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Review: Meclizine and Promethazine





Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Meclizine and Promethazine together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Meclizine and Promethazine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 359 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Meclizine has active ingredients of meclizine hydrochloride. It is often used in dizziness. (latest outcomes from Meclizine 5,832 users)

Promethazine has active ingredients of promethazine hydrochloride. It is often used in nausea. (view latest outcomes from 1,213 users)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 359 people who take Meclizine, Promethazine are studied

Meclizine, Promethazine outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Meclizine (meclizine hydrochloride)
- Promethazine (promethazine hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Meclizine is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Promethazine is effective66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Itchingn/aDizzinessn/an/aNumbness And Tinglingn/aNausea
Burning SensationMood SwingsVomiting
Sleeping DifficultyShort-term Memory LossPain
Premenstrual SyndromeDizziness
Polycystic OvariesChest Pain
Thinking SlowedAbdominal Pain
Metabolic DisorderHeadache
Night SweatsAnxiety
Aggression AggravatedVertigo
VertigoAsthenia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Meclizine is effective25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
n/a
Promethazine is effective50.00%
(4 of 8 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainNausea
NauseaDizziness
AnxietyChest Pain
VomitingVomiting
AstheniaFatigue
Abdominal PainVertigo
Oedema PeripheralRash
Back PainHeadache
HeadacheDepression
DizzinessInsomnia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Meclizine is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 25 people)
n/a20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
Promethazine is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 25 people)
n/a40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Decreased Appetiten/aPainCompleted SuicideDizzinessPainCardiogenic ShockAsthenia
SwellingPulmonary EmbolismPainVomitingConstipationVomitingOedema Peripheral
Weight DecreasedEructationAbdominal PainVertigoNauseaPainAbdominal Pain
Helicobacter GastritisCholecystitis ChronicHeadacheHypoaesthesiaDizzinessNausea
HeadacheInjuryNauseaAnxietyCardiac Failure CongestiveAnxiety
LabyrinthitisBiliary DyskinesiaAbdominal PainWeight DecreasedHepatic FailureBack Pain
TremorNauseaDepressionRashRenal Failure AcuteHeadache
HaemorrhoidsMuscular WeaknessFatigueParaesthesiaDeep Vein ThrombosisFall
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia SyndromeHypoaesthesiaChest PainTremorSeptic ShockVomiting
Hepatic SteatosisPeripheral ColdnessNight SweatsDyspnoeaAzotaemiaDyspnoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Can meclizine cause insomnia once and sleepiness the next time
    I took Meclizine one night (as advised by pharmacist; she said it causes drowsiness), after experiencing my first attack of vertigo. It kept me awake almost all night. A couple weeks later, as I was getting ready for a special school event for my daughter, I thought another vertigo attack was coming on. Since the Meclizine didn't make me sleepy the first time but instead had the opposite effect, I thought it would be ok to take it (this was an evening event with a meal). After eating, I began to get very sleepy and my face almost fell in my plate.
  • Alprazolam & amoxicillin
    Have Diverticulitis from having Diverticulosis. Have had high blood pressure for
    about 4 years and it is controlled with the Norvasc & Clonidine. Enlarged prostate is controlled with Flomax & Avodart. Meclizine is for vertigo, take 2 25mg per day, 1 Am & 1 PM. Take 1 Norvasc AM & 1 Flomax PM.
  • Can an im phenergan injection cause neuropathy, where the injection was given?
    I was given a phenergan injection in PACU. Once I was discharged and home, I felt numbness in my leg where the injection was given. I called my MD and was told the numbness was from the position my leg was in during surgery. It has now been 5 months and my upper thigh has neuropathy. Can Phenergan do this?
  • Why would doctor prescribe meclizine when otc med available? stronger?
    Gastric bypass. After years found should not be prescribed extended release medications-- they do not work because stomach (duodenum) releases enzymes and acids to release XR. Suffer from GAD, MAD, PTSD, ADHD, Insomnia. I've driven away my best friend-- I'm tired of life-- alone.
  • Can phenergan caulse lung problems like pulmary fribrosis (1 answer)
    took these drugs 2 days then 6 months lateri have pulmonary fibrosis is there any connection?

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I started having seizures about 9 months ago. Each time the seizures are more violent and last longer.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Do any of these drugs interact to cause defiancy? also which ones would most likely make someone hallucinate? Thank you.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • I am on SS Disability since 2005 for acute back pain ,joint pain,migraines and depression. I have Fibromyligia and have suffered every day for 31 years. Pain began during my first pregancy in 1978.I have had many surgeries and shots for pain.Having more surgery starting tomorrow with another carpel tunnel surgery followed soon by two back surgies I have needed for many years without being able too afford. I am now on Medicade and medicare.

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On eHealthMe, Meclizine (meclizine hydrochloride) is often used to treat dizziness. Promethazine (promethazine hydrochloride) is often used to treat nausea. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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