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DESCRIPTION

Promethazine hydrochloride is a racemic compound; the empirical formula is C17H20N2SHCl and its molecular weight is 320.88.

Promethazine hydrochloride, a phenothiazine derivative, is designated chemically as N,N,a-trimethyl-10H-phenothiazine-10-ethanamine monohydrochloride.

Promethazine hydrochloride occurs as a white to faint yellow, practically odorless, crystalline powder which slowly oxidizes and turns blue on prolonged exposure to air. It is soluble in water and freely soluble in alcohol.

Injection: Each ml of the Tubex and Tubex Blunt Pointe Sterile Cartridge Units contains either 25 or 50 mg promethazine hydrochloride with 0.1 mg edetate disodium, 0.04 mg calcium chloride, not more than 5 mg monothioglycerol and 5 mg phenol with sodium acetate-acetic acid buffer. Sealed under nitrogen.

Syrup: Each teaspoon (5 ml) of Phenergan Syrup Plain contains 6.25 mg promethazine hydrochloride in a flavored syrup base with a pH between 4.7 and 5.2. Alcohol 7%. The inactive ingredients present are artificial and natural flavors, citric acid, D&C Red 33, D&C Yellow 10, FD&C Blue 1, FD&C Yellow 6, glycerin, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sodium propionate, water, and other ingredients.

Each teaspoon (5 ml) of Phenergan Syrup Fortis contains 25 mg promethazine hydrochloride in a flavored syrup base with a pH between 5.0 and 5.5. Alcohol 1.5%. The inactive ingredients present are artificial and natural flavors, citric acid, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, sodium propionate, water, and other ingredients.

Tablets and Suppositories: Each tablet of Phenergan contains 12.5 mg, 25 mg, or 50 mg promethazine hydrochloride. The inactive ingredients present are lactose, magnesium stearate, and methylcellulose. Each dosage strength also contains the following: 12.5 mg¾FD&C Yellow 6 and saccharin sodium; 25 mg¾saccharin sodium; 50 mg¾FD&C Red 40.

Each rectal suppository of Phenergan contains 12.5 mg, 25 mg, or 50 mg promethazine hydrochloride with ascorbyl palmitate, silicon dioxide, white wax, and cocoa butter.

CATEGORIES, BRAND NAMES

CATEGORIES: Anaphylaxis, adjunct; Anesthesia, adjunct; Angioedema; Conjunctivitis, allergic; Dermographism; Hypersensitivity, transfusion; Motion sickness; Pain, adjunct; Rhinitis, perennial allergic; Rhinitis, seasonal allergic; Rhinitis, vasomotor; Sedation; Sedation, obstetrical; Urticaria; Pregnancy Category C; DEA Class CV; FDA Approved 1955 Jun; Top 200 Drugs; WHO Formulary

FDA Drug Classes: Anesthesia, Adjuncts To; Antiemetics; Antihistamines; Antitussives/Expectorants; Sedatives/Hypnotics; Vertigo/Motion Sickness/Vomiting

BRAND NAMES:

BRAND NAMES: Allerfen; Anergan; Antiallersin; Atosil; Avomine; Bonnox; Camergan; Fargan; Farganesse; Fenergan; Goodnight; Hibechin; Hiberna; Insomn-Eze; Lergigan; Metaryl; Pelpica; Pentazine; Phenazine; Phenergan; Phenerzine; Phenoject-50; Pilothia; Pipolphene; Pro-50; Promacot; Prome; Promergan; Promesan; Prometh; Promethacon; Promethazine Hcl; Promethegan; Proneurin; Prorex; Prothiazine; Prozine; Pyrethia; Sayomol; Xepagan
(Foreign Brand names outside U.S. in italics)

FOREIGN BRAND AVAILABILITY:
Allerfen (Italy)
Atosil (Germany)
Bonnox (Germany)
Farganesse (Italy)
Fenergan (Argentina; Peru)
Goodnight (New-Zealand)
Hibechin (Japan)
Hiberna (Japan)
Insomn-Eze (Australia)
Lergigan (Sweden)
Prome (Indonesia)
Proneurin (Germany)
Prothiazine (Israel)
Pyrethia (Japan; Taiwan)

HCFA JCODE(S): J2550 up to 50 mg IM, IV

COST OF THERAPY: $13.50 (Rhinitis; Phenergan Tablet; 25 mg; 1/day; 30 days)





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