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For GI issues. Taking Ranitidine , Carafate , Compazine, (prochlorperazine) and GasX... any contradictions interactions to watch out for ? Medications by primary dr. and Gastroenterology dr.
Ok: These medications all have different mechanisms of action and I don't think there are contraindications or interactions to worry about. In situations or questions like this, your pharmacist, who has access to information about almost all medications, can be very helpful. ...Read more
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
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
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
Antipsychotics: Every medication has side-effects, and antipsychotics are no exception. If used cautiously ; with clear indications ; close monitoring, they are for the most part safe. ...Read more
17 yrs old was prescribed compazine (prochlorperazine) by gp had stomach ach i read that it's a anti psychotic drug effecting dopamine, does that create permanent chgs?
Antiemetic: Used safely for yrs to alleviate nausea ; vomiting oral im ; suppository routes usually only a few doses--shouldn't cause any lasting harm. ...Read more
Oral or IV or IM: If you are taking it for vertigo and IF it is going to work should take effect in 20-30 minutes orally or by dissolving tablet in your mouth but a bit quicker for IV and variable for IM. 2 issues; do you rally have vertigo or is it another problem? Even if you have true vertigo it may not work. If not improving see your doctor. ...Read more
Yes, cautiously: caution is advised. the combination may increase the risk of sedation and psychomotor impairment ...Read more
It depends... : It depends on if you've taken a single dose or multiple doses. For a single dose it should be gone within 30-50 hours. For multiple doses it should be gone within 70-110 hours from your last dose. However the effects of any dose should last no longer than 3-4 hours. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
No problem: The components in nauzene are innocuous.Get a more detailed answer ›
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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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
Please contact your primary doctor about this. If you are allergic to compazine (prochlorperazine) please stop taking it and listen to your doctor's advice.
Hope all goes well. ...Read more