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Phenylephrine HCl-Promethazine HCl

Phenylephrine Hcl/Prometh Hcl
Phenylephrine is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passages. Dilated blood vessels can cause nasal congestion (stuffy nose). Promethazine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. Phenylephrine and promethazine is a combination medicine used to treat sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, hives, skin rash, itching, and other cold or allergy symptoms. Phenylephrine and promethazine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Phenylephrine Hcl/Prometh Hcl
DRUG TYPE
Cough And Cold
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Frequently Asked Questions

Do not give this medicine to a child younger than 2 years old. Always ask a doctor before giving a cough or cold medicine to a child. Death can occur from the misuse of cough and cold medicines in very young children.

Do not use this medicine if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days. A dangerous drug interaction could occur. MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine, and others.

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Phenylephrine HCl-Promethazine HCl Syrup 5-6.25Mg/5

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