There could be negative effects from prochlorperazine.
For more information, consult your physician or pharmacist. Especially tell your doctor if you take: CABERGOLINE/PROCHLORPERAZINE CISAPRIDE/PROCHLORPERAZINE DOFETILIDE/PROCHLORPERAZINE ENTACAPONE/PROCHLORPERAZINE LEVODOPA/PROCHLORPERAZINE METOCLOPRAMIDE/PROCHLORPERAZINE PERGOLIDE/PROCHLORPERAZINE PRAMIPEXOLE/PROCHLORPERAZINE PROCHLORPERAZINE/ROPINIROLE HYDROCHLORIDE PROCHLORPERAZINE/TOREMIFENE CITRATE This is not a complete list of Prochlorperazinedrug interactions. Inform your doctor about every medication you take, including vitamins, herbal supplements, prescription drugs, and over-the-counter medications.
You should be aware that prochlorperazine may cause dizziness, especially when you get up from a lying position. Alcohol can exacerbate these side effects. Also tell the child's doctor if the child has any of the following symptoms: vomiting, listlessness, drowsiness, confusion, aggression, seizures, yellowing of the skin or eyes, weakness, or flu-like symptoms. If you plan to work with organophosphorus insecticides (a class of chemical used to kill insects), let your doctor know as well. If you will be giving prochlorperazine to a child, let the child's doctor know if the child has chickenpox, measles, a stomach virus, an infection of the brain or spinal cord, or any other serious illness. Be sure to mention any of the following: anticoagulants ('blood thinners') such as warfarin (Coumadin); antidepressants; antihistamines; atropine (in Motofen, in Lomotil, in Lonox); barbiturates such as pentobarbital (Nembutal), phenobarbital (Luminal), and secobarbital (Seconal); diuretics ('water pills'); epinephrine (Epipen); guanethidine (not available in the US); ipratropium (Atrovent); lithium (Eskalith, Lithobid), medications for anxiety, irritable bowel disease, mental illness, Parkinson's disease, motion sickness, ulcers, or urinary problems; medications for seizures such as phenytoin (Dilantin); narcotic medications for pain; propranolol (Inderal); sedatives; sleeping pills; and tranquilizers. If you will be taking prochlorperazine to treat nausea and vomiting, it is important to let your doctor know about any other symptoms you are experiencing, especially listlessness, drowsiness, confusion, aggression, seizures, headaches, problems with vision, hearing, speech, or balance, stomach pain or cramps, or constipation. If the child has not been drinking normally, has excessive diarrhea, or appears dehydrated. Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you have any allergies prior to using prochlorperazine, including those to other phenothiazines like chlorpromazine, fluphenazine, perphenazine, promethazine (Phenergan), thioridazine, and trifluoperazine. Ask your doctor about the safe use of alcohol while taking prochlorperazine. Do not operate machinery or drive a car until you know how this medication affects you. Call your doctor if you become pregnant while taking prochlorperazine. If you will be taking prochlorperazine tablets, also tell your doctor if you are allergic to tartrazine (a yellow dye found in some foods and medications) or aspirin. tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, especially if you are in the last few months of your pregnancy, planning to become pregnant, or if you are breast-feeding. Nausea and vomiting that are experienced along with these symptoms may be a sign of a more serious condition that should not be treated with prochlorperazine. Ptrochlorperazine may cause problems in newborns following delivery if it is taken during the last months of pregnancy. if you are having surgery, including dental surgery, tell the doctor or dentist that you are using prochlorperazine. if you will be having a myelogram (x-ray examination of the spine), tell your doctor and the radiographer that you are taking prochlorperazine. If you intend to engage in strenuous activity or be exposed to high temperatures, let your doctor know. You should be aware that prochlorperazine may make it more difficult for your body to cool down when it becomes extremely hot. To prevent this issue, get out of bed slowly and rest your feet on the floor for a few minutes before standing up. Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had glaucoma (condition in which increased pressure in the eye can cause gradual loss of vision), trouble staying balanced, seizures, an abnormal electroencephalogram (EEG; test that measures electrical activity in the brain), brain damage, pheochromocytoma (tumor on a small gland near the kidneys), breast cancer, any congenital disorder, or any other illness that could require your doctor to change the doses of your medications or monitor you carefully Your doctor will probably tell you not to take prochlorperazine for 2 days before the myelogram and for one day after the myelogram. you should know that this medication may make you drowsy and may affect your thinking and movements, especially at the beginning of your treatment.