Article Contents ::
- 1 The Brand Name ACUVERT Has Generic Salt :: Prochlorperazine
- 2 ACUVERT Is From Company Solvay Ph. Priced :: Rs. 31
- 3 ACUVERT have Prochlorperazine is comes under Sub class Anti Emetics of Main Class Gastrointestinal System
- 4 Main Medicine Class:: Gastrointestinal System Sub Medicine Class :: Anti Emetics
- 5 Disclaimer ::
- 6 The Information available on this site is for only Informational Purpose , before any use of this information please consult your Doctor .Price of the drugs indicated above may not match to real price due to many possible reasons may , including local taxes etc.. These are only approximate indicative prices of the drug.
The Brand Name ACUVERT Has Generic Salt :: Prochlorperazine
ACUVERT Is From Company Solvay Ph. Priced :: Rs. 31
ACUVERT have Prochlorperazine is comes under Sub class Anti Emetics of Main Class Gastrointestinal System
Main Medicine Class:: Gastrointestinal System Sub Medicine Class :: Anti Emetics
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Indications for Drugs ::
Vertigo, Psychoses, Nausea and vomiting, Severe anxiety disorders
Drug Dose ::
Oral Prophylaxis of nausea and vomitting Adult: As maleate : 5-10 mg bid/tid. Nausea and vomiting Adult: As maleate : 20 mg, further doses are given if needed. Recommended buccal dose: As maleate: 3-6 mg bid. Psychoses Adult: As maleate : 12.5 mg bid for 7 days, adjusted gradually to 75-100 mg daily according to response. Usual maintenance dose: 25-50 mg daily. Child: 1-5 yr: 1.25-2.5 mg; 5-12 yr: 2.5-5 mg. May be given up to tid, if necessary. Adjunct in severe anxiety disorders Adult: As maleate: 5-10 mg, up to 3-4 times daily. Vertigo Adult: As maleate : 15-30 mg daily, given in divided doses. May reduce gradually to 5-10 mg daily. Recommended buccal dose: 3-6 mg bid.
CNS depression, comatose patients. Bone marrow depression, phaechromocytoma, prolactin-dependent tumours, hypersensitivity. Childn <2 yr. Pregnancy and lactation. Drug Precautions ::
Extrapyramidal syndrome, hypotension, epilepsy, impaired hepatic, renal, CV, cerebrovascular or respiratory function, glaucoma. May impair ability to drive or perform tasks requiring mental alertness or physical coordination. Parenteral use in children is not recommended. History of jaundice, parkinsonism, diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism, myasthenia gravis, paralytic ileus, prostatic hyperplasia or urinary retention. Regular eye examinations are recommended in patients on long-term treatment.
Drug Side Effects ::
Cholestatic jaundice, cardiac arrhythmias, orthostatic hypotension, leucopaenia, thrombocytopaenia, dry mouth, blurring of vision, glaucoma, urinary retention, constipation, galactorrhoea, gynaecomastia, amenorrhoea and impotence. Buccal: Transient numbness of gum and tongue. Potentially Fatal: Bone-marrow suppression. Cardiac arrhythmias or aspiration.
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Drug Mode 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.
Drug Interactions ::