What is a small white pill with a v on one side and 5137 on the other

Not Medical Advice: A small, white pill with 5137 V imprint has been identified as Promethazine hydrochloride 25 mg.

According to Drugs.com, promethazine belongs to the drug classes antihistamines, phenothiazine antiemetics. It blocks the effects of the naturally occurring chemical histamine in your body.

Promethazine is used in the treatment of opiate adjunct, light sedation, sedation, nausea/vomiting, allergic reactions and more.

Check out 5 food allergy safety tips for the holidays at Florida Today.

Speaking of allergies, billionaire Silicon Valley venture capitalist Sean Parker says he has been hospitalized 14 times for allergic reactions in the past four years. That’s one reason he’s donating $24 million to Stanford University to find a cure for allergies.

The goal of the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy Research is to find a cure for allergy sufferers that requires just one or two treatments. Catch more at SF Gate.

Updated on Saturday, December 20 2014 at 08:58AM EST
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