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Name/Class: PROMETHAZINE (Phenergan)/Antiemetic
Description: Promethazine is an anticholinergic agent that enhances the effects of analgesics and is a potent antiemetic.
Indications: Nausea and vomiting, motion sickness, to enhance the effects of analgesics, and to induce sedation.
Precautions: Hepatic, respiratory, or cardiac impairment, asthma, hypertension,elderly, or debilitated patients.
Dosage/Route: 12.5 to 25 mg IV/IM/PR.
Pedi: 0.5 mg/kg IV/IM/PR.