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Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection

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Composition for Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection

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Primary uses of Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection

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MRP
4.43
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection

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Uses of Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection

Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
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Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection side effects

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Weight gain, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Sleepiness, Akathisia, Dystonia, Dryness in mouth, Constipation, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Parkinsonism.

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How to use Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection works

Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

In Depth Information on Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection

Expert advice for Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection

  • 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.
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Special precautions for Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
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.
Lactation
CAUTION
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.
Driving
Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
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.
Liver
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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Frequently asked questions about Chlorpromazine Hcl Injection

Frequently asked questions about Chlorpromazine

Chlorpromazine hcl is not a benzodiazepine. It belongs to a class of medicines called phenothiazine antipsychotics. Chlorpromazine hcl should not be used as a sleeping tablet
Q. Is it good for anxiety?
It is used in patients with schizophrenia but it relieves anxiety too at certain levels
No. Chlorpromazine hcl is not a controlled substance/ narcotic. However, it can be purchased only after producing a doctor's prescription
Yes, Chlorpromazine hcl may cause weight gain and sleepiness
Q. Is it addictive?
Chlorpromazine does not have high addictive potential and a very little propensity for abuse for euphoria
Q. Does chlorpromazine decrease dopamine?
Chlorpromazine is dopamine receptor blocker so it decreases dopamine levels to calm the patients with schizophrenia
It has been observed that Chlorpromazine hcl helps in certain cases of opiate withdrawal. However, it is not widely used for this purpose. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Chlorpromazine Hcl with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Itraconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza, Afderm, Itraderm, IT Mac
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Ketoconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu, Voritrol, Vfend, Vorizef
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Ropinirole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Terbinafine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Sotalol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar, Solet
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Clotrimazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Pramipexole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Ristor
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Peptica, Placidox, Shipam, Anxol, D P M, Paxum
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Erythromycin
SERIOUS
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Nira
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Neulora, Loranxit, Larox, Agipam, Loripam, Lorapax, Loxum, Lopez, Lozipam, Lorax, Atipam, Lorawel, Tanzepam, Almazine, L. Pam, T Lor
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Propranolol
SERIOUS
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt, Praxet, Parot
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Darifenacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darifenacin: Urifen, Darilong, Dariten OD, Xelena, Vesigard
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Azithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Azit, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azinol, Azitru, Remycine, Azileb, Azita, Aznee, Nazi, Azinix, Bio AZ, Azidep, Azirite, Zicin, Azibact, Zikem, Aziagio, Azad, Azithea, Threeomycin, A24, Azimacro, Aro, Aziclass, Uzazy, Azikaa, Azid, Zofacin, Trulimax, Azlupin, Uthral, Azigreat, Aziter, Azi Faith, Azigold, Rizax, Ecothral, Cazithro, Azitex, Azirox, Azitus XL, Azinkya, Izamed, Azicom, Azimed, Macrozin, Azipos, Azipeg, Aziforce, Azoo, Azipar, Azito, Azitab, Azicure, Rowezy, Azilac, Zithrokem, Azitrac, Azam, Azimount, Direkt, Servazith, Azimint, Azure, Azilin, Azest, Azinew, Azinext, Miomycin, Aziten, Aziway, Azitech, Azicox, Azindica, Aziber, Yash ZI, Zithro, Azisef, Azitin, Zarocin, Maazi, Zomycin, Azopil, Azipar O, Azithree, Azilide, Azigo, Karizma, Aziday, Zithrox, Azenas, Retramycin, Azcre, Pratham, Azoxyn, Vicon, Elzee, Azu OD, Zithcure, Xith, Azitop, Azibig, Azyric, Azifem, Azibiotic, Azifine, Aziline, Azilet, Azotis, Nanogram, Zitro, Zithium, Aziford, Azicid, Ertycin, Azeloc, Azimax, Myaz, Azirav, Zithree, Azycin, Azicrat, Ezecure, Azisoft, Qazi, Activa, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Azikem, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Azizen, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi, Azomarc, Azimech, Azimist, Aziral, Aziset, Azro, Onazit, Gemycine
Chlorpromazine Hcl with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb
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