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Phenergan Elixir is an oral solution antihistamine traditionally used to treat allergies and hay fever. It is used to relieve runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing and itchy throat, as a decongestant that provides relief from nasal or sinus congestion caused by allergies or the common cold. It helps relieve the symptoms of chicken pox and mumps by acting as a mild sedative.
Phenergan Elixir - Oral Solution Antihistamine - Contains Promethazine Hydrochloride 5 mg / 5 ml - Recommended for Children 2-5 years old.
For allergies (such as hay fever, rashes and hives) Children 2-5 years: Either a single dose of one to three 5ml spoonfuls OR one 5ml spoonful twice a day. DO NOT give more than three 5ml spoonfuls a day. Children 5-10 years: Either a single dose of one to five 5ml spoonfuls OR one or two 5ml spoonfuls twice a day. DO NOT give more than five 5ml spoonfuls a day.Â Children over 10 years and adults (including the elderly): Start with two 5ml spoonfuls twice a day. This may be increased to a maximum of four 5ml spoonfuls three times a day
Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant. Phenergan Elixir should not be taken in the 2 weeks before birth. You should not take Phenergan Elixir if you are breast-feeding. This is because small amounts may pass into mothers' milk. This can be harmful to your baby. If you are breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine. Driving and using machines . You may feel drowsy or sleepy while taking this medicine or in the morning after taking this medicine. If this happens, do not drive or use any tools or machines.