Phena 650mg Tab
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Phena Tablet is used for the treatment of allergic symptoms such as a runny nose, itching and rash. It is also used for the treatment of nausea and vomiting caused due to motion sickness. It contains promethazine as its active ingredient that works by opposing the action of histamine (natural substances produced in the body during allergic conditions). Before using this medicine, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history including all the medicines you are currently taking....
Uses of Phena 650 MG
- It is used for the treatment of allergic symptoms such as a runny nose, itching and rash.
- It is also used for the treatment of nausea and vomiting caused due to motion sickness.
Contraindications of Phena 650 MG
- If you are allergic to promethazine or any other ingredients of this medicine. If you have a rash, difficulty in breathing, a problem in swallowing, swelling of lips, tongue, throat and face after taking this medicine....
- If you have taken any brain-related medicines with this medicine or have taken it within 14 days before taking this medicine.
- If you have severe dizziness, sleepiness, headache or unconsciousness.
- If you are using this medicine for the treatment of a child of age less than 5 years.
Side effects of Phena 650 MG
- Feeling restless
- Blurring of vision
- Dry mouth
Precautions and Warnings of Phena 650 MG
Can I take the Phena Tablet during pregnancy?
Components of this medicine can cause harm to the unborn baby if taken during pregnancy. This medicine should not be taken by pregnant women unless your doctor has prescribed this medicine.
Can I take the Phena Tablet while breastfeeding?
Components of this medicine can pass into the breastmilk and can cause harm to the breastfed baby if taken by a lactating mother. This medicine should not be taken by a lactating mother.
Can I drive if I have consumed the Phena Tablet?
This medicine can cause sleepiness. Avoid driving if you have sleepiness after taking this medicine.
Can I consume alcohol with the Phena Tablet?
Consumption of alcohol with this medicine can increase sleepiness. Therefore, avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking this medicine.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have pre-existing medical conditions like breathing problems, liver, heart or kidney diseases, fits, etc.
- You have an obstruction in the stomach or difficulty in urination.
- You have difficulty while hearing.
- Your eye pressure is increased.
- You have loose motion or sleepiness after having a viral illness.
- You have indigestion after taking some sugars.
Mode of Action of Phena 650 MG
How Does It Work?
It works by opposing the action of histamine (natural substances produced in the body during allergic conditions). Histamine is responsible for allergic symptoms and thus blocking its actions helps to get rid of the allergies....
Directions for Use of Phena 650 MG
Take this medicine with food or without food as prescribed by your doctor.
Interactions of Phena 650 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Certain medicines can interfere with the action of the Phena Tablet or the Phena Tablet itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking, that includes all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatment if you are taking for any disorders....
- In particular, if you are taking medicines for respiratory problems like asthma (such as theophylline) and bowel diseases along with the Phena Tablet, as it can cause dizziness, blurring of vision and a dry mouth....
- Concomitant use of other medicines such as diazepam, zolpidem (used in brain diseases) with this medicine can increase sleepiness.
- Concomitant use of aspirin (painkiller) with this medicine can hide the side effects of the Phena Tablet.
Storage and disposal of Phena 650 MG
- Store this medicine at a temperature not above 30°C in a cool and dry place.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Phena 650 MG
Symptoms of an overdose in children include seizures, difficulty in breathing, abnormal movements of hands and feet, unusual perception, etc. Symptoms of an overdose in adults include sleepiness, seizures, loss of consciousness, difficulty in breathing, etc. If you have taken too much of this medicine then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately....
Missed a Dose
If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I take the Phena Tablet for a prolonged period?
A: Phena Tablets should not be taken for more than 7 days. If your condition is not relieved after using this medicine for 7 days, consult your doctor immediately.
Q: Does the Phena Tablet cause constipation?
A: Phena Tablets can cause constipation as a side effect of using this medicine. Consult your doctor if constipation persists.
Q: When should I take Phena for motion sickness?
A: You can take Phena 1 or 2 hours before beginning the travel, as advised by the doctor. Do not take more than prescribed dose.
Q: Is Phena an antihistamine?
A: Yes, Phena Tablets contain promethazine, an antihistamine medicine. It works by stopping histamine from binding to its receptors in an area in the brain known as the vomiting centre.
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