Promethazine vs Vicodin

Promethazine
(Rx)
Vicodin
(Rx)
Promethazine is a systemic antihistamine and a nausea & vomiting medication.
Vicodin is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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4.2
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.9
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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Not Available
January 7, 1983
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
20,123 Discussions
289,248 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
#1 for Pain
#3 for Headaches
#4 for Depression
#5 for Back Pain
#6 for Migraines
#7 for Pain Relief
#8 for Fibromyalgia
#9 for Chronic Pain
#10 for Cramping
#11 for Discomfort
#12 for Severe Pain
Vicodin is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Pro
Euphoria
2
Dry Mouth
1
Delirium
1
Respiratory Depression
1
Blurred Vision
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Mood Swings
1
Bleeding
1
Hypomania
1
Opiate Withdrawal
1
Vic
Addiction
10
Nausea
4
Vomiting
2
Dizziness
1
Euphoria
1
Drowsiness
1
Weight Loss
1
Fainting
1
Liver Damage
1
Restlessness
1
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Promethazine
Pro
Vicodin
Vic
Euphoria
Pro
Vic
2
1
Dry Mouth
Pro
Vic
1
0
Delirium
Pro
Vic
1
0
Respiratory Depression
Pro
Vic
1
0
Blurred Vision
Pro
Vic
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Pro
Vic
1
0
Mood Swings
Pro
Vic
1
0
Bleeding
Pro
Vic
1
0
Hypomania
Pro
Vic
1
0
Opiate Withdrawal
Pro
Vic
1
0
Addiction
Vic
Pro
10
0
Nausea
Vic
Pro
4
0
Vomiting
Vic
Pro
2
0
Dizziness
Vic
Pro
1
0
Euphoria
Vic
Pro
1
2
Drowsiness
Vic
Pro
1
0
Weight Loss
Vic
Pro
1
0
Fainting
Vic
Pro
1
0
Liver Damage
Vic
Pro
1
0
Restlessness
Vic
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 Vicodin 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 Vicodin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill, Syrup
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: 5-500 mg, 7.5-750 mg, 10-300 mg, 200-7.5 mg, 500-5 mg, 660-10 mg, 750-7.5 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Promethazine Hcl
Hydrocodone Bit/Acetaminophen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Promethazine and Vicodin: 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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