Meperidine Hydrochloride, Promethazine Oral Capsule 50-25Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Meperidine Hydrochloride, Promethazine: Oral capsule (50-25mg)

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Meprozine 50mg-25mg Cap
Par Pharmaceuticals, an Endo Company
Pill Identification: V 4206 
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Meperidine/Prometh 50-25mg Cap
Ethex Corporation
Pill Identification: ETHEX 027 

What is this Medicine?

MEPERIDINE; PROMETHAZINE (me PER i deen; proe METH a zeen) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain.

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Meprozine 50mg-25mg Capsule

NDC: 006034424
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




Labeled but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Severe Pain, Moderate Pain

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at 77 degrees F
Meprozine 50mg-25mg Capsule
Drug Image file DrugItem_4963.JPG
Par Pharmaceuticals, an Endo Company
Pill Identification: V 4206 
Shape: capsule
Color: red
Daily Life Interactions for Meprozine 50mg-25mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Meprozine 50mg-25mg Capsule(Meperidine Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Meperidine Hydrochloride)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Meprozine 50mg-25mg Capsule(Promethazine Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Phenothiazines(Promethazine Hydrochloride)
It is recommended that you avoid Alcoholic drinks while you are taking this medication. Alcohol can increase the risk of side effects, such as drowsiness and dizziness. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Meprozine 50mg-25mg Capsule(Promethazine Hydrochloride)
Marijuana and Phenothiazines(Promethazine Hydrochloride)
It is recommended that ingestion, smoking, or inhalation of marijuana be avoided if you are treated with this drug. Marijuana may increase the risk for relapse or an increase in your mood and behavior symptoms. Marijuana may also interfere with the efficacy of your medication in treating your condition. If you continue to use marijuana, promptly get medical assistance if you experience unusual changes in moods or behaviors of any type. Be aware that sedation may occur and you should not drive or operate machinery or perform other hazardous tasks while under the influence of these medications.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Meprozine 50mg-25mg Capsule(Promethazine Hydrochloride)
Tobacco and Phenothiazines(Promethazine Hydrochloride)
Tobacco smoking may reduce the effectiveness of this drug in treating your condition; Tobacco smoke contains substances that speed the removal of this drug from the body. Alternatively, if you take this drug and suddenly stop Tobacco smoking, you may feel more drowsy or tired, or may experience confusion, dizziness, difficulty in movement or other side effects. If you will stop smoking, use care in driving or operating machinery until you know how this drug will affect you. Make sure your prescriber is aware that you smoke Tobacco or if you plan to stop smoking. Report any unusual side effects promptly.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Second Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Third Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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