Is compazine a narcotic?
- 23 Aug 2009 by kicking
- 23 August 2009
No, Compazine (prochlorperazine) is in a group of drugs called phenothiazines. It works by blocking a certain chemical (dopamine) in the brain.
Prochlorperazine is used treat severe nausea and vomiting and treating schizophrenia. It is also used for the short-term (4 weeks) treatment of generalized nonpsychotic anxiety.
- Compazine Information for Consumers
- Compazine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Compazine (detailed)
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