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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

Dr. John Landi
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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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Dr. Stephen Noga
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