prochlorperazine - injection, Compazine
GENERIC NAME: PROCHLORPERAZINE - INJECTION (pro-klor-PAIR-uh-zeen)
BRAND NAME(S): Compazine
USES: This medication is used to treat severe nausea and vomiting from various causes (e.g., anti-cancer treatment, migraine headaches, after surgery).Prochlorperazine is a phenothiazine medication that works by affecting the balance of natural chemicals (neurotransmitters) in the brain to reduce nausea and the urge to vomit.This medication is not recommended for use in children under 2 years old or during surgery on children.
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