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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The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said it had provisionally found that Alliance, Focus, Lexon and Medreich had agreed not to compete for the supply to the NHS of prochlorperazine 3mg dissolvable or "buccal" tablets, an anti-nausea and dizziness medicine.
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In subsequent analyses, the authors found that among patients with affective disorders, only current use of medium--to high-potency FGAs (haloperidol, prochlorperazine, and trifluoperazine) was associated with a significantly increased risk of seizures (adjusted odds ratio: 2.51, CI, 1.51 to 4.18) compared with non-users.
May repeat IM x 1 * Promethazine 25 mg IM (do not give IV!) or prochlorperazine 10 mg IV for nausea and/or vomiting, every 2 hours as needed * Atropine 0.5 mg IV for hypersalivation x 1 * Hydralazine 5mg IV given slowly over one minute for a pregnant patient who has severe preeclampsia or eclampsia and who has high blood pressure.
10 mg prochlorperazine (Compazine) 1 hour before the exam.
Her symptoms were attributed to side effects from eculizumab and resolved after treatment with prochlorperazine, ketorolac, diphenhydramine, and intravenous fluids.
In a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study comparing the efficacy of metoclopramide, prochlorperazine and saline (placebo) in acute migraine attack, metoclopramide was reported as an effective treatment.7 In this study, the median VAS was 8.5 mm at the beginning (IQR: 7.0-10.0 mm), and 5.6 mm at 60th minute (34% change) in the metoclopramide group.
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Recommend antiemetics, such as diphenhydramine, ondansetron, and prochlorperazine for management of nausea and vomiting.
A randomized trial of oral nabilone and prochlorperazine compared to intravenous metoclopramide and dexamethasone in the treatment of nausea and vomiting induced by chemotherapy regimens containing cisplatin or cisplatin analogues.