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Prochlorperazine Injection (Prochlorperazine Edisylate Injection) - Summary



Prochlorperazine Edisylate Injection, USP
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Prochlorperazine Edisylate Injection, an antiemetic and antipsychotic, is a sterile solution intended for intramuscular or intravenous administration.

Each mL contains prochlorperazine 5 mg as the edisylate, monobasic sodium phosphate monohydrate 5 mg, sodium tartrate dihydrate 12 mg, saccharin sodium 0.9 mg and benzyl alcohol 7.5 mg in Water for Injection. pH 4.2-6.2.

Prochlorperazine Edisylate (prochlorperazine) is indicated for the following:

To control severe nausea and vomiting. For the treatment of schizophrenia.

Prochlorperazine has not been shown effective in the management of behavioral complications in patients with mental retardation.

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Published Studies Related to Prochlorperazine Injection

A randomized controlled trial of prochlorperazine versus metoclopramide for treatment of acute migraine. [2008.10]
STUDY OBJECTIVE: We compare prochlorperazine 10 mg intravenously versus metoclopramide 20 mg intravenously for the emergency department (ED) treatment of acute migraine... CONCLUSION: Either prochlorperazine 10 mg intravenously or metoclopramide 20 mg intravenously, combined with diphenhydramine 25 mg intravenously, is an efficacious treatment for ED patients with acute migraine. Three quarters of subjects in both arms would want the same medication for their next migraine.

Droperidol vs. prochlorperazine for benign headaches in the emergency department. [2001.09]
OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy of droperidol with that of prochlorperazine for the treatment of benign headaches in emergency department (ED) patients... CONCLUSIONS: Droperidol was more effective than prochlorperazine in relieving pain associated with benign headaches.

The prophylactic antiemetic efficacy of prochlorperazine and ondansetron in nasal septal surgery: a randomized double-blind comparison. [1996.10]
A prospective, randomized placebo-controlled study was undertaken to compare the effects on heart rate and blood pressure during surgery and on the incidence of nausea, vomiting and headache after surgery of i.m.

Intramuscular prochlorperazine versus metoclopramide as single-agent therapy for the treatment of acute migraine headache. [1996.05]
To compare the efficacy of intramuscular prochlorperazine and metoclopramide in the short-term treatment of migraine headache in the emergency department 86 eligible adult patients with moderate to severe migraine headache were evaluated prospectively at a university-affiliated community hospital...

Comparison of ondansetron and prochlorperazine for the prevention of nausea and vomiting after adenotonsillectomy. [1996.03]
This study has compared the incidences of nausea, vomiting and headache after ondansetron 0.06 mg kg-1 i.v., prochlorperazine 0.2 mg kg-1 i.m...

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Clinical Trials Related to Prochlorperazine Injection

Prochlorperazine Versus Acetaminophen, Aspirin, and Caffeine for the Treatment of Acute Migraine [Terminated]
The objective of this randomized, double blind study is to demonstrate that one dose oral "excedrin migraine" (acetaminophen, aspirin and caffeine) is not inferior when compared to one dose of intravenous prochlorperazine for the treatment of acute migraine headaches in the emergency department.

Hydromorphone Versus Prochlorperazine + Diphenhydramine for Acute Migraine [Recruiting]
Opioids are commonly used to treat migraine in North American Emergency Departments. We are comparing efficacy and adverse events of hydromorphone, an opioid, to that of prochlorperazine, a dopamine antagonist with known efficacy in migraine. Prochlorperazine will be combined with diphenhydramine to prevent adverse events.

Prochlorperazine vs Imitrex for Acute Migraine in the Emergency Department [Completed]
ED patients with acute migraine will be randomized to either prochlorperazine and Bendaryl OR imitrex. VAS for pain will be monitored, along with side effects. Primary outcome measure is improvement in pain scales between the groups.

Ondansetron vs Prochlorperazine for Nausea and Vomiting in the Emergency Department [Completed]
This study will compare the effect of prochlorperazine and ondansetron for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in the emergency department.

Staccato Prochlorperazine in Patients With Migraine Headache [Completed]

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