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- 1 The Brand Name MEGATIL Has Generic Salt :: Chlorpromazine
- 2 MEGATIL Is From Company Intas Priced :: Rs. 3.17
- 3 MEGATIL have Chlorpromazine is comes under Sub class #N/A of Main Class #N/A
- 4 Main Medicine Class:: #N/A Sub Medicine Class :: #N/A
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The Brand Name MEGATIL Has Generic Salt :: Chlorpromazine
MEGATIL Is From Company Intas Priced :: Rs. 3.17
MEGATIL have Chlorpromazine is comes under Sub class #N/A of Main Class #N/A
Main Medicine Class:: #N/A Sub Medicine Class :: #N/A
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Indications for Drugs ::
Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder, Anxiety, Psychoses, Delirium, Porphyria, Hiccups, Nausea,Vomiting
Drug Dose ::
Oral Intractable hiccup Adult: Initially, 25-50 mg 3-4 times daily for 2-3 days; if unresponsive, may admin 25-50 mg via IM inj. If still necessary, 25-50 mg in 500-1000 ml of normal saline may be given via slow IV infusion. Child: 1-12 yr: 500 mcg/kg every 4-6 hr. Max: >5 yr: 75 mg daily; 1-5 yr: 40 mg daily. Psychoses Adult: 25 mg tid; may be given as a single 75 mg dose at night. Maintenance: 25-100 mg tid increased to ?1 g daily as required in psychotic patients. Child: 1-12 yr: 500 mcg/kg every 4-6 hr. Max: >5 yr: 75 mg daily; 1-5 yr: 40 mg daily. Intramuscular Psychoses Adult: 25-50 mg repeated every 6-8 hr. Substitute with oral therapy as soon as possible. Child: 1-12 yr: 500 mcg/kg every 4-6 hr. Max: >5 yr: 75 mg daily; 1-5 yr: 40 mg daily. Intramuscular Nausea and vomiting Adult: Initially, 25 mg via IM inj, followed by 25-50 mg every 3-4 hr until vomiting stops. Child: 1-12 yr: 500 mcg/kg every 4-6 hr. Max: >5 yr: 75 mg daily; 1-5 yr: 40 mg daily. Elderly: Initially, 1/3-½ the normal adult dose.
Do not use in patients with known hypersensitivity to phenothiazines. Do not use in comatose states or in the presence of large amounts of central nervous system depressants (alcohol, barbiturates, narcotics, etc.).
Drug Precautions ::
Some patients exposed chronically to antipsychotics will develop tardive dyskinesia, Chlorpromazine should be administered cautiously to persons with cardiovascular, liver or renal disease. There is evidence that patients with a history of hepatic encephalopathy due to cirrhosis have increased sensitivity to the CNS effects of chlorpromazine (i.e., impaired cerebration and abnormal slowing of the EEG). Because of its CNS depressant effect, chlorpromazine should be used with caution in patients with chronic respiratory disorders such as severe asthma, emphysema and acute respiratory infections, particularly in children (1 to 12 years of age). Because chlorpromazine can suppress the cough reflex, aspiration of vomitus is possible.
Drug Side Effects ::
Note: Some adverse effects of chlorpromazine may be more likely to occur, or occur with greater intensity, in patients with special medical problems, e.g., patients with mitral insufficiency or pheochromocytoma have experienced severe hypotension following recommended doses.
Pregnancy category ::
Drug Mode of Action ::
Chlorpromazine is a neuroleptic that acts by blocking the postsynaptic dopamine receptor in the mesolimbic dopaminergic system and inhibits the release of hypothalamic and hypophyseal hormones. It has antiemetic, serotonin-blocking, and weak antihistaminic properties and slight ganglion-blocking activity.
Drug Interactions ::
Potentiation of anticholinergic effects of antiparkinson agents and TCAs may lead to an anticholinergic crisis. Additive orthostatic hypotensive effect in combination with MAOIs. Reverses antihypertensive effect of guanethidine, methyldopa and clonidine. Potentially Fatal: Additive depressant effect with sedatives, hypnotics, antihistamines, general anaesthetics, opiates and alcohol.