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What type of drug is promethazine?


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2010-05-22 18:13:17
2010-05-22 18:13:17

it can be classified in several ways but is most often used as a nausea medicine.


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Drug tests don't look for promethazine.

Promethazine does not show up in any drug screen or drug test.

Yes. Promethazine is a non-narcotic drug. It is not regulated by the DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency).

Promethazine with DM syrup contains the anti-tussive drug dextromethorphan (DXM, DM) and the anti-histamine drug promethazine.

Promethazine is a prescription drug so you will have to be diagnosed with certain conditions to get it. You may be prescribed this drug if you have motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, or dizziness.

Promethazine is a synthetic antihistamine drug that is used to treat the symptoms of allergies and motion sickness.

The effects of promethazine alone would probably not be called a high, although drug abusers have been known to combine promethazine with opioids in order to enhance the narcotic effects.

No. Promethazine will only show up on a drug test IF it is combined with codeine (e.g. Phenergan with codeine cough syrup), and, in this instance, will show positive for opiates.

Pormethazine (Phenergan) itself, wil not show up on any drug test. However, if promethazine with codeine (often in the form of cough syrup) is taken, then the drug screen will show positive for opiates.

Not much. It's a generic anti-nausea drug.

Promethazine with codeine is a sedative drug used to treat cough and cold symptoms. Codeine Guaifenesin is a cough-suppressing expectorant drug that increases and thins mucus.

Your second drug contains diphenhydramine. This is antihistaminic like promathazine. Together they will give heavy sedation and so promethazine should not be combined with another drug mentioned above.

In the United States, the cough syrup promethazine with codeine was taken off of the market due to the high abuse potential. Promethazine with codeine was responsible for deaths in people that were using the drug for recreational purposes.

Most drug tests simply test for illegal drugs, opiates, amphetamines, and benzodiazapenes. Promethazine (Phenergan) does not fall into any of these categories. It is a anti-nausea medication that only works on the stomach itself, and does not contain any substance tested for in drug tests. However, because promethazine can make you very sleepy, it is not advised to take it during work or when driving.

The trademark drug name is Phenergan (promethazine).The Irish surname is Finnegan.

No. Promethazine is an anti-nausea drug. It's also a VERY mild sedative. It requires a prescription in the US, but is OTC in England.

The composition of drug Vegetamin-A is (chlorpromazine 25 mg, promethazine 12.5 mg, phenobarbital 40 mg

This will show up as an opiate on a urine drug screen.

No, Promethazine is used as an anti-histaminic and anti-emetic. It is not antispasmodic.Antispasmodic: A term used to describe the effect of the drug, where it inhibits spasms of smooth muscles and prevents colic.

Codeine is a Class II drug in the United States, so nothing over the counter contains it. Promethazine is prescription only, so same story.

Promethazine is a first-generation H1 receptor antagonist of the phenothiazine chemical class used medically as an antihistamine. It has a strong sedative effect and in some countries is prescribed for insomnia when benzodiazepines are contraindicated.

Promethazine has promethazine in it. If it has codeine, it will say so on the label.

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