Avomine Tablets 25mg (Pack of 28)
- Fast effective relief from travel sickness, general nausea & vertigo
- Contains promethazine teoclate
- Comes in 10 & 28 packs
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Avomine Tablets are an anti-emetic which means anti-sickness tablets. They are typically used to treat travel sickness however they can also be used for preventing and treating nausea, vomiting, and vertigo. The active ingredient in Avomine Tablets is promethazine telocate.
How does Avomine work?
Promethazine telocate is an antihistamine it works by binding to histamine receptors in the brain reducing the feeling of sickness.
Is Avomine an antihistamine?
Avomine contains Promethazine as an active ingredient which is an antihistamine.
Can Avomine make you feel sleepy?
Yes, it may make you feel sleepy if you are affected then do not drive or operate heavy machinery
Side Effects of Avomine
The most common side effects of Avomine are headache, dizziness, restlessness, and confusion.
Please read the information leaflet for a full list of side effects.
Before taking any medication, it is important to read the Patient Information Leaflet. You can find information leaflets for your medicines by typing them into the search bar at medicines.org, or by contacting us.
Always take Promethazine Teoclate exactly as your doctor has
You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are
not sure. The usual dose is:
For the prevention of travel sickness on long journeys
Take one tablet each night at bedtime starting the night
before you travel.
For the prevention of travel sickness on short journeys
Take one tablet one or two hours before travelling.
Treatment of travel sickness
Take one tablet as soon as you feel sick followed by a
second tablet the same evening. Take a third tablet the
next evening if necessary.
Nausea and vomiting due to other causes
One tablet each night is usually enough, but two or three
tablets may be required by some patients. These can be
taken at intervals during the day, but it is often not
necessary for more than 4 tablets to be needed in any 24
Children over 10 years old
Give the lower adult dose (one tablet).
Children 5 - 10 years old
Give half the lower adult dose (half a tablet).
Children 2 - 5 years old
Promethazine Teoclate is not suitable for children 2 - 5 years
old. An oral liquid is recommended.
Do not give to a child under 2 years old.
Take special care with Promethazine Teoclate and tell your
doctor or pharmacist if you suffer with:
glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye)
kidney or bladder problems
a chest condition such as asthma or bronchitis severe headaches with blurred vision, severe stomach
pains with vomiting, dizziness, difficulty with keeping
your balance, ringing in the ears or other ear problems
as well as feeling sick
a bad cough
Reye’s Syndrome or symptoms of Reye’s Syndrome
(including persistent vomiting, feeling tired or
Do not take Promethazine Teoclate for more than 7 days
without contacting your doctor.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or
have recently taken any other medicines, including
medicines obtained without a prescription.
You must tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are
already taking any of the following medicines:
medicines to help you sleep (hypnotics)
medicines for depression, mental illness or anxiety
(tricyclic antidepressants, sedatives)
medicines for crampy stomach pains, Parkinson’s
disease or bladder problems.
If you are having skin tests for allergy, do not take this
medicine as it interferes with the results. You should stop
taking this medicine at least 72 hours before the skin tests.
Taking Promethazine Teoclate with food and drink
While taking Promethazine Teoclate, you should avoid drinking
alcohol as the tablets will add to the effects of alcohol.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are
breast-feeding your baby, you should not take Promethazine
Teoclate, unless they have been recommended for you by a
If you are breast-feeding your baby, Promethazine Teoclate
may cause your baby to be irritable and excited.
If you are having a pregnancy test, do not take this
product as it interferes with the results.
Driving and operating machinery
These tablets may make you feel dizzy, sleepy,
disorientated or confused or cause you to have a
headache. You should not drive or operate machinery for
the first few days, and until you are sure that you are not
affected by these unwanted effects.
Important information about some of the ingredients in
These tablets contain sodium metabisulphite which may
rarely cause hypersensitivity (allergic) reactions and
bronchospasm (difficulty breathing). These tablets contain
lactose. If you have been told by your doctor that you have
an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before
taking this product.
What Promethazine Teoclate contains
Each tablet contains the active ingredient Promethazine
Promethazine Teoclate also contains: lactose, sodium
metabisulphite (E223), potato starch, dextrin, microcrystalline
cellulose, stearic acid and magnesium stearate.
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