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Progene

Progene Information

Progene Benefits & Uses

Progene is used to treat the following -

Progene 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 Progene

Promethazine

Progene Side Effects

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

Progene Related Warnings

Is the use of Progene safe for pregnant women?

Progene may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Progene again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Progene safe during breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Progene. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you have consulted your doctor. Do as your doctor suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Progene on the Kidneys?

You can take Progene without any fear of damage to [Organ].

Safe

What is the effect of Progene on the Liver?

Progene is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Progene on the Heart?

Progene is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Progene with Other Drugs

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

Progene Contraindications

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

Is this Progene habit forming or addictive?

No, you do not get addicted to Progene.

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

No, after taking Progene, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Progene only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, this Progene works for mental disorders.

हाँ

Progene Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Progene

Taking Progene with food does not cause any problem.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Progene

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

Severe

Progene से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How does Progene work?

ravi udawat MBBS, General Physician

Progene 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 11 months पहले

Does Progene cause dry mouth?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS, General Physician

Yes, antipsychotics like Progene 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

How to take Progene?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS, General Physician

Progene 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. Progene 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 Progene liquid, avoid using a household spoon and use the measuring cup that is dispensed with the syrup. The Progene should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

Can Progene cause constipation?

Dr. Gangaram Saini MD, MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Progene 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 10 months पहले

Can I take Progene with amitriptyline?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS, General Physician

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

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
2 Years of Experience
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References

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