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prochlorperazine

 [pro″klor-per´ah-zēn]
a phenothiazine derivative used as an antiemetic and sometimes as an antipsychotic agent; used as the base or as the edisylate or mesylate salts, administered orally, intravenously, intramuscularly, or rectally.

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.

prochlorperazine

(prō′klôr-pĕr′ə-zēn′)
n.
A phenothiazine drug, C20H24ClN3S, used to treat schizophrenia and anxiety and to stop or prevent vomiting.

prochlorperazine

[-klôrper′əzēn]
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.

prochlorperazine

Emezine® Oncology An antiemetic equivalent to Compazine® used for chemotherapy-related nausea

prochlorperazine

A PHENOTHIAZINE derivative antipsychotic drug used to treat SCHIZOPHRENIA and MANIA and to relieve nausea and vomiting. Brand names are Buccastem and Stemetil.

prochlorperazine

a phenothiazine derivative; the edisylate is used as a tranquilizer and antiemetic.
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Table 1 Case 1 medication and pain summary from three days prior to three days after completion of calcitonin therapy (100 international units) Day -3 -2 -1 0 Pain score Best 3 8 8 4 Worst 10 10 10 10 Calcitonin, SC 100 Oxycodone, PO 40 60 60 105 Methadone, PO - - - - Ketamine infusion, IV 200 200 200 - Nortriptyline, PO 25 50 50 50 Sodium valproate, PO 1500 1500 1500 1500 (usual medication) Prochlorperazine, SC - - - 12.
Most of the antipsychotics used were conventional agents, with prochlorperazine - probably given for nausea and vomiting - accounting for almost 80% of all prescriptions, they wrote.
If still a problem, consider adding metoclopramide, prochlorperazine pr (e.
These other causes include kidney failure, diabetes, nerve damage and certain medications including antiseizure drugs such as phenytoin (Dilantin) or droperidol (Inapsine); antinausea drugs such as prochlorperazine (Compazine) or metoclopramide (Reglan); antipsychotic drugs such as haloperidol (Haldol); and most antidepressant medications, including widely prescribed ones such as fluoxetine (Prozac), paroxetine (Paxil) and sertraline (Zoloft).
Antiemetics, such as promethazine (Phenergan[R]) and prochlorperazine (Stemetil[R]), are contraindicated, particularly in children with acute diarrhoea (2,5).
This reaction is most commonly explained as an adverse effect of numerous medications, such as dopamine receptor blocking agents or neuroleptic medications and traditional antipsychotic or antiemetic drugs, such as prochlorperazine or metoclopramide.
Other agents (dexamethasone, droperidol, scopolamine patches, prochlorperazine, metoclopramide, and promethazine) have also been utilized for PONV.
Brousseau and his colleagues at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, compared the efficacy of IV ketorolac and IV prochlorperazine in the treatment of pediatric migraines.
Both Prochlorperazine and Betahistine tablets may help combat dizziness symptoms.
Another physician, passing by the room immediately recognized the posturing and elicited a history of past prochlorperazine use for vomiting.
Previous Clinical TMP Source, y Age, y History Exposure Jaundice Colucci & 81 Orchitis No Yes Cicero,[6] 1975 Ransohoff & 26 Ear infection No Yes Jacobs,[7] 1981 Alberti-Flor 70 Respiratory Yes Yes et al,[8] 1989 problems Simma et al,[9] 5 Urinary tract Yes Yes 1995 infection Present case 60 CVA No Yes AST/ALT Additional Source, y Peak Values) Drug Exposure Colucci & 2000/1350 U/L Digoxin, Cicero,[6] 1975 aminophylline Ransohoff & 2670/U/L Acetaminophen Jacobs,[7] 1981 Alberti-Flor 19 520/9400 U/L Nitrofurantoin, et al,[8] 1989 prochlorperazine, doxycycline Simma et al,[9] 1170/546 U/L Amoxicillin-clavulanic 1995 acid Present case 4189/957 U/L Phenytoin
Extrapyramidal reactions to metoclopramide and prochlorperazine in general practice.