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What is thiethylperazine?

Thiethylperazine is no longer available in the United States.

Thiethylperazine is a prescription drug used to treat nausea and vomiting. The prescription medication is part of a class of medications called phenothiazines. The medication is administered either by rectal suppository, oral tablet, or intramuscular solution. Thiethylperazine is manufactured under the brand name Torecan. 

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