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Phenergan Elixir100ML

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$3.00
SKU:
Promethazine Hydrochloride BP 5mg/5ml.
Weight:
150.00 Grams
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Product Description

Active Ingredients

Promethazine Hydrochloride BP 5mg/5ml.

Inactive Ingredients

Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Sulfite, Sodium Metabisulfite.

Product Description

Phenergan Elixir is an alcohol-free, sugar-free antihistamine formulation designed for use by children. Phenergan Elixir is a long-acting antihistamine that can relieve the symptoms of allergic disorders, including seasonal allergic rhinitis, or hayfever. Phenergan Elixir will treat other conditions including allergic rhinitis, urticaria, commonly called "hives", and insect stings and bites. Each 5ml of Phenergan Elixir contains 5mg of the active ingredient Promethazine Hydrochloride BP. Promethazine is a phenothiazine derivative antihistamine that works by reducing the actions of histamine within the body. Phenergan Elixir is available in a 100ml bottle.

Dosage

  • Children aged between 2 and 5 years - Take a single dose of 5 to 15ml of Phenergan Elixir at night or take a 5ml dose 2 to 3 times a day.

  • Children aged between 6 and 12 years and Adults - Take a single dose of 10 to 25ml of Phenergan Elixir at night or take a 10ml dose 2 to 3 times a day.

  • Phenergan Elixir is not be used by children under 2 years of age unless advised otherwise by your doctor or pharmacist.

Warnings and Cautions

  • Consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Phenergan Elixir if you are pregnant or breast-feeding

  • Consult with your doctor or pharmacist before taking Phenergan Elixir if you have liver or severe kidney problems

  • Avoid alcohol

  • Phenergan Elixir may cause drowsiness. If affected do not drive a vehicle or operate machinery

  • Do not use Phenergan Elixir if you are allergic to Promethazine Hydrochloride or any of the other ingredients of Phenergan Elixir. Phenergan Elixir contains sodium benzoate, sodium sulfite, and sodium metabisulfite. Phenergan Elixir does not contain sucrose, lactose or gluten

  • Keep Phenergan Elixir out of the reach of children

  • In some cases, possible side effects of this medication may include: Headaches, Fatigue, Drowsiness

  • Keep Phenergan Elixir in a cool, dry place. Store below 25°C/75°F. Protect from direct sunlight.

 

How should I take Phenergan?

Take Phenergan exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take it in larger amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.

Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results from this medication.

Phenergan can be taken with or without food or milk.

Measure liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon or medicine cup, not with a regular table spoon. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist for one.

Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse while taking Phenergan.

This medication can cause you to have unusual results with certain medical tests. Tell any doctor who treats you that you are using Phenergan.

Store this medication at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. Overdose symptoms may include severe drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth, large pupils, flushing, nausea, vomiting, shallow breathing, and fainting.

What should I avoid while taking Phenergan?

Phenergan can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert. Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall. Avoid drinking alcohol. It can increase some of the side effects of Phenergan. Avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds. Phenergan can make your skin more sensitive to sunlight, and a sunburn may result. Wear sunscreen (SPF 15 or higher) and protective clothing if you must be outdoors.

Phenergan side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop using Phenergan and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • twitching, or uncontrollable movements of your eyes, lips, tongue, face, arms, or legs;

  • tremor (uncontrolled shaking), drooling, trouble swallowing, problems with balance or walking;

  • feeling restless, jittery, or agitated;

  • high fever, stiff muscles, confusion, sweating, fast or uneven heartbeats, rapid breathing;

  • feeling like you might pass out;

  • seizure (convulsions);

  • pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, fever, sore throat, flu symptoms;

  • decreased night vision, tunnel vision, watery eyes, increased sensitivity to light;

  • hallucinations, agitation;

  • nausea and stomach pain, skin rash, and jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);

  • urinating less than usual or not at all;

  • joint pain or swelling with fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, chest pain, vomiting, unusual thoughts or behavior, and patchy skin color; or

  • slow heart rate, weak pulse, fainting, slow breathing (breathing may stop).

Less serious Phenergan side effects may include:

  • dizziness, drowsiness, anxiety;

  • blurred vision, dry mouth, stuffy nose;

  • ringing in your ears;

  • weight gain, swelling in your hands or feet;

  • impotence, trouble having an orgasm; or

  • constipation.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

See also: Phenergan side effects (in more detail)

What other drugs will affect Phenergan?

Cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression or anxiety can interact with Phenergan and cause medical problems or increase side effects. Tell your doctor if you regularly use any of these medicines.

Also tell your doctor if you are using any of the following medicines:

  • lithium (Eskalith, Lithobid);

  • atropine (Atreza, Sal-Tropine), belladonna (Donnatal, and others), benztropine (Cogentin), dimenhydrinate (Dramamine), methscopolamine (Pamine), or scopolamine (Transderm-Scop);

  • blood pressure medication such as guanadrel (Hylorel), guanethidine (Ismelin), propranolol (Inderal), and others;

  • a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin);

  • bronchodilators such as ipratropium (Atrovent) or tiotropium (Spiriva);

  • bladder or urinary medications such as oxybutynin (Ditropan, Oxytrol), solifenacin (Vesicare), and others;

  • an MAO inhibitor such as isocarboxazid (Marplan), tranylcypromine (Parnate), phenelzine (Nardil), or selegiline (Eldepryl, Emsam); or

  • medicines to treat Parkinson's disease, restless leg syndrome, or pituitary gland tumor (prolactinoma); or

  • medicine to treat stomach ulcer or irritable bowel syndrome, such as dicyclomine (Bentyl), glycopyrrolate (Robinul), hyoscyamine (Anaspaz, Cystospaz, Levsin, and others), mepenzolate (Cantil), or propantheline (Pro-Banthine).

This list is not complete and there are many other medicines that can interact with Phenergan. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor. Keep a list with you of all the medicines you use and show this list to any doctor or other healthcare provider who treats you.

 

 

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Have you used this product before? If so, was it effective, or was there any problems with its use?

What is the condition to be treated?

Symptoms - what are they, how severe are they, how long have the symptoms been present, have you had these symptoms before?

Have you taken any other action, or any other products/supplements/medicines to treat the condition?

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