prochlorperazine

noun
pro·​chlor·​per·​azine | \ ˌprō-ˌklȯr-ˈper-ə-ˌzēn How to pronounce prochlorperazine (audio) \

Medical Definition of prochlorperazine

: a drug C20H24ClN3S that is a phenothiazine derivative having antiemetic and antipsychotic properties

Note: Prochlorperazine is marketed under the trademark Compazine.

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“Prochlorperazine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/prochlorperazine. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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