prochlorperazine

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pro·chlor·per·a·zine

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

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Noun1.prochlorperazine - antipsychotic and antiemetic drug used to treat schizophrenia and to combat nausea and vomiting
antiemetic, antiemetic drug - a drug that prevents or alleviates nausea and vomiting
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Early anti-emetic drugs included drugs that are now more commonly identified as antipsychotics: chlorpromazine (Largactil) and prochlorperazine (Stemetil, Buccastem).
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