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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These agents were found to be more effective as an antiemetic compared with prochlorperazine, metoclopramide, chlorpromazine, thiethylperazine, haloperidol, domperidone, or alizapride.
Recommend antiemetics, such as diphenhydramine, ondansetron, and prochlorperazine for management of nausea and vomiting.
markets for acyclovir sodium injection, an antiviral drug used to treat chicken pox, herpes and other related infections; diltiazem hydrochloride injection, a calcium channel blocker and antihypertensive used to treat hypertension, angina and arrhythmias; famotidine injection, a treatment for ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease; prochlorperazine edisylate injection, an antipsychotic drug used to treat schizophrenia and nausea; and valproate sodium injection, a treatment for epilepsy, seizures, bipolar disorder, anxiety and migraine headaches.
Management consists of supportive treatment (intravenous fluids, anti-emetics) and a vestibular suppressant, such as prochlorperazine or diazepam (preferably not for longer than a few days).
She was taking multiple medications including azathioprine, prednisone, amlodipine, losartan, prochlorperazine, sertraline, trazodone, fenofibrate, ranitidine, hydroxyzine, ursodiol, and cholestyramine.
The most commonly used drugs and combination therapy are droperidol-ondansetron and ondansetron-dexamethasone combinations of cyclizine and prochlorperazine are also possible9.
The patients with tinnitus also received nicotinic acid, while those with vertigo received prochlorperazine and cinnarizine.
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.
Commonly used antiemetic drug is prochlorperazine which is a phenothiazine derivative that limits stimulation of the chemoreceptor trigger zone.
Early anti-emetic drugs included drugs that are now more commonly identified as antipsychotics: chlorpromazine (Largactil) and prochlorperazine (Stemetil, Buccastem).
A combination of ketorolac and prochlorperazine is a very effective strategy, reaching 95% efficacy for pain relief.
A savvy user of Electronic Health Records (EHRs), " she enters an order for prochlorperazine, a generic drug in use for over 30 years.