Phenergan vs Vistaril

Phenergan
(Rx)
Vistaril
(Rx)
Phenergan is a systemic antihistamine and a nausea & vomiting medication.
Vistaril is an anxiety medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Nausea
2.7
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Nausea
3.4
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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March 29, 1951
September 18, 1957
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
47,067 Discussions
12,464 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Nausea
#2 for Vomiting
#3 for Pain
#4 for Allergy
#5 for Migraines
#7 for Itching
#10 for Sedation
#11 for Sedative
#12 for Hyperemesis
Phenergan is prescribed for Nausea, Vomiting and Pain and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Insomnia
#3 for Nausea
#4 for Allergy
#5 for Itching
#6 for Sedation
#7 for Sedative
#8 for Vomiting
#9 for GAD
#10 for Hives
Vistaril is prescribed for Anxiety and Insomnia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Phe
Dry Mouth
1
Blood Clots
1
Stomach Issues
1
Blurred Vision
1
Nightmares
1
Respiratory Depression
1
Joint Pain
1
Phlebitis
1
Mood Swings
1
Apnea
1
Vis
Weight Gain
2
Weight Loss
1
Euphoria
1
Diabetes
1
Low Blood Pressure
1
difficulty concentrating
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Vivid Dreams
1
Bladder Spasms
1
Attempted Suicide
1
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Vistaril
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Dry Mouth
Phe
Vis
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Blood Clots
Phe
Vis
1
0
Stomach Issues
Phe
Vis
1
0
Blurred Vision
Phe
Vis
1
0
Nightmares
Phe
Vis
1
0
Respiratory Depression
Phe
Vis
1
0
Joint Pain
Phe
Vis
1
0
Phlebitis
Phe
Vis
1
0
Mood Swings
Phe
Vis
1
0
Apnea
Phe
Vis
1
0
Weight Gain
Vis
Phe
2
0
Weight Loss
Vis
Phe
1
0
Euphoria
Vis
Phe
1
0
Diabetes
Vis
Phe
1
0
Low Blood Pressure
Vis
Phe
1
0
difficulty concentrating
Vis
Phe
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Vis
Phe
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Vis
Phe
1
0
Bladder Spasms
Vis
Phe
1
0
Attempted Suicide
Vis
Phe
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Phenergan during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Phenergan and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Vistaril and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill, Syrup
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Suppository: 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg
Tablet: 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg
Solution: 25 mg/mL, 50 mg/mL
Syringe: 25 mg/mL, 50 mg/mL
Syrup: 6.25 mg/5 mL, 25 mg/5 mL
Capsule: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
Solution: 25 mg/mL, 50 mg/mL
Suspension: 25 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Promethazine Hcl
Hydroxyzine Pamoate, Hydroxyzine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Phenergan and Vistaril: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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