Promethazine vs Suboxone

Promethazine
(Rx)
Suboxone
(Rx)
Promethazine is a systemic antihistamine and a nausea & vomiting medication.
Suboxone is a chemical dependency medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.2
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.8
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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Not Available
October 8, 2002
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
20,132 Discussions
270,585 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Nausea
#2 for Pain
#3 for Vomiting
#4 for Sedation
#5 for Allergy
#6 for Itching
#7 for Sedative
#10 for Migraines
Promethazine is prescribed for Nausea, Pain, Vomiting and Sedation and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Addiction
#3 for Pain
#4 for Depression
#6 for Chronic Pain
Suboxone is prescribed for Withdrawal Symptoms and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. Our data suggest that it is taken for Pain and Depression, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Pro
Euphoria
7
Dry Mouth
3
Delirium
2
Respiratory Depression
1
Blurred Vision
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Mood Swings
1
Bleeding
1
Hypomania
1
Mania
1
Sub
Euphoria
4
Nausea
4
Vomiting
4
Restlessness
2
Dizziness
2
Numbness
2
Drowsiness
1
Migraines
1
Cramping
1
Sneezing
1
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Suboxone
Sub
Euphoria
Pro
Sub
7
4
Dry Mouth
Pro
Sub
3
0
Delirium
Pro
Sub
2
0
Respiratory Depression
Pro
Sub
1
0
Blurred Vision
Pro
Sub
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Pro
Sub
1
0
Mood Swings
Pro
Sub
1
0
Bleeding
Pro
Sub
1
0
Hypomania
Pro
Sub
1
0
Mania
Pro
Sub
1
0
Euphoria
Sub
Pro
4
7
Nausea
Sub
Pro
4
0
Vomiting
Sub
Pro
4
0
Restlessness
Sub
Pro
2
0
Dizziness
Sub
Pro
2
0
Numbness
Sub
Pro
2
0
Drowsiness
Sub
Pro
1
0
Migraines
Sub
Pro
1
0
Cramping
Sub
Pro
1
0
Sneezing
Sub
Pro
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 Promethazine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Suboxone 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 Promethazine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Suboxone and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill, Syrup
Oral Film, 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
Film: 2-0.5 mg, 4-1 mg, 8-2 mg, 12-3 mg
Tablet: 2-0.5 mg, 8-2 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Promethazine Hcl
Buprenorphine Hcl/Naloxone Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Promethazine and Suboxone: 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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