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Prochlorperazine maleate (Compazine®) is a prescription medicine that has been licensed to treat the following conditions:
 
It works to treat these conditions by blocking or lessening the effects of dopamine in the brain. Prochlorperazine comes in many forms, including tablets, rectal suppositories, and injection. The suppositories can be especially useful for individuals with severe nausea and vomiting who may have difficulty swallowing (or "keeping down") a tablet.
 
(Want to learn more about this drug? Click Prochlorperazine to read the full overview article, which includes details on side effects, drug warnings, and more.)
 
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