Prometh 25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting. It is also used for short-term treatment of insomnia (difficulty sleeping) in adults and as a sedative in children aged 5 years and above.
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. Prometh 25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Prometh 25 mg 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. Prometh 25 mg 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.
Prometh 25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Prometh 25 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Prometh 25 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby. For prolonged use and repeated doses of Prometh 25 mg Tablet, observe the baby for excessive sleepiness.
Prometh 25 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Prometh 25 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Prometh 25 mg 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.
Prometh 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prometh 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Prometh 25 mg 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.
Q. Is Prometh or Prometh DM syrup a narcotic/opiate/pain killer?
Prometh is antihistaminic drug and not a narcotic/opiate/pain killer. Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use
Q. Is Prometh over the counter?
No, it is available with doctor's prescription only
Q. Can I take Prometh for a hangover/sore throat/ nausea/stomach flu/cramps/toothache/ headache/ cough/pain?
Prometh 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 promethazine with Nyquil/ codeine and ibuprofen/ Tylenol/ oxycodone/ Benadryl/ Dayquil/ Zofran/codeine and Nyquil/Xanax?
Yes, but taking other medicines may alter the effects of promethazine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does promethazine/Promethazine VC have codeine in it?
No, it does not contain codeine in it
Q. Does Prometh or Prometh DM make you sleepy/ get you high/make you tired?
Prometh may cause these side effects which are not serious. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.