Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.


A phenothiazine drug, C20H24ClN3S, used to treat schizophrenia and anxiety and to stop or prevent vomiting.

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
Tenders are invited for Prochlorperazine 5Mg Tab In Strip
Researchers are developing a novel prochlorperazine nasal spray formulation as a potential new treatment for migraines.
Andrews was charged with 11 counts, including possession of clonazepam, an anti-seizure and anti-anxiety drug; possession of zolpidem, an anti-insomnia drug; possession of Suboxone, a class B semi-synthetic partial opioid used to treat opiate addiction; possession of alprazolam, an anti-anxiety drug; possession of prochlorperazine, an anti-psychotic drug; domestic assault and battery; two counts of malicious destruction of property greater than $250; reckless endangerment of a child; threatening to commit a crime (kidnapping); and breaking and entering in the daytime for a felony, putting a person in fear.
The patients in the series gave their consent to receive 100 international units of salmon calcitonin subcutaneously once daily for three days with antiemetic prophylaxis in the form of either prochlorperazine or metoclopramide.
She had been premedicated with prochlorperazine, diphenhydramine, and lorazepam.
The most commonly prescribed drug was prochlorperazine - a high-potency phenothiazine - which also is commonly prescribed for nausea, vomiting, and vertigo.
They found around three quarters of the people studied had taken prochlorperazine which is widely used to treat vertigo, nausea and vomiting.
Results: Four efficacy studies relating to childhood migraine, migraine, recurrent (nonmigraine) headache, and chronic tension-type headache were identified, in the 2 migraine studies, headache frequency was significantly decreased with hypnosis compared with pharmacotherapy, with either propranolol or prochlorperazine.
Those therapies include Arimidex (anastrozole), dexamethasone, prochlorperazine, Lipitor (atorvastatin), Glucophage (metformin), hydrochlorothiazide and Ativan (lorazepam).
Because buprenorphine-dependent people can have a harder time withdrawing than methadone or oxycodone (OxyContin) addicts, clinicians might be wiser to move onto other methods, such as such as gabapentin plus venlafaxine or duloxetine, with clonidine, naproxen, and prochlorperazine as needed, when two or three detoxifications using buprenorphine end in relapse.
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.
Both Prochlorperazine and Betahistine tablets may help combat dizziness symptoms.