Chlorpromazine(Thorazine)

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Lhernandez
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278118
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Chlorpromazine(Thorazine)
Updated:
2015-01-27 01:48:42
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pharmacologygroup2 LVAPEC
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Drug Profiles,Pharmacology Group 2
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Chlopromazine (Thorazine) drug profile
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  1. Chlorpromazine(Thorazine) Class
    • Phenothiazine
    • Anti-psycotic
    • Major tranquilizer
  2. Chlorpromazine(Thorazine) Mech
    • Dopamine antagonist
    • Antiadrenergic, antiserotonergic, and antihistiminergic properties
    • Works on CNS receptors causing sedation, anxiety reduction.
    • Anti-emetic properties
  3. Chlorpromazine(Thorazine) Indication
    • Acute behavioral emergency
    • Nausea/Vomiting
  4. Chlorpromazine(Thorazine) Contraidications
    Pts on TCAs and SSRIs
  5. Chlorpromazine(Thorazine) Dosage
    • Adult- 25-100mg IM
    • Peds- 0.5mg/kg
  6. Chlorpromazine(Thorazine) Adverse
    • Constipation
    • Sedation
    • Hypotension
    • Dystonic Reaction
    • Restlessness
    • Tardive's Dyskinesia
    • Impaired Glucose Tolerance
    • Memory Loss/Amnesia

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