Phenergan Oral Solution 100ml

€11.15
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SKU
PHEN001
Phenergan Oral Solution helps prevents travel sickness and hives. Suitable for adults and children age 2 and over.

What is Phenergan Oral Solution used for ?

Phenergan Oral Solution contains a medicine called promethazine hydrochloride. This belongs to a group of medicines called phenothiazines.

It works by blocking a natural substance (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction. It also works directly on the brain to help you feel more relaxed. Phenergan 5mg/5ml oral solution also contains Sodium Metabisulphite (E223), this may rarely cause severe hypersensitivity reactions and broncospasm.

Contains

  • Each 5ml of oral solution contains: 5mg promethazine hydrochloride.
  • Other ingredients include: hydrogenated glucose syrup (maltitol liquid) and sodium citrate, sodium sulphite (E221), sodium metabisulphite (E223) and sodium benzoate (E211).

Dosage

 For allergies (such as hay fever, rashes and hives)

  •  Children 2-5 years:  Either a single dose of one to three 5ml spoonfuls OR one 5ml spoonful twice a day
  •  DO NOT give more than three 5ml spoonfuls a day Children 5-10 years: Either a single dose of two to five 5ml spoonfuls OR one or two 5ml spoonfuls twice a day
  •  DO NOT give more than five 5ml spoonfuls a day Children over 10 years and adults (including the elderly): •Start with two 5ml spoonfuls twice a day  This may be increased to a maximum of four 5ml spoonfuls three times a day.
  • For children over 10 years and adults, Phenergan Tablets may be more convenient.

For travel sickness

  • Children 2-5 years: One 5ml spoonful the night before the journey. This may be repeated after 6-8 hours if necessary.
  • Children 5-10 years:  Two 5ml spoonfuls the night before the journey. This may be repeated after 6-8 hours if necessary.
  • Children over 10 years and adults (including the elderly): Five 5ml spoonfuls the night before the journey,
  • This may be repeated after 6-8 hours if necessary For children over 10 years and adults, Phenergan Tablets may be more convenient.

Important information

  • Do not exceed the stated dose. If symptoms persist consult your doctor. If you are not sure how much to take ask your doctor or your pharmacist.
  • Phenergan 5mg/5ml Oral Solution should be given at bedtime unless 2 doses are required during the day. In this case the lowest dose should be given.
  • To prevent travel sickness the lowest dose should be given the night before the journey and may be repeated after 6-8 hours.
  • Smaller doses should be taken if undesirable daytime drowsiness occurs. Children taking Phenergan may become drowsy and should be supervised.
  • Children taking Phenergan may become drowsy and should be supervised

Storage Instructions

  • use withing one month of opening bottle.
  • Do not store above 25°C.
  • Store in the original container in order to protect from light.

Warnings

  • May cause drowsiness. If affected do not drive or operate machinery. 
  • Avoid alcohol drink.
  • Not suitable for diabetics – contains hydrogenated glucose syrup.
  • If you or your child are taking any other medication consult your doctor before using Phenergan 5mg/5ml Oral Solution. 
  • Exposure of the skin to strong sunlight should be avoided.

Always read packaging and enclosed leaflet before use.


*NOT SUITABLE FOR SHIPPING OUTSIDE IRELAND DUE TO PACKAGING.

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