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chlorpromazine-injection, Thorazine

GENERIC NAME: CHLORPROMAZINE - INJECTION (klor-PRO-muh-zeen)

BRAND NAME(S): Thorazine

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USES: Chlorpromazine is used to treat certain mental or emotional conditions. It is also used to control hiccups, reduce anxiety and treat nausea and vomiting.

HOW TO USE: This medication can be given as an injection into a vein (intravenously) after dilution or into a muscle (intramuscularly). The patient should remain lying down for at least 30 minutes after the injection. In the treatment of mental or emotional conditions it may take up to two weeks for the full benefit of this medication to take effect.




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