Definition of Promethazine

1. Noun. Antihistamine (trade name Phenergan) used to treat allergies; also an antiemetic used to treat motion sickness.

Exact synonyms: Phenergan
Generic synonyms: Antiemetic, Antiemetic Drug, Antihistamine
Language type: Trade Name



Definition of Promethazine

1. Noun. A first-generation H1 receptor antagonist, antihistamine and antiemetic medication with strong sedative effects. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Promethazine

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promerit
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prometal
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prometaphase
prometaphases
promethazine (current term)
promethium
promethiums
prometon
prometric
promgoer
promgoers
promil
promine
prominence
prominences
prominencies
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prominent
prominently

Literary usage of Promethazine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biological Weapons: The Threat Posed by Terrorists (2000)
"Various antidotes such as sodium thiosulfate, dexamethasone, promethazine, heparin, vitamin E and atropine have been recommended for combating mustard ..."

2. Acute Pain Management: Operative Or Medical Procedures and Trauma Clinical by Daniel B. Carr, Ada K. Jacox (1997)
"Note: Exercise caution when using the mixture of meperidine (Demerol), promethazine (Phenergan), and chlorpromazine (Thorazine), also known as DPT. ..."

3. Alzheimer's Disease: Diagnosis, Cause & Treatment by Margaret Strock (1996)
"... carbamazepine Antiemetics: promethazine, hydroxy- zine, metoclopramide, prochlorperazine Antihypertensive agents: propranolol, metoprolol, atenolol, ..."

4. The Lasting Salute: Civil & Military Funerals 1921-1969 by B. C. Mossman, M. W. Stark (1995)
"... and sedatives should be approached differently in infants younger than 6 months of age (see Chapter 7). The mixture of meperidine, promethazine, ..."

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