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Brand name: Fenezal

Fenezal is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) promethazine. On this page you will find out more about Fenezal, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: promethazine

Over 65 years of age?

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.

Pack size information

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Fenezal 10 mg film-coated tablet, 50

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What this medicine is 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 excesive 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.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Circular, film-coated biconvex tablets with bevelled edges, pale blue in colour, one face impressed 'PN' above '10', the reverse face plain.

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Dosage Form Tablet, film coated
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
50's: Pharmacist Only Medicine (Over the counter)

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Blister Pack
Storage temperature Store below 30 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
Life time 5 Years
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

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