Phenergan (Promethazine)

Strength(s): 25 mg

Active Ingredient: Promethazine



Phenergan medication is an antihistamine drug used to prevent the effects of certain chemicals in the body. Phenergan (promethazine) belongs to a class of medicines called Phenothiazines. Most of these drugs by neutralizing or changing the actions of some chemicals in the brain. Promethazine also acts as a conventional antihistamine drug. It blocks the effects of the naturally occurring chemical histamine in your body. Consequently, it relieves the user from the adverse effects associated with its effect

Uses of Phenergan medication

Phenergan medication is used to treat allergic symptoms such as itching, anaphylaxis, runny nose, sneezing, itchy skin rashes, hives, and itchy or watery eyes.

Phenergan is not for use in treating symptoms such as asthma, pneumonia, or any lower respiratory tract infections.

Phenergan also prevents motion sickness, allergic tolerance, treats nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting or pain after surgery. Phenergan medication is also a sedative or sleeping pill.

Side effects of Phenergan medication

Like most drugs, Phenergan medication can cause some side effects. Individuals who order Phenergan online should see a doctor before taking the medicines. Most side effects are mild. They may include constipation, dizziness, and fatigue, lack of appetite, eating disorder, feeling itchy, bleeding, blurry vision, anaphylaxis, and drowsiness. In most of the side effects causing dry, crackly lips, eating ice cream, sweets, water or applying saliva can address this issue.

Severe side effects may include hallucinations, allergic responses, altered heart rate, fainting, mood swings, nervousness, brain damage, irritability, confusion, stiff muscle movements, yellowing of the skin, neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS), seizures, shallow breath, shaking and bruising of infections. Individuals experiencing these side effects should report to a doctor immediately. In the case of a fatal allergic response, the patient should immediately stop taking this medication and report to a medical practitioner immediately.

Precautions to take while using Phenergan medication

Interested individuals should be careful while using these drugs. For instance, persons who are allergic to Phenergan medication should let the doctor know this before prescribing the drugs. These medicines may contain some inactive ingredients which may trigger fatal allergic responses.

Phenergan medication has been known to cause blurry vision, drowsiness or dizziness. Persons on treatment with this drug should not operate machinery or perform tasks requiring a high level of alertness. One should be alcoholic beverages when using this drugs. Alcohol will not only cause drug interaction but also affect the user’s vision to the extent of causing accidents.

Before taking Phenergan medication, it is important to inform the doctor about the medical history of conditions such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD, sleep apnea and certain brain disorders such as neuroleptic malignant syndrome.

In some cases, users may experience high pressure in the eye (glaucoma), overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), difficulty urinating, heart diseases like irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, and liver disease.

Patients taking any of these medications should not use Phenergan Reye’s syndrome, seizures, stomach/intestine problems (such as blockage, ulcer), and blood/immune system problems (such as bone marrow depression). These conditions often use drugs hat have the potential to trigger fatal interactions with Phenergan medication.

Users who order Phenergan medication online should beware that Promethazine is not applicable before or after surgery. Persons who take these drugs are always at an increased risk of exposure to the sun.

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