Phenergan 10 Tablet

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Introduction

Phenergan 10 Tablet used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting related to certain conditions like before/after surgery or motion sickness. It may also be used to treat allergic conditions such as rash, itching, and runny nose.

Phenergan 10 Tablet should be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time every day to get the most benefit. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms.  You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. However, you should never take a double dose. Inform your doctor if your symptoms do not improve within 7 days of treatment.

The most common side effects of this medicine include dry mouth, blur vision, headache, and feeling dizzy. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. It makes skin more sensitive towards sunlight. Use sunscreen or wear protective clothing before going out.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have glaucoma or have asthma issues, or have high blood pressure. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, or breastfeeding. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Generally, it is advised to avoid alcohol while on treatment.

Uses of Phenergan Tablet

Benefits of Phenergan Tablet

In Nausea

Phenergan 10 Tablet blocks the action of chemicals in the body that can make you feel or be sick. It is often used to prevent nausea and vomiting that may be caused due to some medicines or any other medical treatment. This medicine helps you recover more comfortably. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for but always take this medicine as it is prescribed.

In Treatment of Allergic conditions

Phenergan 10 Tablet is used to treat many different inflammatory and allergic conditions. It works by lowering your immune system’s response to these conditions and prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. It helps relieve symptoms such as swelling, pain, itching, and other allergic-type reactions. If you are not sure why you are being given this medicine, ask your doctor.

This medicine is given orally (by mouth). You should always take it as it has been prescribed for you. Do not stop taking it without your doctor’s advice. This can cause unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Because this medicine weakens your immune system, you should avoid being near people who are ill or have infections.

In Motion sickness

Motion sickness is a condition caused due to motion during travel. You may experience spinning sensation (vertigo), nausea or vomiting as a result of this condition. Phenergan 10 Tablet helps treat these symptoms effectively. Take it as prescribed by the doctor to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Phenergan Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Phenergan

  • Dryness in mouth
  • Blurred vision
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

How to use Phenergan Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Phenergan 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Phenergan Tablet works

Phenergan 10 Tablet is an antiallergic medication. When your body is exposed to an allergen (pollen, animal dander, house dust etc.), it produces a chemical called histamine. This causes watery eyes, runny or blocked nose, sneezing, skin rashes, itching etc. Phenergan 10 Tablet works by blocking the action of histamine, thereby relieving these symptoms. It also works directly on several areas of the brain to prevent nausea/vomiting and help you feel more relaxed.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Phenergan 10 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Phenergan 10 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Phenergan 10 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
For prolonged use and repeated doses of Phenergan 10 Tablet, observe the baby for excessive sleepiness.
Driving
UNSAFE
Phenergan 10 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Phenergan 10 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Phenergan 10 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
However, caution is advised in patients with severe kidney disease as it may cause excessive sleepiness in them.
Liver
CAUTION
Phenergan 10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Phenergan 10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Phenergan Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Phenergan 10 Tablet, 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.

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Quick Tips

  • Phenergan 10 Tablet helps treat nausea, vomiting and allergic conditions
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Phenergan 10 Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • It may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Avoid exposing your skin to strong sunlight, use a sunscreen lotion or make sure your skin is protected with clothing.
  • Do not take it for longer than 7 days. If your symptoms worsen or do not improve after 7 days, talk to your doctor.
  • Stop taking it at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenothiazine Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL
Action Class
H1 Antihistaminics (First Generation)

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Phenergan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Selgelin, Jumex, Selgin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Zuvair
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

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Medicine for Nausea, vomiting, morning sickness for pregnant lady(3months)
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Doxinate. Thrice a day
I feel uneasy during traveling in car i feel vomiting tendency
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
You may have motion sickness. Please see an ENT specialist.
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FAQs

Q. Is Phenergan 10 Tablet or Phenergan 10 Tablet DM syrup a narcotic/opiate/pain killer?

Phenergan 10 Tablet is antihistaminic drug and not a narcotic/opiate/pain killer. Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use

Q. Is Phenergan 10 Tablet over the counter?

No, it is available with doctor's prescription only

Q. Can I take Phenergan 10 Tablet for a hangover/sore throat/ nausea/stomach flu/cramps/toothache/ headache/ cough/pain?

Phenergan 10 Tablet is used for treatment of symptoms of allergies, but not used for hangover, sore throat, stomach flu, cramps, toothache, headache and cough. Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use

Q. Can I take Phenergan 10 Tablet with Nyquil/ codeine and ibuprofen/ Tylenol/ oxycodone/ Benadryl/ Dayquil/ Zofran/codeine and Nyquil/Xanax?

Yes, but taking other medicines may alter the effects of Phenergan 10 Tablet. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q. Does Phenergan 10 Tablet or Phenergan 10 Tablet DM make you sleepy/ get you high/make you tired?

Phenergan 10 Tablet may cause these side effects which are not serious. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.

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