Active ingredients: promethazine
What it is used for
Allergies: Treatment of allergic conditions including some allergic reactions to drugs, urticaria, contact dermatitis and allergic reactions to insect bites and stings. Upper Respiratory Tract: Relief of excessive secretion in the upper respiratory tract as a result of hayfever and allergic rhinitis. Nausea and Vomiting: Antiemetic in vomiting of various causes including post-operative vomiting, irradiation sickness, drug induced nausea and motion sickness. Sedation: For short term use on the advice of a doctor or pharmacist.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear, bright, golden syrupy liquid
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is Schedule 3: Pharmacist Only Medicine.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient promethazine
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.