chlorpromazine-rectal suppository, Thorazine


BRAND NAME(S): Thorazine

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

HOW TO USE: Warm the suppository under lukewarm water or in your hands. Unwrap suppository and moisten with a little water. Lie down on your left side with the right knee bent. Push the suppository into the rectum with your finger. Remain lying down for a few minutes and avoid having a bowel movement for an hour or longer so the drug will be absorbed. Do not use more of this medication than is prescribed. In the treatment of mental or emotional conditions, it may take up to two weeks for the full benefits of the drug to take effect.

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