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Who should not take prochlorperazine?

Prochlorperazine is an antipsychotic drug and should only be taken while under a doctor's care. This medication should not be given to or taken by others for whom it has not been prescribed. You should not take it if you use illegal drugs or drink alcohol. You should not use it if you are suffering from extreme depression. Make sure you are not allergic to the ingredients in this medication. Read the label, and ask the doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions. Prochloperazine can be life-threatening if taken by older adults with dementia. Prochlorperazine should not be given to children younger than two years of age. Women who are pregnant or breast-feeding should discuss with their doctors the risks and benefits of taking prochlorperazine.

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