| promethazine-Codeine |
Phenergan W/codeine, Promethazine W/codeine
This combination medication is used to relieve symptoms associated with a cold, allergies or respiratory tract illness.
- Store at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture.
- Do not freeze.
- If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
- Symptoms of overdose may include large and unchanging pupils, shaking, hot or cold skin, slowed breathing, deep sleep or loss of consciousness, and slow heartbeat.
PROMETHAZINE CODEINE SYRUP ALPHARMA
- Take Promethazine-Codeine with food if stomach upset occurs.
- Take Promethazine-Codeine as directed.
- Do not increase the dose or take it more often or longer than prescribed.
- This is a strong medication and must only be used for the condition for which it is prescribed.
- It should not be used for just any cough or cold.
- It is helpful to drink plenty of fluids (6-8 glasses a day) to help relieve congestion.
- Stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, constipation, dizziness, drowsiness or headache may occur.
- If these effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor promptly.
- Unlikely but notify your doctor promptly if you develop: rapid heart rate.
- In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to Promethazine-Codeine, seek immediate medical attention.
- Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing.
- If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
- Tell your doctor your medical history, especially: heart disease, kidney or liver disease, lung disease, asthma, ulcers, glaucoma, difficulty urinating, stomach/intestinal problems, diarrhea, enlarged prostate, allergies, history of seizures, history of drug dependency.
- Because Promethazine-Codeine may cause dizziness or drowsiness, use caution performing tasks requiring alertness and limit alcohol intake, which can aggravate this effect.
- Promethazine-Codeine should be used during pregnancy only when clearly needed.
- Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
- Promethazine-Codeine is excreted into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on the nursing infant.
- Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
- If you miss a dose, take as soon as remembered; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
- Do not "double-up the dose to catch up.
- Tell your doctor of all over-the-counter and prescription medication you may use including: sleeping pills, sedatives, tranquilizers, muscle relaxants, medication for depression, seizure medicine, narcotic pain medication, quinolone antibiotics (e.g., sparfloxacin), metrizamide, glaucoma eye medicines, antihistamines, guanethidine, guanadrel, quinidine, cimetidine, cabergoline.
- Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.