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Active ingredients: chlorpromazine
What it is used for
1. Treatment of acute functional psychosis (eg schizophrenia, mania or psychotic depression). 2. Long-term treatment of schizophrenia. 3. Short-term treatment of agitation and severe depression. 4. Severe behavioural disturbances, as can be found in some children with mental retardation or autism, including the treatment of self-injurious and aggressive behaviour or overactivity. Use of chlorpromazine should be in conjunction with an appropriate non-pharmacological management program and long-term use should only be carried out under the supervision of a physician experienced in the management of psychotic disorders in children. 5. In the management of terminal illness to enhance the effect of analgesics and to control nausea and vomiting. 6. Control of intractable hiccough.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
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A clear bright golden brown syrupy liquid
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on August 1, 2021. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient chlorpromazine
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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