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USES: Promethazine is used to relieve nausea and vomiting. Meperidine is a narcotic pain reliever. This combination medicine is used to relieve moderate to severe pain.
Promethazine is used to relieve nausea and vomiting. Meperidine is a narcotic pain reliever. This combination medicine is used to relieve moderate to severe pain.
- To prevent constipation, increase your intake of fiber, drink plenty of water and exercise.
- Stool softeners may be helpful.
- This is a strong medication which is to be used only as prescribed.
- It should not be used to treat a simple headache or any other painful conditions unless directed to do so by your doctor.
- Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (between 15 and 30 degrees C) away from moisture and sunlight.
- Do not store in the bathroom.
Meprozine 50/25 Capsule(50mg
Trade Name: Meprozine
MEPROZINE 50MG/25MG CAPSULES
- To prevent upset stomach, take this medication with food or milk.
- Pain medications work best in preventing pain before it occurs.
- Once the pain becomes intense, the medication is not as effective in relieving it.
- Take this medication exactly as prescribed.
- Do not increase your dose, take it more frequently or use it for a longer period of time than prescribed because this drug can be habit-forming.
- Also, if used for an extended period of time, do not suddenly stop using this drug without your doctor's approval.
- Over time, this drug may not work as well.
- Consult your doctor if this medication is not relieving the pain sufficiently.
- May cause constipation, lightheadedness, dizziness, drowsiness, stomach upset, nausea, and flushing the first few days as your body adjusts to the medication.
- If these symptoms persist or become bothersome, inform your doctor.
- Notify your doctor if you develop irregular heartbeat, anxiety or tremors.
- In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
- Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, dizziness or trouble breathing.
- If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
- Tell your doctor if you have pre-existing heart, kidney, liver or lung diseases, asthma, ulcers, glaucoma, difficulty urinating or an enlarged prostate, seizures, drug dependency and of any drug allergies.
- Use caution when engaging in activities requiring alertness such as driving and using machinery because this drug may make you drowsy and/or dizzy.
- Limit alcohol intake so as not to increase the drowsiness/dizziness effect of this drug.
- This drug should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
- Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
- Promethazine is excreted into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on the nursing infant.
- Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
- If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
- Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.
- Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take including sleeping pills, sedatives, tranquilizers, muscle relaxants, medication for depression or seizures, other narcotic pain medication or cimetidine.
- Tell your doctor if you have taken MAO inhibitors (e.g., furazolidone, phenelzine, selegiline, tranylcypromine) in the last two weeks.
- Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
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