Promethazine (Phenergan) Injection (Updated - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - August 2, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Motion sickness drug worsens motion perception
(Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary) A new study led by Massachusetts Eye and Ear researchers found that oral promethazine, a drug commonly taken to alleviate motion sickness, temporarily worsened vestibular perception thresholds by 31 percent, lowering one's ability to perceive sensory information about motion, balance and spatial orientation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 24, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Haloperidol plus promethazine for psychosis-induced aggression.
Health services often manage agitated or violent people, and such behaviour is particularly prevalent in emergency psychiatric services (10%). The drugs used in such situations should ensure that the person becomes calm swiftly and safely. To examine whether haloperidol plus promethazine is an effective treatment for psychosis-induced aggression. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Promethazine (Phenergan) Injection (New - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - March 23, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Charleston Laboratories, Inc. and Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. Receive Complete Response Letter from FDA for NDA for CL-108 (hydrocodone, acetaminophen, promethazine) Tablets
JUPITER, Fla., and PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Charleston Laboratories, Inc., and Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., confirmed today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Complete Response Letter (CRL) regarding the New... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - February 3, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Promethazine HCl Injection (Promethazine Hydrochloride Injection) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - January 19, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Promethazine HCl (Promethazine Hydrochloride) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - January 18, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Promethazine HCl Suppositories (Promethazine Hydrochloride Suppositories) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - January 18, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Promethazine HCl and Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide Syrup (Promethazine and Dextromethorphan) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - January 18, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Purple drank: a dangerous cocktail - Garcin L, Le Roch M, Agbessi CA, Lobut JB, Lecoeur A, Benoist G.
"Purple drank" is a dangerous hallucinogenic cocktail commonly used by teenagers, made popular by American rappers and social networks. It combines codeine-based cough syrup, antihistamines such as promethazine, and soda. Unknown by caregivers, it may be r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 1, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Phenergan (Promethazine) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - September 6, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Yes, 'Purple Drank' Can Be Deadly
Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain is facing a 10-game suspension because he violated the NFL’s substance abuse policy by testing positive for opiates, the Dallas Morning News reports. The Morning News and others reported that the opiate in question is “purple drank,” a slang term for a potent mixture of prescription-strength cough syrup, soda and Jolly Ranchers. Also known as syrup, sizzurp and lean, the recreational drink was popularized by hip-hop artists in the 1990s, and inspired later songs like Lil Wayne’s “Me and My Drank” and Three 6 Mafia’s “Sippin&...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 3, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Danish survey of antihistamine use and poisoning patterns - Jensen LL, Rømsing J, Dalhoff K.
The first-generation antihistamine, promethazine, became a prescription-only drug in Denmark as of December 2014. First-generation antihistamines are known to have a higher toxic potential than second-generation antihistamines. The aim of this study was to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Counterfeit Norco Tablets in California Found to Be Adulterated with Fentanyl (FREE)
By Kelly Young Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD Counterfeit Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) tablets have led to several hospitalizations in the San Francisco Bay Area. The drugs, purchased on the street, have been found to contain fentanyl and promethazine, according to an … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - April 27, 2016 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Do hay fever tablets shrink your brain?
A new study suggests that some popular medicines – including allergy pills – could be harmful. But wait before you sneeze your way through the summer …Those planning a bathroom cabinet clear-out following headlines about a range of popular over-the-counter medicines causing brain shrinkage might want to reconsider.New research has concluded that people regularly taking popular drugs including Clarityn and Piriton for hay fever and other allergies, the sleeping tablet Nytol, and Night Nurse Liquid containing promethazine did worse in cognitive tests and showed signs of loss of brain cells and connections....
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 19, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Nic Fleming Tags: Drugs Health & wellbeing Life and style Science Source Type: news

Master one of the most missed USMLE questions
With finals behind you, take a few minutes to sharpen your skills for the United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) with this exclusive scoop on one of the most challenging USMLE test prep questions and expert strategies to help you ace it. Find out what this month’s toughest question is and receive an expert video explanation of the answer from Kaplan Medical. Welcome to the fourth post in AMA Wire’s® series, “Tutor talk: Tips from Kaplan Medical on the most missed USMLE test prep questions from Kaplan’s Step 1 Qbank.” Each month, we’re revealing one of the top...
Source: AMA Wire - December 28, 2015 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Lyndra Vassar Source Type: news

promethazine, Phenergan, Phenadoz, Promethegan
Title: promethazine, Phenergan, Phenadoz, PrometheganCategory: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/14/2015 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - September 14, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Arctic GEOTRACES Week One
The USCGC Healy sailing out of Dutch Harbor, Alaska into the Bering Sea (August 9, 2015). And we're off! The U.S. GEOTRACES Arctic expedition departed Dutch Harbor on August 9th onboard the USCGC Healy. Shortly after departure we had our first safety drill. Everyone onboard has to practice putting on immersion suits which are kept on the boat for an emergency situation that would force us to abandon ship and jump into the water. The suits are bright orange with a flashing light and whistle, and the back has an inflatable pouch for flotation. There is a rubber cap that goes over your head and hugs tightly around the neck t...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 17, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Abuse and intentional misuse of promethazine reported to US poison centers: 2002 to 2012 - Tsay ME, Procopio G, Anderson BD, Klein-Schwartz W.
The objective was to investigate promethazine abuse/misuse in the United States. METHODS: An 11-year retrospective review was conducted of promethazine abuse and intentional misuse cases without co-i... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 3, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Phenergan-Codeine (Codeine Phosphate and Promethazine HCl) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - February 26, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Zydus Cadila recalls over 10,000 bottles of allergy drug in US
Promethazine hydrochloride is commonly used to treat allergic disorders, nausea, vomiting, difficulty sleeping, as well as for pre-operative sedation. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - May 30, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Anxiolytic As an Adjunct to Morphine for Back Pain in the EDAnxiolytic As an Adjunct to Morphine for Back Pain in the ED
Promethazine as an adjunct to morphine provides no additional benefits in managing acute low back pain, a new study suggests. Spine (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - February 3, 2014 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Justin Bieber arrest refocuses spotlight on “sizzurp”
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy   [In the video above, the Today show's Jeff Rossen explains why "sizzurp" — a drug favored by some rap music and pop stars — is so dangerous.] Reports describing the arrest of pop star Justin Bieber, 19,  this week for driving under the influence — after he was stopped while apparently drag racing his Lamborghini in Miami Beach — often mentioned that one of his favorite drinks is “sizzurp“, a potentially lethal mix of prescription cough syrup (codeine and promethazine), soda pop, and har...
Source: The Poison Review - January 24, 2014 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Tags: Medical codeine jolly roger justin beiber promethazine purple drank sizzurp today show Source Type: news

Evaluation of the effects of anti-motion sickness drugs on subjective sleepiness and cognitive performance of healthy males - Weerts A, Pattyn N, Van de Heyning P, Wuyts F.
This study aimed to investigate the clinical and cognitive side effects of baclofen (10 mg), meclizine (50 mg), dimenhydrinate (40 mg) plus cinnarizine (20 mg) and promethazine (25 mg) plus d-amphetamine (5 mg). The study had a double-blind, placebo contro... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 21, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

promethazine, Phenergan (Discontinued brand), Phenadoz, Promethegan
Title: promethazine, Phenergan (Discontinued brand), Phenadoz, PrometheganCategory: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/28/2013 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - March 28, 2013 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Updated national IV monograph on Promethazine
Source: Medusa Area: News An updated IV monograph on Promethazine is now available from the NHS injectable medicines guide website (Medusa). Please see the link below for access (registration required). (Source: NeLM - News)
Source: NeLM - News - February 21, 2013 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news