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Prochlorperazine GENERIC NAME Prochlorperazine
Prochlorperazine BRAND NAME Compazine
Prochlorperazine CLASS Antiemetics, antipsychotics
Prochlorperazine MECHANISM OF ACTION Alters the affects of dopamine in the CNS. Possesses significant anticholinergic and alpha-adrenergic blocking activity. Diminished N/V and diminished signs and symptoms of psychoses and anxiety
Prochlorperazine INDICATIONS N/V, psychoses, and anxiety.
Prochlorperazine CONTRAINDICATIONS Narrow-angle glaucoma, severe liver or cardiovascular disease, bone marrow depression, children < 2 years.
Prochlorperazine ADVERSE REACTIONS extrapyramidal reactions, sedation,blurred vision, dry eyes, ECG changes, hypotension, tachycardia
Prochlorperazine INCOMPATABILITIES/DRUG INTERACTIONS Additive hypotension with antihypertensives, nitrates, or acute ingestion of alcohol. Additive CNS depression with other CNS depressants.
Prochlorperazine DOSE/ROUTE Adult Antiemetic PO 5-10mg 3-4 times daily. Up to 40 mg/daily
Prochlorperazine DOSE/ROUTE Adult Antiemetic IV 2.5-10mg not to exceed 40mg/daily.
Prochlorperazine DOSE/ROUTE Adult Antipsychotic PO 5-10mg 3-4 times daily not to exceed 150mg a day
Prochlorperazine DOSE/ROUTE Adult Antipsychotic IV 2.5-10mg not to exceed 40mg day
Prochlorperazine DOSE/ROUTE Adult Antianxiety PO 5mg 3-4 times daily not to exceed 40mg/daily
Prochlorperazine DOSE/ROUTE Adult Antianxiety IV 2.5-10mg not to exceed 40 mg/daily
Prochlorperazine ONSET OF ACTION PO 30-40minutes.IV rapid
Prochlorperazine PEAK EFFECTS Unknown
Prochlorperazine DURATION OF ACTION 3-4 hours
Prochlorperazine AZ DRUG BOX SUPPLY RANGE Not carried
Created by: klindley