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What Is Rophegan Used For?

It is a medication used for the treatment and relief of nausea, vomiting, perennial and seasonal allergic rhinitis, allergies, hay fever, and motion sickness. It is available on Drugstore Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy.


Rophegan has Promethazine Hcl as its active ingredient. 

What is Promethazine?

Promethazine is an antihistamine that helps with the treatment of motion sickness, allergies, nausea, vomiting, rhinitis, and can also serve as a sedative for children and adults.


This drug should not be administered to premature infants or children below the age of 2. Patients who suffer from Urinary issues, Glaucoma, Cardiovascular and Liver diseases should seek medical advice before using this drug.

Side Effects

Its side effects include; Weakness, Dry mouth, nausea or vomiting, Photosensitivity, Unusual increase or decrease in blood pressure, Seizures, Yellow skin or eyes, and bleeding. Also, due to its ability to induce sedation, it may cause drowsiness.


Rophegan should be used as prescribed by a physician.


Ensure you let your doctor know if you’re on any medications. Rophegan may interact with and interfere in the effects of the following drugs; Tranquilizers, Narcotics, Barbiturates, Epinephrine, Antidepressants, and some others.

When Not To Use Rophegan

Asthmatic and hypersensitive patients should not use Rophegan.

Can I Use Rophegan While Pregnant Or Breastfeeding?

Ensure you seek medical advice before using Rophegan during pregnancy or lactation.

Can I Drive Or Operate Heavy Machinery While Using This Drug?

Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you experience drowsiness, headaches or an unusual decrease in your blood pressure as side effects of using this drug.

What Is Phenergan Syrup Used For?

Phenergan syrup is a combination of Promethazine HCl and Phenylephrine HCl, it can therefore serve as an antihistamine or decongestant and can help in the treatment of itching, sneezing, runny nose, and congestion caused by common cold or other allergies.

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