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Prochlorperazine Maleate

prochlorperazine
Prochlorperazine is a phenothiazine (FEEN-oh-THYE-a-zeen) antipsychotic medicine that is used to treat anxiety or schizophrenia. Prochlorperazine is also used to control severe nausea and vomiting. Prochlorperazine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
prochlorperazine
DRUG TYPE
phenothiazine antiemetics

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Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use prochlorperazine if you have recently used alcohol, sedatives, tranquilizers, or narcotic medications.

Prochlorperazine is not approved for use by anyone younger than 2 years old or weighing less than 20 pounds. Do not give this medicine to a child before or after a surgery.

Prochlorperazine is not approved for use in older adults with dementia-related psychosis.

Call your doctor at once if you have uncontrollable movements of your eyes, lips, tongue, face, arms, or legs. These could be early signs of dangerous side effects.

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Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Prochlorperazine Maleate tablet 10 mg5 mg

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