In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Promazine is a member of the following drug classes: phenothiazine antiemetics, phenothiazine antipsychotics and is used to treat Agitated State and Psychosis.

UK matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Neuroleptic agent

Chemical Name

10H-Phenothiazine-10-propanamine, N,N-dimethyl-

Foreign Names

  • Promazinum (Latin)
  • Promazin (German)
  • Promazine (French)
  • Promazina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Promazina (OS: DCIT)
  • Promazine (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • A 145 (IS)
  • RP 3276 (IS)
  • Verophen (IS)
  • Wy 1094 (IS)
  • Promazine Hydrochloride (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • Frenil (IS)
  • Promazine (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Promazine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2011, USP 34)
  • Promazine hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Promazinhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Promazini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Ketaset (Promazine and Dimevamide, + Ketamine (veterinary use))
    Fort Dodge Animale Health, United States
  • Prazine
    Pliva, Croatia (Hrvatska); Pliva, Slovenia; Pliva Hrvatska, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Tentan, Switzerland
  • Promazin Belupo
    Belupo, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Promazin Jelfa
    Jelfa, Poland
  • Promazine HCl (veterinary use)
    Fort Dodge Animale Health, United States
  • Promazine Hydrochloride
    P & D, Malta; Rosemont, United Kingdom
  • Promazine (veterinary use)
    Fort Dodge Animale Health, United States
  • Talofen
    Abbott, Italy
  • Tranquazine (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, United States

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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