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Phenergan Information

Phenergan Benefits & Uses

Phenergan is used to treat the following -

Phenergan 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 Phenergan

Promethazine

Phenergan Side Effects

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

Phenergan Related Warnings

Is the use of Phenergan safe for pregnant women?

Phenergan can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Phenergan, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Phenergan safe during breastfeeding?

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

Moderate

What is the effect of Phenergan on the Kidneys?

Using Phenergan does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Phenergan on the Liver?

Side effects of Phenergan rarely affect the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Phenergan on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Phenergan on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Phenergan with Other Drugs

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

Ciprofloxacin

Phenergan Contraindications

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

Is this Phenergan habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Phenergan is addictive.

No

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

No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Phenergan can make you feel drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Phenergan should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, in many cases, taking Phenergan can help with mental disorders.

Yes

Phenergan Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Phenergan

Taking Phenergan with food is safe.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Phenergan

Taking Phenergan with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

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