Please be advised that this promethazine with codeine combination cough syrup is used to treat symptoms related to the common cold, breathing illnesses(e.g., bronchitis & sinusistis) allergies or any other flu-like symptoms. Each ingredient has it’s specific benefit, Promethazine functions more as an antihistamine which relieves itchy and watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing and also itchy nose and throat while Codeine is a narcotic cough suppressant which functions by directly affecting a certain part of the brain which reduces the urge to cough.
What is promethazine with codeine syrup actually used to treat?
Promethazine with codeine syrup is indicated for the temporary relief of coughs and upper respiratory tract symptoms related to allergies or the common cold.
What is promethazine used for?
Promethazine is an antihistamine, similar to products available over-the-counter like Benadryl, Claritin, Zyrtec, and Allegra. Antihistamines are typically used to treat the symptoms associated with the allergies and the common cold—they help reduce inflammation and swelling and dry up excess secretions, for example, watery eyes and runny nose. Promethazine is also used to treat pain, nausea and vomiting, motion sickness, and sedation.