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Allergic Compazine Other Drugs Avoid
Some similar drugs: Prochlorperazine (compazine) is a phenothiazine type of drug. Other phenothiazine drugs include: Promethazine (phenergan), Chlorpromazine (thorazine), Fluphenazine (prolixin), trifluoperazine (stelazine), etc... A person allergic to Compazine (prochlorperazine) may choose to avoid other drugs of the same type, but it is hard to predict which similar drug he will react to. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I am allergic to Compazine (prochlorperazine) (tongue swelled up 26 years ago!), is it safe to take Hydroxyzine? Always told to be aware of "zine" drugs.
They are not close: in this case, the name does NOT tell you much about the chemical structure of the drug and these two are not very similar and do NOT generally cross react at all. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and you could have reactions to more than one drug regardless of which two drugs we choose, but these two drugs aren't closely related. ...Read more
No problem: The components in nauzene are innocuous.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: They are in different drug classes and should not cross react. However they are not usually given for the same indication. If you are looking for a good substitute for nausea a better choice would be zofran and/ or possibly dramamine. Phenergan (promethazine) is very sedating and may not be tolerated but is also a possibility if looking for nausea solution. Antivert is acceptable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I'm allergic to compazine (prochlorperazine) could I be allergic to any of the ingredients in my birth control minastrin 24 FE?
Unlikely: No cross -reactivity between the drugs included, if any problem, stop the medication and call your doctor ...Read more
Im allergic to Compazine, was recently prescribed reglan (metoclopramide) and it gave me the same side affects. Was the dr right in giving me relan?
Probable: You have an idiosyncratic response to these two drugs. The neuromuscular responses may be quite similar but these two drugs do not share similar allergenic or chemical structure. I can't tell you whether it is appropriate for the doctor to prescribe Reglan (metoclopramide) for you not knowing much about your history or previous response to alternate therapy. ...Read more
If someone has a dystonic reaction to compazine (prochlorperazine) does that mean they're allergic or is that just the result of the dopamine receptor blockade?
How are antipsychaotic drugs like compazine (prochlorperazine) used for sedation and psychosis when they cause akithesia and dystonia? I've seen it make people crazier
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