prochlorperazine

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Compazine tablets are placed inside the cheek--a formulation that is helpful for women with moderate and severe nausea--and are generally well tolerated, with less drowsiness and sedation than the antihistamines.
These other causes include kidney failure, diabetes, nerve damage and certain medications including antiseizure drugs such as phenytoin (Dilantin) or droperidol (Inapsine); antinausea drugs such as prochlorperazine (Compazine) or metoclopramide (Reglan); antipsychotic drugs such as haloperidol (Haldol); and most antidepressant medications, including widely prescribed ones such as fluoxetine (Prozac), paroxetine (Paxil) and sertraline (Zoloft).
Just to give you one example from my own experience, I had to use the drug, Compazine, which helps prevent nausea in chemo patients.
Other commonly used oral medications for NVP include prochlorperazine (Compazine), metoclopramide (Reglan), trimethobenzamide (Tigan), promethazine (Phenergan), and ondansetron (Zofran).
He advised an increase in fluids, Advil for fever and aches, Compazine for nausea, and Percocet for pain or cough.
For example, among the alternative names listed for prochlorperazine are Bayer A 173; SFK 4,657; Buccastem; Compazine; Stemetil; and Vertigon.
Przygoda prescribed Compazine, an anti-nausea medication.
Among drugs reportedly found in the room after he left were Vicodin, anti-anxiety Compazine, anti-seizure Neurotin, anti-inflammatory Vioxx, anti-nausea Zofran and Melatonin, a sleeping aid.
Among the stash reportedly found in his hotel room after he left were Vicodin, Compazine, an anti- anxiety drug, Neurotin, an anti-seizure drug, Vioxx, an anti-inflammatory drug, Zofran, an anti- nausea drug, and melatonin, a sleeping aid.
For many, the relief from smoking pot was so strikingly better than from the use of Compazine, the anti-nauseant of choice, that word quickly spread among patients and doctors and then on to legislators.
Additionally common anti-vomiting drugs such as Compazine and Decadron can have side effects far worse than those of marijuana, including liver damage and death.
Intravenous hydration and Compazine were quickly ordered.
Of the more than two dozen in this class, introduced in the mid 1950s, the most commonly used are Haldol (haloperidol), Compazine (prochlorperazine), (Thorazine (chlorpromazine), Navane (thiothixene), Prolixin (fluphenazine), Mellaril (thioridazine), and Trilafon (perhenazine).
Antinauseants--Phenergan, Tigan, Compazine, Torecan, Reglan, Trans-Scop, Antivert/Bonine, Marezine
Such drugs as Compazine or Reglan appear to act directly on serotonin, a chemical substance thought to be involved.