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Promethazine

Contributor(s): Kyle Braund, Vetstream Ltd

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 enhance neuromuscular blockade by antibiotics and produce apnoea/muscle weakness.

Sedative drugs

  • There may be enhancement of the sedative effects.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Paterson S (1994) Use of antihistamines to control pruritis in atopic dogs. JSAP 35(8), 415-419.

Other sources of information

  • Ramsey I (2017) Small Animal Formulary. 9th edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.
  • Rossoff I S (1994) Handbook of Veterinary Drugs and Chemicals. 2nd edn. Tayloville, Illinois: Pharmatex Publishing Co. pp 662-663.

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