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Promethazine

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Most Commonly Used

Promethazine 25mg Tab
Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc
Pill Identification: Z C 0 2 
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Promethazine 25mg Rectal Supp
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Promethazine 6.25mg/5ml Soln
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Promethazine 12.5mg Tab
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Promethazine 25mg Tab
Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC
Pill Identification: AN 521 
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Overview Information on Promethazine

Pharmacist Tip
Don't drink alcohol while taking promethazine. It can make side effects worse.     
Promethazine is in a class of medicines called phenothiazines. Doctors prescribe promethazine for a variety of medical conditions. Promethazine can be used to treat hay fever and allergy symptoms, such as runny nose, sneezing, itchy or watery eyes, and itching. Promethazine is also used to prevent and treat nausea and vomiting, motion sickness, and dizziness. And doctors sometimes use promethazine to relax patients and prevent nausea before or during surgery and labor.



Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013
Promethazine is in a class of medicines called phenothiazines. Doctors prescribe promethazine for a variety of medical conditions. Promethazine can be used to treat hay fever and allergy symptoms, such as runny nose, sneezing, itchy or watery eyes, and itching. Promethazine is also used to prevent and treat nausea and vomiting, motion sickness, and dizziness. And doctors sometimes use promethazine to relax patients and prevent nausea before or during surgery and labor.



Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013