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Gastro Drugs
 
 
 

Phenothiazines

 
 
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    Oral / IM / PR
    Prochlorperazine
    Stemetil 

Overview

    • Mechanism of Action

    • Not fully elucidated, though effects are thought to be secondary to inhibition of dopamine D2 receptors and α-adrenoceptors within the chemoreceptor trigger zone.

Clinical Use

    • Indications

    • Nausea / vomiting
    • Acute vertigo
    • Adverse Effects

    • Drowsiness
    • Constipation
    • Dry mouth
    • Parkinsonism
Last updated on January 1st, 2017
 
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