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Promethazine

Contributor(s): Kyle Braund

Introduction

Name

  • Promethazine HCl.

Class of drug

  • H1-antihistamine.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • May induce neuromuscular blockade by antibiotics and produce apnea/muscle weakness.

  • Sedative drugs
  • There may be enhancement of the sedative effects.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Paterson S (1994)Use of antihistamines to control pruritis in atopic dogs.JSAP35(8), 415-419.

Other sources of information

  • Based on Tennant B (1999)Small Animal Formulary.3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.
  • Rossoff I S (1994)Handbook of Veterinary Drugs and Chemicals.2nd edn. Taylorville, Illinois: Pharmatex Publishing Co. pp 662-663.

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