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Can I stop taking prochlorperazine if I feel better?

If you are taking prochlorperazine for schizophrenia, do not stop taking it without talking to your doctor. The medicine will help treat your symptoms, but it is not a cure for your illness. Even if you feel better or have just a few symptoms, take the medicine as directed by your doctor. Stopping on your own may lead to withdrawal symptoms such as vomiting, dizziness, nausea and shaking. Talk to your doctor about when you can stop taking the medication.

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