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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 post-operative vomiting, irradiation sickness, drug induced nausea and motion sickness.,Sedation: For short term use in adults under the advice of a doctor or pharmacist
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Light blue coloured, circular biconvex film coated tablets plain on both sides
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is
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.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
Hay fever treatments - MyDr.com.au
Antihistamines work fast and are good at treating mild symptoms of hay fever, such as sneezing and runny nose, whereas corticosteroid nasal sprays may take several days to work.
Read more on myDr website
Motion sickness - MyDr.com.au
Many people eventually grow out of motion sickness (travel sickness), but for those who don’t there are treatments available and things you can do to help prevent it and ease the symptoms.
Read more on myDr website