prochlorperazine


prochlorperazine
A phenothiazine compound similar in structure, actions, and uses to chlorpromazine; used as a tranquilizer and antiemetic; available as the edisylate for oral and intramuscular administration and as the maleate for oral administration.

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pro·chlor·per·azine .prō-.klȯr-'per-ə-.zēn n a tranquilizing and antiemetic drug C20H24ClN3S see COMPAZINE

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n.
a phenothiazine antipsychotic drug used to treat schizophrenia and other mental disorders, migraine, vertigo, nausea, and vomiting. It is administered by mouth, injection, or in suppositories; possible side-effects include drowsiness and dry mouth, and high doses may cause tremors and abnormal muscle movements. Trade name: Stemetil.

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pro·chlor·per·a·zine (pro″klor-perґə-zēn) [USP] a phenothiazine derivative used chiefly as an antiemetic, although it is sometimes used as an antipsychotic or antianxiety agent, administered rectally.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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