What is Promethazine HCl Syrup and how is it used?
Promethazine HCI Syrup is a prescription medicine used to treat the symptoms of allergic reactions, nausea, motion sickness and sedation. Promethazine HCI Syrup may be used alone or with other medications. Buy Wockhardt Syrup Online
Promethazine HCI Syrup belongs to a class of drugs called Antiemetic Agents; Antihistamines, 1st Generation.
It is not known if Promethazine HCI Syrup is safe and effective in children.
What are the possible side effects of Promethazine HCl Syrup?
Promethazine HCl Syrup may cause serious side effects including:
- slow or shallow breathing,
- blurred vision,
- dry mouth
- mood changes,
- unusual/uncontrolled movements,
- difficulty urination,
- easy bleeding or bruising,
- persistent sore throat,
- severe stomach pain,
- persistent nausea or vomiting,
- yellowing of the eyes or skin (jaundice), and
- convulsions (seizures)
Get medical help right away, if you have any of the symptoms listed above.
The most common side effects of Promethazine HCI Syrup include:
- blurred or double vision,
- dry mouth,
- high or low blood pressure,
- feeling faint,
- sensitivity to sunlight,
- stuffy nose,
- ringing in the ears,
- loss of coordination,
- convulsions (seizures),
- fast or slow heart rate,
- yellow eyes or skin (jaundice), and
Tell the doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
These are not all the possible side effects of Promethazine HCl Syrup. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Each teaspoon (5 mL) of Promethazine HCl Syrup Plain contains 6.25 mg promethazine HCl in a flavored syrup base with a pH between 4.7 and 5.2. Alcohol 7%. The inactive ingredients present are artificial and natural flavors, citric acid, D&C Red 33, D&C Yellow 10, FD&C Blue 1, FD&C Yellow 6, glycerin, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sodium propionate, water, and other ingredients.
Promethazine HCl is a racemic compound; the empirical formula is C17H20N2S•HCl and its molecular weight is 320.88.
Promethazine HCl, a phenothiazine derivative, is designated chemically as 10H-Phenothiazine-10 ethanamine, N,N, α-trimethyl-, monohydrochloride, (±)- with the following structural formula:
Promethazine HCl occurs as a white to faint yellow, practically odorless, crystalline powder which slowly oxidizes and turns blue on prolonged exposure to air. It is freely soluble in water and soluble in alcohol.