Active ingredients: promethazine
What it is used for
Allergies: Treatment of allergic conditions including some allergic reactions to drugs, urticaria and allergic 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 for vomiting from various causes, including postoperative vomiting, irradiation sickness, drug induced nausea and motion sickness. ,Sedation: For short term use under the advice of a doctor or pharmacist. Do not use for more than 7 to 10 consecutive days.
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 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Lifetime is 18 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
A clear orange syrupy liquid with banana and vanilla flavor
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.