Compare chlorpromazine vs. Sancuso

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Thorazine
(chlorpromazine)

Sancuso
(granisetron)

Stabilizes your mood. Thorazine (chlorpromazine) has more side effects than other medicines like it. It is most useful during psychotic episodes because it slows you down quickly.Coming soon.
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Best available price for 60 (25mg) tablets of chlorpromazine
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Reviews for Thorazine (chlorpromazine)
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Side effects
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The chlorpromazine FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.

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We haven’t found good data for Sancuso side effects.

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How it works
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Thorazine (chlorpromazine) is a derivative of phenothiazine, which regulates dopamine levels in your brain to improve your mood.Coming soon.
Type of medication
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Prescription only
Available as
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  • Pill
  • Injection
  • Pill
  • Liquid
  • Patch
Used for
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  • Chemotherapy Induced Nausea And Vomiting
Risk factors for serious side effects
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  • People over 65 with dementia and psychosis
  • Taking antipsychotic medications
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Acute respiratory infections
Detailed Thorazine (chlorpromazine) risks & warnings »
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    Pregnancy

    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.

    Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

    Alcohol
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    • Don't combine with alcohol or narcotics because it can cause you to stop breathing.
    No alcohol related info.
    Sleep
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    • Can make you very sleepy so don't drive or do anything that requires concentration until you know how it affects you.
    No sleep related info.
    Upsides and benefits
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    • Acts fast to slow you down during a psychotic episode.
    • Can also be used for nausea or migraines.
    • Safe for use in children as young as 6 months.
    • Comes in a sugar-coated pill for easy administration.
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    Downsides and risks
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    • Has more side effects than other medicines like it.
    • Can affect how your other medicines work.
    • Makes you more sensitive to the sun.
    • Can make you dizzy or lightheaded, especially when injected.
    • Cannot be stopped right away.
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    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
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    • Can make you very sleepy so don't drive or do anything that requires concentration until you know how it affects you.
    • Can cause involuntary muscle movements just like other medicines for your mood.
    • Can dry you out and make you more sensitive to the sun.
    • Don't combine with alcohol or narcotics because it can cause you to stop breathing.
    • Cannot be stopped suddenly.
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