Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before injecting chlorpromazine HCL.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery should be avoided as it may cause drowsiness. Do not operate machinery until you know how the medication affects you.
Do NOT use chlorpromazine HCL injection for:
- Patients hypersensitive to chlorpromazine or other phenothiazines;
- Patients in a coma;
- Patients with decreased functioning of central nervous system due to depressant use;
- Patients with brain damage or blood disorder;
- Patients with decreased functioning of bone marrow or liver.
Chlorpromazine HCl during pregnancy or breast feeding should only be used if necessary. It should not be used close to term because it may present dangers to the infant. This medication can affect the infant, so consult your doctor or health care professional before administering chlorpromazine HCL.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. Usual dose to treat psychoses for adults is: 25 to 75mg daily divided in every 6 to 12 hours. To treat nausea and vomiting, the recommend adult dose is 10 – 25mg every 4 hours. Dosage for children 6 months or older depends upon body weight: 0.5mg/kg every 4 to hours for psychoses.
Chlorpromazine HCl can interact with alcohol, MAO inhibitor, blood pressure medications, antihistamines, barbiturates, opioids, bupropion, and many more. Consult with your doctor about any conditions you have or medications you are taking before your treatment with chlorpromazine HCL injection.