Phenergan Syrup 100ml
Phenergan 5 MG Description
Phenergan syrup 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. Phenerga
n syrup 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 Phenergan 5 MG
- Phenergan syrup 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 Phenergan 5 MG
- If you are allergic to promethazine or any other ingredients of Phenergan syrup. 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 Phenergan 5 MG
- Dry mouth
- Feeling restless
Precautions and Warnings of Phenergan 5 MG
Other General Warnings
- 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 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 Phenergan 5 MG
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Phenergan 5 MG
- Take Phenergan syrup as directed by your doctor
- Shake well before use
- Read the instructions on the bottle before usage
Interactions of Phenergan 5 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Phenergan syrup or this medicine itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking, which includes all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatments 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 Phenergan syrup, 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 Phenergan syrup.
Storage and disposal of Phenergan 5 MG
- Store Phenergan syrup 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 Phenergan 5 MG
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I take Phenergan syrup for a prolonged period?
Q: What special precautions do I need to take while taking Phenergan syrup?
Q: What should I do if I have a dry mouth after taking Phenergan syrup?
Q: Does Phenergan syrup cause constipation?
Q: Does Phenergan have side effects?
Q: When should I take Phenergan for motion sickness?
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