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Tox 5.65 mg/100 mg Expectorant

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Primary uses of Tox 5.65 mg/100 mg Expectorant

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Tox 5.65 mg/100 mg Expectorant

Uses of Promethazine

Promethazine 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.

Promethazine side effects

Common

Sleepiness.

How to use Promethazine

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Tox 5.65 mg/100 mg Expectorant may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
However, it is advisable to take this medicine before food and at bedtime.

How Tox 5.65 mg/100 mg Expectorant works

Promethazine 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. Promethazine 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.

Uses of Potassium Glycerophosphate

Potassium Glycerophosphate is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

How to use Potassium Glycerophosphate

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Tox 5.65 mg/100 mg Expectorant may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
However, it is advisable to take this medicine before food and at bedtime.

How Tox 5.65 mg/100 mg Expectorant works

Potassium Glycerophosphate provides essential nutrients.

In Depth Information on Tox 5.65 mg/100 mg Expectorant

Expert advice for Promethazine

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Promethazine, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
Tox Expectorant related warnings
Special precautions for Tox Expectorant
Alcohol
CAUTION
Tox 5.65 mg/100 mg Expectorant may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tox 5.65 mg/100 mg Expectorant 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.
Lactation
Tox 5.65 mg/100 mg Expectorant 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 Tox 5.65 mg/100 mg Expectorant, observe the baby for excessive sleepiness.
Driving
Tox 5.65 mg/100 mg Expectorant may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Tox 5.65 mg/100 mg Expectorant is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tox 5.65 mg/100 mg Expectorant 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
Tox 5.65 mg/100 mg Expectorant should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tox 5.65 mg/100 mg Expectorant may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Tox 5.65 mg/100 mg Expectorant

Frequently asked questions about Promethazine

Q. Is Promethazine or Promethazine DM syrup a narcotic/opiate/pain killer?
Promethazine is antihistaminic drug and not a narcotic/opiate/pain killer. Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use
Q. Is Promethazine over the counter?
No, it is available with doctor's prescription only
Q. Can I take Promethazine for a hangover/sore throat/ nausea/stomach flu/cramps/toothache/ headache/ cough/pain?
Promethazine 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 Promethazine or Promethazine DM make you sleepy/ get you high/make you tired?
Promethazine may cause these side effects which are not serious. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.

Substitutes for Tox

No substitutes found for this medicine
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