Phenergan 10 Tablet
Phenergan 10Mg Tablet is prescribed for symptomatic treatment of various allergic conditions. It is also used as an antiemetic, to treat motion sickness, as a sedative. This medicine also employes as an analgesic adjunct for control of postoperative pain or an anesthetic adjunct.
Belonging to a group of drugs called phenothiazines, Phenergan 10Mg Tablet is used to treat allergies with symptoms like a runny nose, hives, and watery eyes. Acting as an anti-histamine, it blocks the effect of histamine in the body. It is also helpful in treating motion sickness, nausea, and vomiting. It is often utilized as a sleeping aid.
If you are allergic to similar medicines like chlorpromazine, mesoridazine, fluphenazine, perphenazine, prochlorperazine, thioridazine, or trifluperazine, Phenergan 10Mg Tablet is not to be used. If you suffer from medical conditions such as seizures, glaucoma, liver and heart disease, sulfite allergy, or an enlarged prostate, alert your doctor. The drug is not for children under the age of 2.
Follow all the instructions given by your doctor while taking Phenergan 10Mg Tablet. It is taken before meals or at bedtime. The medicine must be measured properly using proper dosage spoons. If it is to be used for surgery, it is usually taken the night before the procedure.
Caution in breast cancer or other prolactin-dependent tumors (may elevate prolactin levels). It may alter temperature regulation or mask toxicity of other drugs due to antiemetic effects. May alter cardiac conduction – life threatening arrhythmias have occurred with therapeutic doses of phenothiazines.
This medicine may cause orthostatic hypotension; use with caution in patients at risk of hypotension or where transient hypotensive episodes would be poorly tolerated (cardiovascular disease or cerebrovascular disease).
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
Primary use of this medicine are as follows:
Common side effects this medicine may cause:
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?
Kindly consult your doctor in case of over dosing.
This medication counteracts with independent histamine for binding at H1-receptor sites in places like the GI tract, uterus, bronchial muscle, and large blood vessels. It causes symptoms of nausea to subside via anticholinergic actions and by implicating activity on the medullary chemoreceptor trigger region.