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Histaphen may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Histaphen may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developi... View More
Histaphen is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby. F... View More
Histaphen may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Histaphen is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Histaphen may not be needed i... View More
Histaphen should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Histaphen may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Histaphen used in the treatment of various allergic conditions like runny nose, sneezing, congestion, itching and watery eyes. It also treats nausea, vo... View More
Uses of Histaphen
Side effects of Histaphen
- Dryness in mouth
- Blurred vision
How to use Histaphen
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Histaphen may be taken wit... View More
How Histaphen works
Histaphen is an antiallergic medication. When your body is exposed to an allergen (pollen, animal dander, house dust etc.), it produces a chemical calle... View More
What if you forget to take Histaphen?
If you miss a dose of Histaphen, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your... View More
- Histaphen helps treat nausea and vomiting.
- It may also be used for the short-term treatment of sleeping difficulties (insomnia) in adults and as a sedative in children.
- Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Histaphen can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
- Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication as it may cause increased sleepiness.
- It may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Avoid exposing your skin to strong sunlight, use a sunscreen lotion or make sure your skin is protecte... View More
- Do not take it for longer than 7 days. If your symptoms worsen or do not improve after 7 days, talk to your doctor.
- Stop taking it at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.
Allergic conditions, Nausea and vomiting, Motion sickness, Insomnia
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Allergic conditions Adult: As promethazine HCl: 25 mg at night, increase to 25 mg bid if necessary. Alternatively, 10-20 mg 2-3 times daily. P... View More
Oral Allergic conditions Child: As promethazine HCl: 2-5 yr 5-15 mg daily in 1 or 2 divided doses; >5-10 yr 10-25 mg daily in 1 or 2 divided doses... View More
Renal impairment: Dose reduction may be required.
Patients in coma or suffering from CNS depression of any cause. Childn <2 yr. SC and intra-arterial admin. Concurrent use w/ or w/in 14 days of MAOI use... View More
Mode of Action
Promethazine, a phenothiazine derivative, blocks postsynaptic dopaminergic receptors in the brain and has a strong alpha-adrenergic blocking effect. It ... View More
Patient w/ asthma, bronchitis or bronchiectasis; severe coronary artery disease, narrow-angle glaucoma, epilepsy, bladder neck or pyloro-duodenal obstru... View More
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS); CV effects (e.g. bradycardia, tachycardia, transient HTN, hypotension; jaundice, blood dyscrasias, extrapyramidal ... View More
Masks ototoxicity of aminoglycoside antibiotics. May enhance the sedative effects of CNS depressants like alcohol, hypnotics, barbiturates and opioids. ... View More
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