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Promethazine vs. Valium for Sedation

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Promethazine

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/ 15,261 posts
Other Names: Phenergan   Promethegan

Valium

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/ 293,700 posts
Other Names: Diazepam   Mogadon   Diastat   Valrelease   Antenex
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 15,261 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 293,700 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Promethazine is a first-generation histamine H1 receptor antagonist of the phenothiazine chemical class used medically as an antihistamine. It has a strong sedative effect and in some countries is prescribed for insomnia when benzodiazepines are contrain... Read more on Wikipedia
Diazepam , first marketed as Valium by Hoffmann-La Roche is a benzodiazepine drug. Diazepam is also marketed in Australia as Antenex. It is commonly used for treating anxiety, insomnia, seizures including status epilepticus, muscle spasms (such as... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Promethazine vs. Valium

357 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
promethazine or valium helps me get there. I have...
...experience, nodding is mostly dependent on dosage but adding promethazine or valium helps me get there....
valium and will probably eat more because i hate life and...
...it should of been, oh well ate 40mg valium and will probably eat more because i hate life and just want ...kicking in more, maybe the valium helps, with promethazine add more noddyness o...
valium and will probably eat more because i hate life and...
...it should of been, oh well ate 40mg valium and will probably eat more because i hate life and just want ...kicking in more, maybe the valium helps, with promethazine add more noddyness or take...
otherwise i've had good results from promethazine. had a...
...makes it worse.) valium actually gives me energy. im smoking alot of cigarettes which isnt helping. otc sleeping meds ...as strong. otherwise i've had good results from promethazine. had ...
out if I took it with valium. Nothing other than that....
I use promethazine on and off, Cornishman. It's quite effective ...It always knocked me right out if I took it with valium. Nothing other than that. There's always the added respiratory...
had 20mg valium beforehand which synergism was beautifully...
...plunger getting stiff half ...and the hives at the site of injection soon disappeared after i did myself a favour and took a phenergan (promethazine). i had 20mg valium beforehand which syner...
downed and took 50mg valium how good is tomato juice?...
...100mg morphine and took 50mg promethazine while i've got a 1200mg codeine cwe ...moment. likely to throw 20mg valium into the mix shortly. i'll ...- cwe downed and took 50mg valium how ...
downed and took 50mg valium how good is tomato juice?...
...100mg morphine and took 50mg promethazine while i've got a 1200mg codeine cwe ...moment. likely to throw 20mg valium into the mix shortly. i'll ...- cwe downed and took 50mg valium how ...
I was given that instead of valium or something else. haha,...
...Promethazine is one of the first medication I was ever prescribed when I was old enough to go to the hospital/mini-ER on my own. I was telling the doc I was lacking sleep and feeling aggressive be...
only one exception.. Fucking valium lol. But yes I am...
...and used recreationally. And I never became addicted to them. There was only one exception.. Fucking valium lol. But yes I am ...something along the lines of promethazine. Just take 4 or som...
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