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Phenothiazine antiemetics

What are Phenothiazine antiemetics?

Phenothiazine antiemetics are a type of medicine that may be used to relieve nausea and vomiting. They work by inhibiting dopamine, muscarinic and histamine (H1) receptors generally in the vomiting center and chemoreceptor trigger zone.

Phenothiazine antiemetics are usually reserved for severe cases of nausea and vomiting that occur as a result of chemotherapy or radiotherapy. Drowsiness and extrapyramidal side effects (unusual movement disorders) are common side effects. Some phenothiazine antiemetics are also used in the treatment of psychosis and schizophrenia.

List of Phenothiazine antiemetics:

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Drug Name Avg. Rating Reviews
Compazine (Pro)
Generic name: prochlorperazine
2.3
247 reviews
Phenergan (Pro)
Generic name: promethazine
7.6
128 reviews
Thorazine
Generic name: chlorpromazine
6.6
38 reviews
Trilafon
Generic name: perphenazine
5.0
8 reviews
Promethegan (Pro)
Generic name: promethazine
8.4
1 review
Compro (Pro)
Generic name: prochlorperazine
10
1 review
Torecan (Pro)
Generic name: thiethylperazine
No reviews
Phenadoz (Pro)
Generic name: promethazine
6.5
No reviews
Antinaus 50
Generic name: promethazine
7.7
No reviews
For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).

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