Promethazine is a drug used to treat a variety of conditions, including allergies, motion sickness, and nausea and vomiting associated with surgery or chemotherapy. It is a first-generation antihistamine and has sedative and anticholinergic effects.
The dose depends on the type of treatment and the age and weight of the patient. It is available in various forms including tablets, capsules and injections.
Things to remember:
Promethazine should be used with caution in certain populations. It should not be used by children under two years of age due to respiratory problems. It should be used with caution in the elderly and in patients with certain medical conditions such as liver disease, diabetes and heart disease. Also, It’s should not be used in breastfeeding or pregnant patients, as it may harm the developing baby or child.