Flashcards in Compazine (Prochlorperazine) Deck (8)
Compazine belongs to which class of antipsychotics?
This drug in smaller doses can be used as an antiemetic, which means it supresses____ and_____
It will make you ____, so avoid driving and operating heavy machinery.
The routes of administration are IV, IM, PO. Which route lasts longest?
IM (deconate form)
As with all anti-psychotic drugs, clients must be monitored for _____ reactions.
What are extra-pyramidal reactions?
Dystonia, tardive dyskinesia, akathisia
What class of medications can be given to decrease extra-pyramidal reactions?
Anti-Parkinson's (example, Cogentin [benztropine])