Safety and efficacy have not been established in children below 2 years of age. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. Call your child's doctor immediately and get emergency medical treatment if your child has difficulty breathing, wheezes, slows or pauses in breathing, or stops breathing. ... - Protect from light - Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F) Anergan-50: - Discard product if it contains particulate matter, is cloudy, or discolored - Protect from light - Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F) Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. However, if your mouth continues to feel dry for more than 2 weeks, check with your medical doctor or dentist. For non-prescription products, read the label or package ingredients carefully.Appropriate studies have not been performed on the relationship of age to the effects of promethazine in the pediatric population. If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately: These could be signs of a condition called respiratory depression .Check with your doctor right away and stop taking your medicine (if directed by your doctor) if you have muscle stiffness, fever, difficult or fast breathing, seizures, fast heartbeat, increased sweating, loss of bladder control, unusually pale skin, or tiredness or weakness. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. %PDF-1.6 %���� The results of some tests may be affected by this medicine .This medicine may cause dryness of the mouth. 140 Suppositories Box 9.1 Example standard operating procedure: performing physical quality assessment of compounded suppositories I. 19. Information is also available online at Promethazine can interfere with the results of home pregnancy tests. h�bbd``b`fK���`�b]� �D ��H�րX} Bĝb� Fok5����T�A�0�� Y# =H��������00Қ�ϰ� @� f5h Lie down on your side and use your finger to push the suppository well up into the rectum. Promethazine helps control symptoms, but will not treat the cause of the symptoms or speed recovery. These may be symptoms of a serious condition called neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) .Before you have any medical tests, tell the medical doctor in charge that you are taking this medicine. Make sure you know how you react to this medicine before you drive, use machines, or do anything else that could be dangerous if you are not alert .This medicine will add to the effects of alcohol and other CNS depressants (medicines that make you drowsy or less alert). "Mayo," "Mayo Clinic," "MayoClinic.org," "Mayo Clinic Healthy Living," and the triple-shield Mayo Clinic logo are trademarks of Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research.© 1998-2020 Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research (MFMER). %%EOF When you are taking this medicine, it is especially important that your healthcare professional know if you are taking any of the medicines listed below. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Promethazine should not be given to babies or children who are younger than 2 years old and should be given with caution to children who are 2 years of age or older. When promethazine is used to treat or prevent nausea and vomiting it is usually taken every 4 to 6 hours as needed. Make sure your doctor knows that you are using this medicine .Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Rx Only. Polyethylene glycol base suppository may be stored at usual room temperature. Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit organization and proceeds from Web advertising help support our mission. The suppository will melt quickly once inserted and you should feel little or no discomfort while holding it in. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. All rights reserved. Lie down on your side and use your finger to push the suppository well up into the rectum.