Take prochlorperazine exactly as directed by your doctor.
Your doctor may suggest you avoid alcohol while you are being treated with prochlorperazine.
White to off-white, circular, flat bevelled-edge uncoated tablets impressed C on one face and the identifying letters Z and P on either side of a central division line on the reverse. Prochlorperazine is a phenothiazine derivative with a broad spectrum of activity, so it causes sedation, hypotension by alpha-1-adrenergic blockade , and anticholinergic side effects, although not to as great an extent as chlorpromazine.
The dose of prochlorperazine you need to take, how often to take it and how long for depends on why the medicine been prescribed. If you re taking a medicine that lowers blood pressure, tell your doctor if you feel dizzy or faint after starting treatment with prochlorperazine, as your doses may need adjusting.
Convulsions should be treated with iv diazepam. Anticholinergic effects, confusion, hallucinations, and dystonic reactions are rare.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
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It helps prevent the body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention.
PET brain scan study in Finland on the effects of alcohol.
Advise patient to increase activity and bulk and fluid in diet to minimize constipating effects of medication.
After eight weeks, if the patient showed worsening CHF and had a stable potassium level, the dosage was increased to 50 mg daily.
Your doctor may increase your dose if needed. In such patients, the drug should be used only under close supervision. If you remember within an hour or so of the missed dose, take it right away.