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Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Studies in breastfeeding mothers have demonstrated that there is significant and documented risk to the infant based on human experience, or it is a medication that has a high risk of causing significant damage to an infant. The risk of using the drug in breastfeeding women clearly outweighs any possible benefit from breastfeeding. The drug is contraindicated in women who are breastfeeding an infant.
Typical usage: Acute pulmonary oedema, Diagnostic procedures, Labyrinthine disorders, Mania, Menieres disease, Muscle spasm of varied aeitology, Nausea and vomiting, Nausea and vomiting (acute attacks), Nausea and vomiting (due to migraine), Nausea and vomiting (prevention), Nausea, vomiting (acute attacks), Psychosis, Schizophrenia.
Side Effects: Drowsiness, Unconsciousness, Respiratory depression, Fever, Orthostatic hypotension, Syncope, Neuroleptic malignant syndrome, Reflex tachycardia.
Drug Interaction: Additive anticholinergic effects with antihistamines, tricyclic antidepressants and drugs used in parkinsonism.
Mechanism Of Action: Prochlorperazine blocks both postsynaptic dopamine receptors as well as the medullary chemo receptor trigger zone. It depresses hypothalamic and hypophyseal hormone release and posssesses ?-adrenergic and anticholinergic inhibitory activity.
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