Compazine

 
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Without a Prescription

Compazine is prescribed for control of severe nausea and vomiting.
Compazine is prescribed in management of the manifestations of psychotic disorders.
Compazine is prescribed to treat conditions not associated with mental illness such as nausea (feeling sick), vomiting (being sick), dizziness and problems with balance.
Compazine is prescribed to treat mental illness with symptoms such as hearing, seeing or sensing things that are not real, mistaken beliefs and problems dealing with other people.

Contraindications

Compazine is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
- If you are pregnant, trying for a baby or breast-feeding;
- If you suffer from any heart problems;
- If you suffer from hypotension (low blood pressure);
- If you suffer from liver, kidney or breathing problems;
- If you suffer from Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, depression, myasthenia gravis (a muscle weakening disease), phaeochromocytoma (a growth on the adrenal glands), prostate problems, porphyria (a blood disorder) or glaucoma;
- If you suffer from postural hypotension (if you become dizzy when getting up from a sitting or lying position);

Interactions

Do not take Compazine with any of the following drugs:
- Metrizamide;
- Guanethidine;
- Bromocriptine;

Possible antagonism of action:
- Donepezil;
- Galantamine;
- Rivastigmine;

Decreased anorexic effect, may increase pyschotic symptoms:
- Phenylpropanolamine;
- Phentermine;
- Phenmetrazine;
- Phendimetrazine;
- Methamphetamine;
- Mazindol;
- Fenfluramine;
- Diethylpropion;
- Dextroamphetamine;
- Dexfenfluramine;
- Benzphetamine;
- Amphetamine;

Increased risk of cardiotoxicity and arrhythmias:
- Terfenadine;
- Sparfloxacin;
- Levofloxacin;
- Grepafloxacin;
- Gatifloxacin;
- Cisapride;

Side Effects

Compazine side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- A racing heartbeat;
- Abnormal face and body movements;
- Abnormal paleness;
- Afast or thumping heartbeat;
- Blurred vision;
- Breast problems;
- Changes in menstruation (periods);
- Confusion;
- Constipation;
- Diarrhoea;
- Dizziness;
- Drowsiness;
- Dry mouth;
- Headache;
- High temperature;
- Insomnia (trouble sleeping);
- Jaundice (yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes);
- Leaking bladder;
- Mood changes;
- Problems urinating (passing water);
- Purple tint to the skin and eyes;
- Restlessness;
- Sexual problems;
- Shakiness;
- Skin rashes;
- Stiffness;
- Uncontrollable movements of the tongue face and jaw;
- Weight gain;

Overdose

Reported Compazine overdose symptoms are:
- Agitation;
- Coma;
- Convulsions;
- Dry mouth and ileus;
- EKG changes and cardiac arrhythmias;
- Fever and autonomic reactions such as hypotension;
- Restlessness;
- The point of somnolence;

Other Brand Names

In some countries Compazine may also be known as:
- Vertigon;
- Temetid;
- Tementil;
- Pasotomin;
- Novamin;
- Nipodal;
- Meterazine;
- Meterazin;
- Meterazin Maleate;
- Kronocin;
- Eskatrol;
- Emetiral;
- Emelent;
- Compro;
- Compazine;
- Combid;
- Capazine;
- Buccastem;
- Bayer A 173;
Without Prescription (2017)