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promethazine


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n. a powerful antihistamine drug used to treat allergic conditions and – because of its sedative action – insomnia; it is also used as a premedication and an antiemetic. Promethazine is administered by mouth or injection; side-effects include drowsiness, dizziness, and confusion. Trade names: Avomine, Phenergan.

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