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promethazine

 [pro-meth´ah-zēn]
a phenothiazine derivative having marked antihistaminic activity as well as sedative and antiemetic actions; used to provide bedtime, surgical, and obstetrical sedation, to treat allergic conditions including rhinitis, conjunctivitis, and itching, to manage nausea, vomiting, and vertigo associated with surgery, pregnancy, or motion sickness, and as an ingredient in cough and cold preparations; administered orally, rectally, intramuscularly, and intravenously as the hydrochloride salt.

promethazine

/pro·meth·a·zine/ (-meth´ah-zēn) a phenothiazine derivative, used in the form of the hydrochloride salt as an antihistaminic, antiemetic, antivertigo agent, and sedative, and in the prevention and treatment of motion sickness.

promethazine

An ANTIHISTAMINE drug used to relieve itching, to control motion sickness and as a sedative. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Phenergan.

promethazine

a phenothiazine derivative used as an antihistaminic, antiemetic and tranquilizer in the form of the hydrochloride salt.
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Promethazine treatment also induced the hydroxylases, but when mercuric chloride was administered to PM- pretreated animals, activities of both these hydroxylases were significantly increased.
Prior to this outbreak in the Bay Area, counterfeit or adulterated fentanyl-containing products had not previously been reported to include promethazine as an additive.
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The record from one hospitalization reported that she had made angry, profanity-laced requests for meperidine and promethazine.
On-the-spot urine toxicology screening by class-specific immunoassay was negative for opioids and cannabinoids, while laboratory-based high-performance liquid chromatography detected ephedrine/ pseudoephedrine, promethazine and dextromethorphan.
Adverse effects of meperidine, promethazine, and chlorpromazine for sedation in pediatric patients.
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Risk of a severe reaction reaches 40% in some areas of South Asia, so researchers designed a trial to test whether pretreatment with adrenaline, promethazine, and hydrocortisone alone or in combination might protect people needing antivenom.
Medications Associated with Changes in Urine Color Color of urine Medications red senna (Ex-Lax), chlorpromazine (Thorazine), thioridazine (Mellaril) orange rifampin (Rifadin), warfarin (Coumadin), phenazopyridine (Pyridium) blue or green amitriptyline (generic), indomethacin (Indocin), cimetidine (Tagamet), promethazine (Phenergan) dark brown or tea-colored chloroquine (Aralen), primaquine (generic), metronidazole (Flagyl), nitrofurantoin (Furadantin)
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Also, over-the-counter medications such as dimenhydrinate (Dramamine), diphenhydramine (Benadryl) and meclizine (Antivert) and prescription promethazine (Phenergan) or scopolamine (Scopace) can help prevent and treat seasickness, but they also may cause drowsiness.
The justices voted 6-3 to affirm the judgment of the Vermont Supreme Court that federal law did not preempt Diana Levine's claim of inadequate warning on the label of promethazine (Phenergan).