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sis&I April 23rd, 2004 01:32 PM

Prochlorperazine for SEASICK
 
I asked my Doctor if there was anything he could give me for seasickness
after the fact and not as a precaution.
I wasn't sure if I would be seasick and I didn't want to be drugged up if I didn't
need to be. I was honest with him and told him I was planning on having a few
drinks.

He gave me Prochlorperazine 10mg.
Has anyone else taken this drug? Has it worked for you?


Lisa April 23rd, 2004 06:30 PM

Re: Prochlorperazine for SEASICK
 
sis&I - prochlorperazine is the chemical name for Compazine. Compazine is effective for nausea, but it can make you drowsy. Of course if you are seasick and take the med the thing you want to do is rest.


Valentina1209 May 10th, 2004 11:18 AM

Re: Prochlorperazine for SEASICK
 
I'm a pharmaicst...I must say that I prefer prochlorperazine to any of the over-the-counter meds or the scopalomine patch. I think it is much more effective. It can cause excessive drowsiness though...


sis&I May 10th, 2004 11:19 PM

Re: Prochlorperazine for SEASICK
 
Thank you Lisa and Valetina.

Hope I won't need the Prochlorperazine. But I'm very glad to get the thumbs up
from a pharmacist.


fostermim March 20th, 2006 12:25 PM

i have taken this for vertigo at home and sickness and it works well quickly but when i took it on a cruise it didnt work so i went to ships doctor and he injected me with the same only higher dose and it worked first time

richstacy March 30th, 2006 03:48 PM

In my experience, for most people, bonine, (meclizine) works just great.


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