Phenergan 10mg Tablet 10'S

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INTRODUCTION

PHENERGAN 10MG contains Promethazine which belongs to the group of medicines called Antihistamines. It is used to induce sleep in adults suffering from insomnia (difficulty in falling asleep) and in children aged 5 years or older. It can also be used to treat allergic reactions such as hay fever or skin rashes. It also helps to stop nausea and vomiting caused due to travelling (travel sickness).

Promethazine is an antihistamine with sedative properties. It acts by blocking the release of certain chemicals (histamines) in the body that causes allergic reactions and vomiting. It can also directly act on the brain and help you feel relaxed and calm.

Before taking PHENERGAN 10MG, inform your doctor if you have any liver, kidney, or heart problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have asthma, or other breathing problems, glaucoma, epilepsy, hearing problems or blockage in the gut before taking PHENERGAN 10MG as a precaution.

Talk to your doctor before taking PHENERGAN 10MG if you are already taking any medicines for depression. Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking PHENERGAN 10MG as it may reduce its effectiveness. Consult your doctor before taking PHENERGAN 10MG if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

PHENERGAN 10MG may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness. Therefore, avoid driving or operating any heavy tools or performing activities that requires complete attention. Other most common side effects of taking PHENERGAN 10MG are dry mouth, blurred vision, headache, tiredness, skin sensitivity, dizziness, and indigestion. Contact your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.

Talk to your doctor if you cannot see any improvement in your condition even after using PHENERGAN 10MG for the specific period prescribed for you.

USES OF PHENERGAN 10MG

It is used as a short-term therapy to:

  • Treat insomnia (difficulty in falling asleep) in adults
  • Treat allergic conditions (such as hay fever or skin rashes)
  • Treat nausea and vomiting caused due to travel (travel sickness)
  • Induce sleep (sleeping aid) in children aged 5 years or older

HOW PHENERGAN 10MG WORKS

PHENERGAN 10MG is an antihistamine with anti-emetic and sedative properties. It acts by blocking the release of certain chemicals (histamines) in the body that causes allergic reactions and vomiting. It can also directly act on the brain and induce sleep by blocking the actions of certain chemical messengers (acetylcholine, glutamate, and dopamine) that hinders sleep and keeps you awake.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take PHENERGAN 10MG as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

Continue to take PHENERGAN 10MG for the stipulated duration prescribed by your doctor to achieve better results.

SIDE EFFECTS OF PHENERGAN 10MG

COMMON

  • dry mouth
  • blurred vision
  • difficulty in passing urine
  • feeling tired, sleepy, dizzy, drowsy, or faint
  • headache, sleep problems
  • loss of appetite, indigestion
  • feeling confused, especially in elderly people
  • increased skin sensitivity towards sun
  • urge to move your legs frequently (Restless Legs Syndrome)

RARE

Stop taking PHENERGAN 10MG and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • signs of allergic reaction (such as skin rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of the lips, face, throat, or tongue)
  • signs of liver problems (such as yellowing of the skin and eyes)
  • muscle stiffness or shaking
  • unable to control the muscles of the face or head, facial muscle spasms, rolling eyes and trembling
  • irregular or rapid heartbeat
  • anaemia symptoms such as tiredness
  • over-active behaviour in children

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Rest and relax. Keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids such as water or electrolytes. Applying a pain-relieving balm on your forehead can be beneficial. Do not consume excessive alcohol, as it could aggravate your headache. Consult your doctor if your headache worsens.

Feeling sleep, dizzy, or drowsy:

Try to rest and relax. Get enough sleep. Avoid driving or operating any heavy tools or machines completely while you are feeling sleepy or dizzy. Do not consume excessive alcohol. Consult your doctor if your condition worsens.

Dry mouth:

Drink plenty of water or fluids at regular intervals. Frequent small sips of water or the use of artificial saliva may be beneficial. However, if it bothers you or if your condition worsens contact your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

PHENERGAN 10MG should be used in pregnant women only if prescribed by the physician. However, it is not recommended for use in pregnant women during the last few weeks (2 weeks) of pregnancy. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

BREASTFEEDING

PHENERGAN 10MG is generally not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it may pass through the breast milk. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machines after taking PHENERGAN 10MG. This is because, PHENERGAN 10MG may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness which can hinder your abilities of driving or handling machines.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking PHENERGAN 10MG as it may reduce its effectiveness.

KIDNEY

PHENERGAN 10MG should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

LIVER

PHENERGAN 10MG should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

ALLERGY

Do not take PHENERGAN 10MG if you are allergic to Promethazine.

