What is Phenergan Elixir?
Phenergan Elixir is a treatment that helps to relieve to effects of allergies such as hay fever, pet allergies, dust allergies, and other allergy types. It can also be used as an aid for sleep loss as well as for motion sickness. The active ingredient is promethazine, a first-generation antihistamine. It is sugar-free and orange-flavoured.
How to take Phenergan Elixir?
As Phenergan Elixir can be used to treat allergies, insomnia and nausea in patients as young as 2 years old, the most effective dosage will differ from patient to patient. Consult the leaflet for more information.
- Ask your Pharmacist for advise on allergy treatment.
- You may occasionally get a serious reaction ,if this happens, medical attention should be sought.
- You should consult a doctor if you get a severe reaction.
- Pharmacists recommend that you know more about allergies, see the link below.
Allergies affect may people, more than 1 in 4 suffer from allergies at some point in their lives. Children are more prone to allergies, although symptoms usually go away as the child gets older.
Does the solution have any side effects?
As is the case with all medicines there are side effects which can occur, even though not everyone will experience them.
Side effects which you may experience include:
- An allergic reaction. The signs may include: a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue
- Liver problems that may cause the eyes or skin to go yellow (jaundice) ‘ Muscle stiffness or shaking . Being unable to control some muscles in your head or face
- Tiredness which lasts for a long time. This may be due to a blood problem called anaemia . Over-active behaviour in children
If you experience these or any other side effects while using this product, stop use and speak to your doctor or pharmacist. For more information about reporting the side effects of medication, please see the MHRA’s Yellow Card Scheme.
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