Phenergan vs Zofran

Phenergan
(Rx)
Zofran
(Rx)
Phenergan is a systemic antihistamine and a nausea & vomiting medication.
Zofran is a nausea & vomiting 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
2.5
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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March 29, 1951
January 4, 1991
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
47,153 Discussions
164,654 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 Nausea
#2 for Vomiting
#3 for Feeling Sick
#4 for Dehydration
#5 for Sickness
#8 for Hyperemesis
Zofran is prescribed for Nausea and Vomiting 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
Zof
Constipation
10
Headaches
5
Weight Gain
3
Weight Loss
3
Allergy
3
Migraines
2
Weakness
2
Loss of Appetite
1
Itching
1
Osteoporosis
1
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Phe
Zofran
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Dry Mouth
Phe
Zof
1
0
Blood Clots
Phe
Zof
1
0
Stomach Issues
Phe
Zof
1
0
Blurred Vision
Phe
Zof
1
0
Nightmares
Phe
Zof
1
0
Respiratory Depression
Phe
Zof
1
0
Joint Pain
Phe
Zof
1
0
Phlebitis
Phe
Zof
1
0
Mood Swings
Phe
Zof
1
0
Apnea
Phe
Zof
1
0
Constipation
Zof
Phe
10
0
Headaches
Zof
Phe
5
0
Weight Gain
Zof
Phe
3
0
Weight Loss
Zof
Phe
3
0
Allergy
Zof
Phe
3
0
Migraines
Zof
Phe
2
0
Weakness
Zof
Phe
2
0
Loss of Appetite
Zof
Phe
1
0
Itching
Zof
Phe
1
0
Osteoporosis
Zof
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.
B Category B
Before taking Zofran during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Phenergan and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Zofran 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
Tablet: 4 mg, 8 mg, 24 mg
Solution: 4 mg/5 mL, 2 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Promethazine Hcl
Ondansetron Hcl, Ondansetron, Ondansetron Hcl/Pf
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Phenergan and Zofran: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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