can be dangerous.

Severe

Phenamin से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 8 months पहले

Can I take Phenamin with Zantac?

Dr. Bharat MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Phenamin can be safely taken with Zantac, which is used for managing acidity and prevent ulcers in stomach and intestine.

सवाल 9 months पहले

Can I take Phenamin with amitriptyline?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS, General Physician

No, it is recommended that you do not take Phenamin with amitriptyline which is an antidepressant with anticholinergic effects. Since Phenamin also has anticholinergic effects, both the drugs produce additive effects such as dry mouth, constipation, blurred vision, etc. 

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can Phenamin cause irregularities in blood pressure?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Phenamin can cause irregularities in the blood pressure. It may increase or decrease blood pressure. It can also cause dizziness, bradycardia ( extremely slow heart rate)and tachycardia (very high heart rate). If such abnormalities occur, it is important that you talk to your doctor immediately. 

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can Phenamin cause convulsions?

Dr. Prakash kumar MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Phenamin can cause convulsions or seizures. It is one of the rare side effects of Phenamin. Talk to your doctor immediately when you experience this side effect.

सवाल 9 months पहले

Can I take Phenamin with citalopram?

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

Citalopram is an antidepressant which interacts with Phenamin 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. 

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Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
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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)