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Promethazine (Promethacon) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Promethazine (Promethacon) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Promethacon?

promethazine

What is the Trade Name for promethazine?

Promethacon

What are the Indications of Promethazine (Promethacon) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

allergic reactions, nausea and vomiting, sedation

What are the Actions of Promethazine (Promethacon) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Blocks the effects of histamine, histamine plays a role in the immune response. Plays an inhibitory role
on the chemoreceptor trigger zone in the medulla leading to an antiemetic effect. Possess
anticholinergic properties producing CNS depression.

What is the Therapeutic Class of Promethazine (Promethacon) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

antiemetic, antihistamine, sedative/hypnotic

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Promethazine (Promethacon) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

phenothiazine

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Date Published - Nov 13, 2018
Date Modified - May 28, 2018

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