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Related to prochlorperazine: Cinnarizine, promethazine, metoclopramide, Betahistine, Prochlorperazine maleate, Stemetil
prochlorperazine/pro·chlor·per·a·zine/ (pro″klor-per´ah-zēn) a phenothiazine derivative, used as the base or the edisylate or maleate salts as an antiemetic and antipsychotic.
A phenothiazine drug, C20H24ClN3S, used to treat schizophrenia and anxiety and to stop or prevent vomiting.
a phenothiazine antipsychotic and antiemetic.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of psychotic disorders, and it may be used in the control of nausea and vomiting.
contraindications Parkinson's disease, the concurrent administration of central nervous system depressants, liver or renal dysfunction, severe hypotension, or known hypersensitivity to any phenothiazine prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects are hypotension, liver toxicity, extrapyramidal reactions, blood dyscrasias, and hypersensitivity reactions.
prochlorperazineEmezine® Oncology An antiemetic equivalent to Compazine® used for chemotherapy-related nausea
prochlorperazineA PHENOTHIAZINE derivative antipsychotic drug used to treat SCHIZOPHRENIA and MANIA and to relieve nausea and vomiting. Brand names are Buccastem and Stemetil.
a phenothiazine derivative; the edisylate is used as a tranquilizer and antiemetic.