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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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Objective: The objective is to compare the efficacy of Epley's maneuver and vestibular sedative, prochlorperazine maleate in the management of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).
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The company recently received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) to market prochlorperazine maleate tablets, prescribed both for the control of nausea and for treatment of psychotic disorders, in 5-mg.