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Compazine (Prochlorperazine)

Qty-Price (USD)
Type: drug type
Product: Compazine Tablet
Manufacturer: Brand
Country: New Zealand
Dosage: 3 mg

Generic Equivalent of Compazine
Qty-Price (USD)
Type: drug type
Product: Prochlorperazine Tablet
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Canada
Dosage: 5 mg
Type: drug type
Product: Prochlorperazine Suppository
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Canada
Dosage: 10 mg/10 sup
Type: drug type
Product: Prochlorperazine Tablet
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Canada
Dosage: 10 mg

Compazine Information

Compazine Details (Brand and Generic) offers the brand Compazine from New Zealand also called Buccastem by Alliance Pharmaceuticals and from the United Kingdom also called Stemetil manufactured by Sanofi. The generic Prochlorperazine comes from Canada by a different manufacturer.


The brand Compazine is available in the strength of 3 mg and 5 mg tablets and 5 mg/5 ml/100 ml syrup. The generic Prochlorperazine comes in the strength of 5 mg and 10 mg tablets and 10 mg suppositories.


Compazine (Prochlorperazine) belongs to a group of medicines called phenothiazine tranquillisers. They may be used to treat dizziness due to ear diseases (such as Meniere’s syndrome or labyrinthitis), or due to other causes. This medicine is also used to treat nausea and vomiting including during a migraine; mental illnesses (such as schizophrenia and mania) and anxiety in the short term. Prochlorperazine is an antipsychotic medication which affects chemicals in the brain that allow communications between nerve cells (neurotransmitters). These chemicals are called dopamine and serotonin and it seems to readjust the balance of dopamine and Serotonin. Take this medicine by mouth. Do not give to children under 1 year of age or who weigh less than 10kg. Do not let the tablets touch your skin for very long, as you may get skin redness, swelling and itching (contact skin sensitisation).

Side Effects and Precautions

The common side effects of Compazine are headache, dizziness, drowsiness; dry mouth, stuffy nose; nausea, constipation; increased appetite, weight gain; blurred vision; agitation, feeling jittery, trouble sleeping; skin redness, itching, or rash; missed menstrual periods; or impotence, abnormal ejaculation; abnormal production of breast milk in men and women; breast enlargement in men; loss of menstrual periods; difficulty sleeping (insomnia).

Stop using Compazine and contact your doctor right away if you have any of the serious side effects such as:
• Breathing problems;
• Changes in your skin or eye colour;
• Feeling dizzy, lightheaded or faint when you stand or sit up quickly (due to low blood pressure);
• Feeling tired, weak, confused and have muscles that ache, are stiff or do not work well which may be due to low sodium levels in your blood (hyponatremia);
• Feeling unwell, confused and/or weak, feeling sick (nausea), loss of appetite, feeling irritable;
• Passing large amounts of urine, excessive thirst and having a dry mouth or skin. This could be due to too much sugar in your blood (hyperglycaemia);
• Problems with your eyesight;
• You have fits (convulsions)

Warnings and Interactions

Do not take Prochlorperazine tablets if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to prochlorperazine maleate or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.

Before you start using Compazine, inform your doctor about your medical history, especially if you:
• Are allergic to phenothiazine medicines such as chlorpromazine;
• Are elderly (65 years of age or older);
• Are going to give it to a child;
• Are diabetic or have high levels of sugar in your blood (hyperglycaemia);
• Have heart problems or a family history of heart problems;
• Have liver or kidney problems;
• Have thyroid problems;
• Have an enlarged prostate gland;
• Have a history of blood clots;
• Have Parkinson’s disease;
• Have dementia;
• Have epilepsy or have ever had fits (seizures);
• Have depression;
• Have a tumor on your adrenal gland called ‘phaeochromocytoma’;
• Have a type of muscle weakness called ‘myasthenia gravis’;
• Have or have ever had glaucoma (signs include painful eyes with blurred vision);
• Have or have ever had a low number of white blood cells (agranulocytosis);
• Have low blood levels of potassium, calcium and magnesium;
• Have a history of alcohol problems

Do not drink alcohol while you are taking Prochlorperazine Tablets because alcohol can add to the effects of Prochlorperazine Tablets and can cause serious breathing difficulties. Do not take Prochlorperazine Tablets if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby or if you are breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed. You may feel sleepy after taking this medicine. If this happens, do not drive or use any tools or machines. Prochlorperazine tablets contain lactose. If you have been told you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product.

Tell your doctor about all the medications you use, including prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, herbal products, and vitamin supplements. This is because Prochlorperazine Tablets can affect the way some other medicines work. Also some medicines can affect the way Prochlorperazine Tablets work. In particular, tell your doctor if you are taking medicines to help you sleep (sedatives, barbiturates); other medicines used to calm emotional and mental conditions; medicines used for depression, including amitriptyline; medicines used for Parkinson’s disease such as levodopa; medicines for fits (epilepsy) such as carbamazepine; medicines used to control your heartbeat such as amiodarone or quinidine; medicines for high blood pressure such as doxazosin or clonidine; medicines used for diabetes; medicines used for cancer (cytotoxics); medicines used for infections (antibiotics); medicines for indigestion and heartburn (antacids); anticholinergic medicines – includes some medicines used for irritable bowel syndrome, asthma or incontinence; amphetamines – used for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); adrenaline – used for life threatening allergic reactions; desferrioxamine – used when you have too much iron in your blood; lithium – used for some types of mental illness.

Questions and Answers

Why is Compazine more affordable from Canada than the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Compazine, are more affordable to order from Canada because the price of both the brand and generic medication is regulated by the government. Also, since we established in 2006, our vision is to provide safe and affordable medication to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Compazine from your pharmacy?

Our products are sourced only from facilities certified by authorities in the countries we import them from. has a rigorous process for selecting our partners, so that you, our customer, get the safest medicine. We are also a Certified Canadian Pharmacy that adheres to the requirements imposed by the Province of British Columbia.

How much does Compazine tablets cost in Canada?

At our pharmacy, the cost of generic Compazine 5mg starts at $33.99 for 100 tablets.

How much is the shipping?

Our shipping fee is a flat rate of $10.00 per order. Our pharmacy focuses on getting you the lowest prices on high quality products.

How do I order from your pharmacy?

Ordering Compazine from us is very simple. You can place the order online or call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784. For additional information or for the ordering process, visit our How to Order page.

Are your Compazine prices competitive?

Yes, we are proud to offer some of the most competitive prices across Canadian pharmacies. In some cases, we might be able to either match or beat our competitors' prices. Please call our friendly customer service at 1866.920.3784.

Is there a limit on how many Compazine I am allowed to order at one time? can only dispense a maximum of a three-month supply of Compazine at one time, as per your doctor's prescription.

Can I buy Compazine over the counter from you?

No, Compazine requires a valid prescription from your doctor. We do not sell this product without a valid prescription.

Do you ship to the United States?

Yes, we do. It usually takes between 7 and 18 business days to receive your order from our pharmacy.

Is there a generic for Compazine?

Yes, there is a generic alternative for this product called Prochlorperazine.

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