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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi there,
I am currently prescribed promazine 25ml which i have taken
I have had 2 drinks earlier in the evening? am i at risk?
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   hi
User :   I dont know if you can see my question
User :   I am currently prescribed promazine 25ml which i have takenI have had 2 drinks earlier in the evening? am i at risk?
User :   equivalent of 3 shots of liquor
Doctor :   Are you feeling giddi ?
User :   i was not aware of the interaction
User :   what do you mean by giddi?
User :   it normally takes a couple of hours for the promazine to take effect
Doctor :   Feelin like fainting
User :   no
Doctor :   are you feeling dry in mouth ?
User :   I suppose my main question is are there any indicators i should look out for in case
User :   little bit - but not noticeable until you said it
Doctor :   Yes, like dry mouth
User :   i was prescribed thepromazine for panic attacks
Doctor :   I understand
User :   is it very acute dry mouth ie like the desert
User :   ie if it gets that dry - i need to go to hospital?
Doctor :   Do you have tremors
User :   i am not familiar with the term?
Doctor :   Yes , you need to attend ER if the mouth gets dry
User :   can you tell me this is 25ml a low dose of promazine?
User :   dry to the point of no saliva?
Doctor :   Tremors mean involuntry vibrating movements of the hands
User :   no tremors
Doctor :   I mean the same , to the point of no saliva
User :   not being able to produce saliva then?
User :   ok
Doctor :   do you have breathing difficulties?
User :   no
Doctor :   Good,
Doctor :   i say need not worry
Doctor :   if you experiencing any above in severe
Doctor :   then you may have to go to the ER
User :   i presume that i should avoid other sedative type meds - benzo / herbal?
Doctor :   Otherwise
User :   can you tell me this how long does promazine work?
Doctor :   Yes, thats rite it will aggrevate the effect
User :   ok
Doctor :   onset of action takes around 1 to 2 hours
User :   if i had the 3 drinks at least 4hours ago then most will be out my blood within 2 hours right?
Doctor :   and the duration of the drug action around 6 to 8 hours
Doctor :   Since the dose is above normal then it may take little more time say 8 to 10 hours
User :   what is normal dose for promazine
Doctor :   so, wait for 4 hours
User :   i should clarify i take the syrup
User :   which is 5mls / 25mg
Doctor :   dosage differ on the condition and the body weight
User :   i just checked i said 25mls earleir - its actually 5mls / 25mg
User :   did you think i meant 25mls?
Doctor :   Ya,
Doctor :   Actually how many ml have you taken
User :   because if so then i am actually on a fairly low dose right?
User :   5mls
User :   which contains 25mgs of the drug
User :   so that is low?
Doctor :   It is low
User :   so nothing to worry about?
Doctor :   need not worry
User :   thankyou
Doctor :   really nothing to worry
User :   i know where to find you if i need you
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with ?
User :   no thats it
User :   thankyou for your help
User :   1 thing
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting , kindly provide your feedback
User :   how long does it take alcohol to metabolise anyway?
Doctor :   It depends on the concentration in the drink
User :   so if i had 4 units at 6pm
Doctor :   and also presence of food with it
User :   no food
User :   should be quicker
Doctor :   yes,
User :   will drinking water help me speeden up the alcohol absorbtion
Doctor :   May i know the concentration
User :   it was 4 units at most
Doctor :   No, water does not help
User :   might have been much less
User :   i only had 1 drink but a strong one
Doctor :   the time of alchol clearence depends on many factors
Doctor :   but generally its around 12 to 14 hours
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