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Hi, I have been taking mepergan for about two months. I originally was only taking two a day, one every 6 hours, then for the past week i started taking three a day one every 4 hours. I started getting tlittle tingly feelings everywhere. When i take a...
by Jessica in Douglasville, GA, 10/02/2006
Are Meprozine 50/25 and Hydocondone the same for pain relief? Are there any bad reactions between Meprozine and Xanax? Thank you- What is your opnion on taking Meprozine 50/25 and Loratab 10mg? Do they react to the pain in the same way? Also, are ther...
by Shannon in Jonesborough, TN, 11/03/2006
Does Meprozine 50 contain codone in it? is codone one of the indgridents used?
by Lauren in baton rouge, la, 10/10/2006
Is Promethazine with Mepergan in the Demerol family?? I requested Demerol for my pain management, but I am not feeling the pain relief that I should be.They are 50/25 capsules to be taken every 3-4 hours...Please reply.......thanks..........
by Susan B in Lake Wylie, SC - USA, 05/11/2006
my doctor perscribed meprozine 50/25 caps. on the script bottle is says to take this every 2 to 3 hrs. is this correct? never taken a pain med that is taken that often. wondered if it could be a mistake on the pharms part
by pamela in georgia, 03/31/2006
Meprozine (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information
Meprozine (Oral) Medication Classification
MEPERIDINE/PROMETHAZINE (By mouth)
Meprozine (Oral) Brandname
Meprozine (Oral) is used for the Treatment
Meperidine (me-PER-i-deen), Promethazine (proe-METH-a-zeen) Treats pain and calms patients before and during surgery.
When To Not Use Meprozine (Oral)
You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to promethazine, meperidine or to any phenothiazine medicine (such as Thorazine® or Mellaril®). You should not take this medicine if you have taken an MAO inhibitor medicine, such as Nardil®, Eldepryl®,or Parnate® in the past 14 days.
How Should You Use Meprozine (Oral)
- Your doctor will tell you how much to take and how often.
- May be taken with food to avoid stomach upset.
- Drink plenty of fluids to help avoid constipation. If a dose is missed:
- Take the missed dose as soon as possible.
- If it is almost time for next dose, skip the missed dose and take your medicine at your usual times.
- You should not use two doses at the same time.
Proper Meprozine (Oral) Storage
Store Meprozine (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Meprozine (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.
What To Avoid While Using Meprozine (Oral)
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
- Avoid drinking alcohol.
- Make sure your doctor knows if you are taking any other medicine that could make you drowsy, such as sleeping pills, cold or allergy medicines, tranquilizers, muscle relaxants, antidepressants, or strong pain killers.
Meprozine (Oral) Warnings
- Check with your doctor before taking this medicine if you have asthma, epilepsy, heart, liver, or kidney disease, gallbladder problems, an overactive thyroid, or problems urinating.
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
- This medicine can be habit-forming. You should not use more than your doctor ordered or use it for longer periods of time.
- If you have taken this medicine for several weeks, talk to your doctor before stopping. You may need to take smaller and smaller amounts before you stop taking the medicine completely.
- This medicine may cause dizziness or blurred vision. Be careful if driving a car or using machinery.
Meprozine (Oral) Side Effects
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
- Fast or slowed heartbeat
- Trouble breathing
- Hives, skin rash, or intense itching
- Severe confusion or tiredness
- Tremors or seizures
- Trouble going to the bathroom (urinating) If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
- Drowsiness, dizziness, or weakness
- Dry mouth, nausea or vomiting