LUNGS

PHENERGAN 10MG should be used with caution in patients with bronchitis (inflammation of the bronchus), asthma or other breathing difficulties. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

HEART DISEASE

PHENERGAN 10MG should be used with caution in patients with any serious heart problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

OTHERS

PHENERGAN 10MG is not recommended for use if you:

  • suffer from severe dizziness, drowsiness, or headache
  • are in unconscious or coma state

Before taking PHENERGAN 10MG, inform your doctor if you:

  • have epilepsy
  • have blockage in the gut
  • have difficulty in passing urine
  • have problems in hearing
  • have narrow angle glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye)
  • have or had Reye’s Syndrome (vomiting, tiredness and confusion following a viral infection) in the past
  • are going for a pregnancy test or skin test

Use in pediatrics:

PHENERGAN 10MG should be used in children and adolescents (aged 5 years or older) only if prescribed by the physician. It is not recommended for use in children aged below 5 years. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

 Use in geriatrics:

PHENERGAN 10MG should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years or above). Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interaction:

Before taking PHENERGAN 10MG, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following:

  • medicines used to treat depression such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors (Ex. fluoxetine, selegiline, phenelzine, isocarboxazid)
  • anticholinergic medicines (used to improve heart rate, decrease muscle movements, and body secretions) Ex. atropine, dicyclomine
  • diazepam or zolpidem (used to induce sleep)
  • aspirin (a medicine used for pain relief or blood thinning)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally took more PHENERGAN 10MG, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose might include hyperactivity, unsteady movements, uncontrolled writhing movements especially of the hands or feet, hallucinations, fits, very fast or uneven heartbeat, breathing problems and excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Promethazine
Pharmacological Category :  

Phenothiazines

Therapeutic Indication :  

Insomnia, Sedation, Nausea, Vomiting, Allergic reactions

Dosage Forms :  

Tablet, Injection, Syrup

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep PHENERGAN 10MG out of reach of children
  • Store PHENERGAN 10MG at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT PHENERGAN 10MG

Can the use of PHENERGAN 10MG make me feel sleepy?

Yes. PHENERGAN 10MG may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness. Therefore, avoid driving or operating any heavy tools or performing activities that requires complete attention. Try to rest and relax. Get enough sleep. Do not consume excessive alcohol. Consult your doctor if your condition worsens.

Can the use of PHENERGAN 10MG make me feel high?

Yes. The use of PHENERGAN 10MG may cause excitement, agitation, or highs, especially in the children. This happens due to the effects of promethazine on the central nervous system. Talk to your doctor immediately if you or your child experiences any such symptoms.

Can PHENERGAN 10MG be used in children?

Yes. PHENERGAN 10MG can be used in children (aged 5 years or older) if prescribed by the physician. It is not suitable for use in children aged below 5 years. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

Can PHENERGAN 10MG be used to treat morning sickness during pregnancy?

No. PHENERGAN 10MG should be used in pregnant women only if it is considered necessary by the physician. It is strictly not recommended for use in pregnant women during the last few weeks (2 weeks) of pregnancy. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

What is the use of PHENERGAN 10MG?

PHENERGAN 10MG is used to induce sleep in adults suffering from insomnia and in children aged 5 years or older. It can also be used to treat allergic reactions (such as hay fever or skin rashes) and stops nausea and vomiting caused due to travelling.

Is PHENERGAN 10MG good for vertigo?

PHENERGAN 10MG may be effective in treating vertigo (sensation of spinning) due to its anti-emetic properties. However, consult your doctor before taking.

Can I take PHENERGAN 10MG with paracetamol?

Yes. PHENERGAN 10MG can be taken along with paracetamol But, before taking any medicines along with PHENERGAN 10MG consult your doctor for advice.

How long does it take for PHENERGAN 10MG to start working?

PHENERGAN 10MG is a fast-acting medicine. It starts working within 20 minutes following administration and its effects may last up to 4-6 hours or even longer.

Can I stop taking PHENERGAN 10MG once my symptoms subside?

No. Do not stop taking PHENERGAN 10MG without consulting your doctor as it may cause the symptoms to reappear. Make sure to take PHENERGAN 10MG for the stipulated duration recommended by your doctor to achieve the maximum results.

What should I do if I forgot to take a dose of PHENERGAN 10MG?

If you forgot a dose of PHENERGAN 10MG, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose, skip the missed one and take the next one at regular times. Do not take a double dose of PHENERGAN 10MG to compensate the missed ones.

Will taking a higher dose of PHENERGAN 10MG be more effective?

Do not consume a higher dose of PHENERGAN 10MG than the one prescribed by your doctor, as it may lead to unwanted side effects. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you, depending on your age body weight and disease condition. If the prescribed dose, does not help you, contact your doctor.

Can PHENERGAN 10MG cause dryness of mouth?

Yes. PHENERGAN 10MG may cause dryness of mouth. If you experience mouth dryness, drink plenty of water or fluids at regular intervals. Frequent small sips of water may be beneficial. However, if it bothers you or if your condition worsens contact your doctor.

REFERENCES

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2. Brittin T. Southard; Yasir Al Khalili. Promethazine. StatPearls. NIH. National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. May 2022. [Accessed on 11th July 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK544361/

3. FAMAR HEALTH CARE SERVICES MADRID, S.A.U. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in September 2020] [Accessed on 7th June 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.5587.pdf

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Absolute Eosinophil Count
  • Peripheral Smear Examination
  • Total IgE

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    PROMETHAZINE 10 mg
    Hsn Code
    30049031
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Phenergan 10mg Tablet 10'S

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