Compazine is an effective solution for the treatment of severe nausea and vomiting from certain causes. It is composed of active component Prochlorperazine. This medication acts by blocking the action of dopamine in the brain. This drug is offered by the renowned pharmaceutical company, PBM Pharma. The drug is composed as a conventional tablet form in a dosage of 5 mg.
Manufacturer: PBM Pharma
Active Ingredient: The main active component of this drug is Prochlorperazine, which is a synthetic propylpiperazine derivative of phenothiazine with antiemetic, antipsychotic, antihistaminic, and anticholinergic activities. It antagonizes the dopamine D2-receptor in the chemoreceptor trigger zone (CTZ) of the brain and may prevent chemotherapy-induced emesis. This active ingredient is only found in individuals that have used or taken this drug. It is an antipsychotic used principally in the treatment of nausea; vomiting; and vertigo.
Indications: This effective medication is used to treat severe nausea and vomiting from certain causes for example, after surgery or cancer treatment. Compazine belongs to a class of drugs known as phenothiazines. This medication is not recommended for use in children younger than 2 years or in children going through surgery.
Action Mechanism: The exact mechanism of Compazine antipsychotics is unknown but the scientists believe that they may work by blocking the action of dopamine in the brain. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that nerves use to communicate with one another.
Dosages: This antipsychotic medicine is available for oral consumption and in dosage as mentioned below:
- 5 mg: This mentioned medication shall be taken with or without food as directed by the doctor, usually 3 to 4 times a day
Note: This medicine may make you dizzy or drowsy or blur your vision. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness.