prochlorperazinemedical dictionary


A phenothiazine antipsychotic used principally in the treatment of nausea, vomiting, and vertigo. It is more likely than chlorpromazine to cause extrapyramidal disorders.

Pharmacological action: antiemetics, antipsychotic agents, phenothiazine, dopamine antagonists.

Chemical name: 10H-Phenothiazine, 2-chloro-10-(3-(4-methyl-1-piperazinyl)propyl)-

(12 Dec 1998)

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