Phenergan Elix 5ml 120ml
Phenergan Elix 5ml 120ml is used to treat the following conditions: For short term use: to treat adults with difficulty sleeping (insomnia) To treat allergic conditions such as hay fever or rashes (like nettle rash or hives) To stop you feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting) such as travel sickness.
Phenergan Elix 5ml 120ml contains a medicine called promethazine hydrochloride. This belongs to a group of medicines called phenothiazines. It works by blocking a natural substance (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction. It also works directly on the brain to help you feel more relaxed.
Promethazine has a variety of medical uses, including:
Sedation, nausea and vomiting association with anesthesia or chemotherapy. It is commonly used postoperatively as an antiemetic. The antiemetic activity increases with increased dosing; however, side effects also increase, which often limits maximal dosing.
For moderate to severe morning sickness and hyperemesis gravidarum: In the UK, promethazine is drug of first choice, being preferred as an older drug with which there is a greater experience of use in pregnancy (second in line being metoclopramide or prochlorperazine).
For allergies such as hay fever and together with other medications in anaphylaxis, to aid with symptoms of the common cold, motion sickness, hemolytic disease of the newborn, anxiety before surgery
It is used to treat allergy symptoms such as itching, runny nose, sneezing, itchy or watery eyes, hives, and itchy skin rashes
Patients using Phenergan Elix 5ml 120ml may at times experience drowsiness, impaired reactions, dizziness, and photosensitivity (sensitivoty to light). If you experience any of these symptoms for a long period of time, consult your doctor immediately.
When Not To Use