Indications for Prochlorperazine
Nausea and vomiting
Contraindicatiosn for Prochlorperazine
Adverse effects of Prochlorperazine
- constipation, dry mouth, drowsiness, akathisia, parkinsonism, blurred
- vision, EPSE (especially in children), hypotension,
Dose of prochlorperazine?
Nausea and vomiting: 20mg initially then 10mg two hours later
Vertigo: 5-10mg two or three times daily
Counselling of prochlorperazine?
This medication may make you drowsy and may increase the effects of alcohol.
Avoid driving or operating machinery until you know how you are affected.
Precautions for using metoclopramide?
parkinsons disease; use domperidone instead
Depression - long term use may worsen mental state
Adverse effects of metoclopramide?
drowsiness, dizziness, headache
10 mg 3 times daily.
Counselling for metoclopramide?
Take short term only
Medicatio may make you feel drowsy
Indications for promethazine?
Nausea and vomiting, including motion sickness
Sedation, eg for cases of burns, measles, chickenpoxr
Precautions of promethazine?
- Respiratory depression
- Avoid close to delivery in pregnancy
Adverse effects of promethazine?
Sedation, dizziness, blurred vision, tremor
Seizures - rare
Doseage of promethazine?
Allergy - 25-75mg daily
Nausea and Vomiting: 25mg every 4-6 hours. Max 100mg
Counselling for promethazine?
This medication may make you sleepy; don't drive or operate machinery if this happens.
Avoid alcohol and other medication that may cause sedation.
Adverse effects of ondansetron?
constipation, headache, visual disturbances, seizures
Dose of ondansetron?
8mg every 8-12 hours