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Prochlorperazine

POM
Read time: 14 mins
Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 01 Apr 2021

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Prochlorperazine is a potent phenothiazine neuroleptic.

1) It is indicated in vertigo due to Meniere's syndrome, labyrinthitis and other causes, and for nausea and vomiting from any cause including that associated with migraine.

2) It may also be used for schizophrenia (especially in the chronic stage), acute mania and as an adjunct to the short term management of anxiety.

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