Do not use chlorpromazine in children < 1 year unless the need is lifesaving or in children ≤12 years for the treatment of hiccups.
Tell your doctor before taking chlorpromazine if you are suffering from liver or kidney disease, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, reduced activity of thyroid gland (hypothyroidism), heart disease, raised eyeball pressure (glaucoma), diabetes, tendency to form blood clots or a family history of clotting disorder, pheochromocytoma (high blood pressure due to a tumour near the kidney), or enlarged prostate.
Inform your doctor if you have known cardiovascular disease or family history of QT prolongation and if you are taking medicines that may prolong the QT interval.
Inform your doctor of other medications that you may be taking for psychiatric disorders, lowering of blood pressure, insomnia, fits, Parkinson’s disease, migraine etc.
Do not stop taking chlorpromazine or change its dose without consulting your doctor.
Monitor blood glucose regularly while on chlorpromazine treatment, if you are a patient with diabetes
Do not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking chlorpromazine as it may cause drowsiness and visual disturbances.
Do not consume this drug if you are allergic to any phenothiazine drug, chlorpromazine or any of its ingredients.
Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby. If the Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection is given, monitor the baby for excessive sleepiness during breastfeeding.
Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection is recommended. However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. A close monitoring is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
There is limited information available on the use of Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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