Prochlorperazine Handling and Storage
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Prochlorperazine - Handling

How should I handle Prochlorperazine safely?

Prochlorperazine - Storage

How should I store Prochlorperazine ?

;#Keep away from children;#Keep in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight;#

How should I dispose of Prochlorperazine safely?

​Pack this medication into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing it into the rubbish chute or bin. 

Prochlorperazine - Additional Information

​The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following: 

  • Swollen face/eyes/lips/tongue
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Itchy skin rashes over your whole body

Rarely this medication may cause:

  •  High fever, severe muscle stiffness, confusion, irregular blood pressure (signs and symptoms of neuroleptic malignant syndrome)
  • Muscle stiffness and spasms (such as in the face, neck and back), difficulty in speaking or swallowing, twitching or upward rolling of eyes (dystonia)
  • Uncontrollable movements (such as in the face, tongue, jaw or other parts of the body) ({tardive dyskinesia)
  • Fever, sore throat and/or mouth ulcers that do not go away (symptoms of blood dyscrasia)
  • Increased prolactin hormone in the blood (hyperprolactinemia)
    • Changes in menstrual cycle in females (irregular or stopping of menstrual periods) and/or
    • Abnormal breast swelling, soreness or secretion (in both men and women)  

If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately

  • Updated on 7/31/2022 12:00:00 AM
  • Article contributed by Sengkang General Hospital Sengkang General Hospital
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