Prochlorperazine Solution For Injection 5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Prochlorperazine: Solution for injection (5mg)

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What is this Medicine?

PROCHLORPERAZINE (proe klor PER a zeen) helps to control severe nausea and vomiting. This medicine is also used to treat schizophrenia. It can also help patients who experience anxiety that is not due to psychological illness.

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Prochlorperazine Edisylate 10mg/2ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 231550294
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Nausea/vomiting, Schizophrenia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Migraine

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store in carton until time of use
Discard product if it contains particulate matter, is cloudy, or discolored
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Prochlorperazine Edisylate 10mg/2ml Solution for Injection
Daily Life Interactions for Prochlorperazine Edisylate 10mg/2ml Solution for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Prochlorperazine Edisylate 10mg/2ml Solution for Injection(Prochlorperazine Edisylate)
Alcohol and Phenothiazines(Prochlorperazine Edisylate)
It is recommended that you avoid Alcoholic drinks while you are taking this medication. Alcohol can increase the risk of side effects, such as drowsiness and dizziness. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Prochlorperazine Edisylate 10mg/2ml Solution for Injection(Prochlorperazine Edisylate)
Marijuana and Phenothiazines(Prochlorperazine Edisylate)
It is recommended that ingestion, smoking, or inhalation of marijuana be avoided if you are treated with this drug. Marijuana may increase the risk for relapse or an increase in your mood and behavior symptoms. Marijuana may also interfere with the efficacy of your medication in treating your condition. If you continue to use marijuana, promptly get medical assistance if you experience unusual changes in moods or behaviors of any type. Be aware that sedation may occur and you should not drive or operate machinery or perform other hazardous tasks while under the influence of these medications.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Prochlorperazine Edisylate 10mg/2ml Solution for Injection(Prochlorperazine Edisylate)
Tobacco and Phenothiazines(Prochlorperazine Edisylate)
Tobacco smoking may reduce the effectiveness of this drug in treating your condition; Tobacco smoke contains substances that speed the removal of this drug from the body. Alternatively, if you take this drug and suddenly stop Tobacco smoking, you may feel more drowsy or tired, or may experience confusion, dizziness, difficulty in movement or other side effects. If you will stop smoking, use care in driving or operating machinery until you know how this drug will affect you. Make sure your prescriber is aware that you smoke Tobacco or if you plan to stop smoking. Report any unusual side effects promptly.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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