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What is prochlorperazine?

Prochlorperazine is an antipsychotic drug that works by limiting excitement in the brain. It may be prescribed on a short-term basis for people who suffer from extreme anxiety. It may also be used to reduce symptoms in people who have schizophrenia. In addition, prochlorperazine is sometimes prescribed for a person who has otherwise uncontrollable vomiting and nausea.

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