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Will compazine (prochlorperazine) help my nausea but. Also help me go to sleep. My adderal is still working even after 6hrs and I just want a good night sleep?

Will compazine (prochlorperazine) help my nausea but. Also help me go to sleep. My adderal is still working even after 6hrs and I just want a good night sleep?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) insomnia: Yes, it can cause drowsiness as a serendipitous side effect and help nausea. Need to take adderall earlier, it seems. Be careful with compazine (prochlorperazine). It is supposed to be able to cause movement disorders, although I personally have never seen it happen. I prefer ondansetron (Zofran) for nausea or Tigan for that reason. ...Read more

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Compazine, (prochlorperazine) promethozine and Zofran are all meds IV taken for my cronic severe nausea. What else is there to help? Please

Compazine, (prochlorperazine) promethozine and Zofran are all meds IV taken for my cronic severe nausea. What else is there to help? Please

Why nausea?: At age 19, you need to get to the bottom of why you are chronically nauseated. This is not normal. Nausea is a symptom of disease/disorder. Those meds are fine if you have a stomach flu and need to get over the hump for a week, but chronic use of them screams for getting further evaluation to figure out why you have this symptom. You need to see a GI doctor and work with them to find cause! ...Read more

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My GP prescribed me with Prochlorperazine - Buccastem, 3mg for dizziness + nausea how long does it take 2 kick in? He gave me 8 tablets I'm on tablet 6

My GP prescribed me with Prochlorperazine - Buccastem, 3mg for dizziness + nausea how long does it take 2 kick in? He gave me 8 tablets I'm on tablet 6

May not work: The recommended directions are to take one or two twice a day. If you have only used one a time, wait until time for the next dose (12 hours after the last) and try two. They are meant to be absorbed through the tissue in the mouth so let them just sit there-don't swallow them. If you have used two at a time for at least two doses, I would presume they are not effective and would contact yourGP ...Read more

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Was on Viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) but switched to Effexor. Is it still safe to take prochlorperazine for my occasional nausea?

Effexor (venlafaxine) effects: Effexor (venlafaxine) is a medication for treatment of Depression.

Prochlorperazine can have many side effects.

Using Prochlorperazine with Effexor (venlafaxine) can increase the risk of a rare irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening.
For occasional nausea, take Ginger ale, 7Up or Gatorade.
See Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, Medication benefits and side effects; and Therapy for stress ...Read more

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Does compazine (prochlorperazine) help anxiety?

Compazine (prochlorperazine): Nope. This drug is used to help alleviate nausea. ...Read more

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Can compazine be given with reglan (metoclopramide)?

Yes: The patient may get a bit sleepy but you can. We did that very often in anesthesia when person was refractory to Compazine then we added Reglan (metoclopramide) iv. ...Read more

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Are prochlorperazine and procyclidine the same thing?

Are prochlorperazine and procyclidine the same thing?

Procyclidine/Prochlo: Prochlorperazine (Compazine) is for treating nausea/vomiting. Procyclidine (Kemadrin) is for treating side-effects of Antipsychotics. ...Read more

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Can you take atorvastatin 40mg and prochlorperazine 5mg together?

Can you take atorvastatin 40mg and prochlorperazine 5mg together?

Yes: According to Epocrates my subscription drug app. There is no interaction between these 2 drugs. However
I added your other listed drugs. There are interactions btw Norco and Tylenol; Compazine (prochlorperazine) and Norco. Contact your pharmacist and Doctor to discuss the risks benefits of taking all of these drugs together at once. ...Read more

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I was wondering are compazine and reglan (metoclopramide) related?

No: Compazine is a phenothiazine-antihistamine. Reglan (metoclopramide) is a dopamine inhibitor with a host of potential serious side effects. ...Read more

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What happens if you take percocet with compazine (prochlorperazine)?

Sedation and more: These medications should only be taken together if specifically directed by your physician. The combination will be more sedating and constipating. There are reports of low blood pressure.
Only take these if your physician directed you to do so and follow up with her/him if you have any issues. ...Read more

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How long after taking 10mg of metoprolol can I take 10mg of prochlorperazine?

How long after taking 10mg of metoprolol can I take 10mg of prochlorperazine?

Drug interaction: The two drugs that you mention are noted to have a drug interaction in that they might cause your blood pressure to drop even further. All drug interactions are not necessarily bad and they will not necessarily happen in you. It has been noted. ...Read more

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I'm allergic to compazine would I also be allergic to the ingredients in xyzal?

I'm allergic to compazine would I also be allergic to the ingredients in xyzal?

Allergies are tricky: ...but Xyzal (levocetirizine) is an antihistamine and Compazine (prochlorperazine) is a phenothiazine anti-psychotic. ...Read more

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Likelihood of developing more serious effects from compazine (prochlorperazine) (NMS, kidney function etc) from a sing 5 mg dose?

Very unlikely: Compazine (prochlorperazine) is a very routinely used medication with an overall safe adverse effect profile. It would be incredibly rare to see more serious adverse effects like NMS from a single low dose of 5 mg. ...Read more

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What's the problem with taking Compazine together with Reglan (metoclopramide)? If they can't be taken together, how long after taking Compazine can I take Reglan (metoclopramide)?

Severe side effects: Any med has some risk of side effects; when prescribing, we balance benefits against risks. When combining Compazine with Reglan (metoclopramide), (metoclopramide) rare risks of side effects of each are magnified & include confusion, fever, fast heart rate, stiff muscles, & involuntary movements. Recommend asking a pharmacist how long after Compazine it's safe to take Reglan (metoclopramide).Zofran (ondansetron) may be safer choice to ask doc about ...Read more

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Is is ok to drink alcohol whilst taking prochlorperazine?

Is is ok to drink alcohol whilst taking prochlorperazine?

Alcohol and Nausea: Nope. Alcohol is very hard on the stomach. Taking a medication to calm the stomach while drinking alcohol that is harsh on the stomach makes no sense. ...Read more

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Does prochlorperazine help with anxiety?

Does prochlorperazine help with anxiety?

Yes,: It can help in the short term. But side effects limit its' use over the long term. ...Read more

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Negative side-effects with compazine (prochlorperazine)?

Negative side-effects with compazine (prochlorperazine)?

Compazine (prochlorperazine): Side effects of Compazine (prochlorperazine) can be serious and are related to the compound itself, which is a mild anti-psychotic drug with structure similar to other older antiphyschotics. Serious effects can involve spastic movement, temperature increase and muscle breakdown with high fever that is life threatening in rare cases. More common is spastic movements called extra-pyramidal effects, disjointed mvmt. ...Read more

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If I am allergic to compazine is it ok to take meclizine?

Yes: Meclizine is treatment for the typical reaction that can occur with Compazine. So taking Meclizine isn't a problem for someone who reacts to compazine. ...Read more

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Proper amount of compazine (prochlorperazine) per month for migraines?

MIGRAINE AND VOMITIN: Compazine (prochlorperazine) can help to treat nausea and vomiting which are associated with migraine.
The recommended adult dose is 5-10 mg orally every 6-8 hrs as needed not round clock.
It is not advised to take it very frequently as any medication has adverse effects, Compazine (prochlorperazine) may leads to side effects as it decreases the Dopamine in the body. ...Read more

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If I am allergic to compazine, (prochlorperazine) are there other drugs I should 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 more

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Can I take antivert if I'm allergic to compazine (prochlorperazine)?

Can I take antivert if I'm allergic to compazine (prochlorperazine)?

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 more

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Nausea (Definition)

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