promethazine

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Chemical structure of promethazine

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From pro(p)- +‎ meth- +‎ (phenothi)azine.

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promethazine (uncountable)

  1. (pharmacology) A first-generation H1 receptor antagonist derived from phenothiazine, used as antihistamine and antiemetic medication with strong sedative effects.

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