Asked by: Eila Demleitnerasked in category: General Last Updated: 15th February, 2020
Is compazine a prescription drug?
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In this way, what type of drug is compazine?
Compazine (prochlorperazine) is a phenothiazine anti-psychotic used to treat psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia. Compazine (prochlorperazine) is also used to treat anxiety, and to control severe nausea and vomiting. The brand name Compazine is discontinued in the U.S. Generic versions may still be available.
Secondly, can you buy prochlorperazine over the counter? Prochlorperazine is also available to buy over-the-counter from pharmacies. It comes as a buccal tablet (dissolves in the mouth) that is used to relieve sickness caused by migraine.
Also to know, is compazine used for pain?
Phenothiazines are used to treat serious mental and emotional disorders, including schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. Some are used also to control agitation in certain patients, severe nausea and vomiting, severe hiccups, and moderate to severe pain in some hospitalized patients.
Can you give compazine IM?
To Control Severe Nausea and Vomiting Initially 5 to 10 mg (1 to 2 mL) injected deeply into the upper outer quadrant of the buttock. If necessary, repeat every 3 or 4 hours. Total I.M. dosage should not exceed 40 mg per day.