Compazine vs Dramamine

Compazine
(Rx)
Dramamine
(OTC)
Compazine is a nausea & vomiting medication.
Dramamine is a nausea & vomiting medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
4.1
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Nausea
2.3
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Nausea
3.6
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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October 23, 1956
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
16,689 Discussions
27,735 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Nausea
#2 for Vomiting
#3 for Headaches
#4 for Migraines
#5 for Anxiety
Compazine is prescribed for Nausea and Vomiting and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Nausea
#3 for Vomiting
#4 for Dizziness
#5 for Sea sickness
#6 for Vertigo
Dramamine is approved for Motion Sickness, Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Sea sickness and Vertigo and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Com
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Tardive Dyskinesia
1
Dry Mouth
1
Dystonia
1
Blurred Vision
1
Hallucinations
1
Impotence
1
Blood Clots
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Lack Of Sleep
1
Dra
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Hallucinations
3
Addiction
2
Weakness
1
Dry Mouth
1
Hangover
1
Diarrhea
1
Weight Gain
1
Itching
1
Euphoria
1
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Withdrawal Symptoms
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Tardive Dyskinesia
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1
0
Dry Mouth
Com
Dra
1
1
Dystonia
Com
Dra
1
0
Blurred Vision
Com
Dra
1
0
Hallucinations
Com
Dra
1
3
Impotence
Com
Dra
1
0
Blood Clots
Com
Dra
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Com
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1
0
Lack Of Sleep
Com
Dra
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Dra
Com
4
2
Hallucinations
Dra
Com
3
1
Addiction
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Com
2
0
Weakness
Dra
Com
1
0
Dry Mouth
Dra
Com
1
1
Hangover
Dra
Com
1
0
Diarrhea
Dra
Com
1
0
Weight Gain
Dra
Com
1
0
Itching
Dra
Com
1
0
Euphoria
Dra
Com
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
B Category B
Before taking Dramamine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Compazine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Dramamine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill, Syrup
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Suppository: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 25 mg
Capsule: 10 mg, 15 mg
Solution: 10 mg/2 mL (5 mg/mL), 5 mg/mL
Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg
Syringe: 5 mg/mL
Syrup: 5 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 25 mg, 50 mg
Liquid: 12.5 mg/5 mL
Solution: 50 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Prochlorperazine
Dimenhydrinate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Compazine and Dramamine: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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