Compare chlorpromazine vs. Marinol

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Chlorpromazine

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How it works
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Type of medication
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Available as
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Used for (click to learn more)
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  • Acute intermittent porphyria Apprehension
  • AIDS - Loss of appetite Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting; Prophylaxis
Risk factors for serious side effects
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Pregnancy category
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NFDA pregnancy category (Unknown)

The FDA hasn’t classified this medicine’s effects on unborn babies. Talk with your doctor about this medicine if you’re pregnant or planning on it.

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CFDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

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