Active Ingredient(s): Prochlorperazine
FDA Approved: * October 23, 1956
Category: Antipsychotic

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Compazine Overview

Prochlorperazine, formerly[1] sold under the brand name Compazine among others, is a medication used to treat nausea, schizophrenia, migraines, and anxiety.[2][3][4] It is a less preferred medication for anxiety.[2] It may be taken by mouth, rectally, injection into a vein, or injection into a muscle.[2] Common side effects include sleepiness, blurry vision, low blood pressure, and dizziness.&#...

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is compazine safe for me

1st off let me thank you for taking the time to answer my ?... I am on Geodon an atypical antipsychotic for Bipolar Disorder. I have Gastro Paresis and my stomach doesn't empty the correct way and it causes severe nausea and vomiting. I was on Phenergan for the nausea (I tried Zofran it didn't work) but my Health Insurance stopped paying for Phenergan. So My Doctor put me on Compazine 10mg (its a typical antipsychotic). I took it years ago, and it made me restless and I felt like I had to keep moving my legs. My Doctor knows this but its pretty much my only option. I am already on Cogentin .5mg 2x day b/c the Geodon I'm on make me have tremors. I was wondering if I go up on my Cogentin dose to 2mg 2x a day if that would work. I use to be on that dose before, but my Doctor lo...

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peach color pill letter gg numbers 953 has to take 3 times a day says as needed got print out from phramacy but no discription of medication all it says on the bottle is take 1 tab 3 time daily or as needed it is generic for compazine please explain to me what this medication is for thank you ## If they gave you no other information on the medication and offered you no counseling about it, then they have broken the law and you should complaint he next time you go in. Under US federal law, they are required to do so. They did not provide you any information for your safety. This is Prochlorperazine 10mgs, a generic, as you said, for Compazine. This is an antiemetic, which means it is used to help prevent or stop nausea and vomiting. Here's the link to the monograph with more informat...


compizine ## Looking for side effects. ## Compazine is an antipsychotic that's often used to treat or prevent nausea, vomiting and vertigo. Side effects may include drowsiness, dizziness, weight changes and dystonic reactions. Learn more Compazine details here. Is there anything else I can help with?

was overdosed in hospital

What are signs of an allergic reaction to compazine and being overdosed? ## I was in the hospital about a year ago.. and I was given compazine. I will NEVER allow a doctor to give that s*** to me again. When asked now if Im allergic to anything, I ALWAYS say Compazine. After getting a dose of it, I didnt know what to do with myself. I wanted to sit up, and I wanted to lay down. I wanted to move, I felt like I was sliding off the bed. Taking that med, made me feel like I was crawling out of my own skin. I feel so bad for you if you had a reacton to it. I got sooo bad with the whole thing that they tried givin me benadrill (sorry for spelling) to help take the side effects away, but it didnt help. If there is anything else I can help you with, or if you have anymore question. Please feel ...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule, Extended Release: 10mg, 15mg, 30mg, 75mg
  • Concentrate: 10mg/ml
  • Injection: 5mg/ml
  • Solution: 5mg/ml
  • Suppository: 2.5mg, 25mg, 5mg
  • Syrup: 5mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 25mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Compazine: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 66213-115 Compazine 5 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Pbm Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 66213-117 Compazine 10 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Pbm Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 66213-200 Compazine 25 mg/1 Rectal Suppository by Pbm Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Other drugs which contain Prochlorperazine or a similar ingredient: (3 results)