Compare Compro vs. Sancuso

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Helps you feel less queasy.

Compro (Prochlorperazine) can be used to treat severe nausea and vomiting and can be taken orally or rectally, but get ready for a nap.

3.0/ 5 average rating with 20 reviewsforCompro
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Upsides
  • Available in generic, so it's cheap.
  • Can be taken by mouth, as a shot, or rectally.
  • Can take anywhere from 10 minutes (by shot) to 60 minutes (rectally) to start working.
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Downsides
  • Can make you really drowsy. Drinking alcohol with it can make the drowsiness even worse.
  • Can't be used by people over 65 because they can be more affected by the side effects.
  • It can make you more likely to get heatstroke.
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Used for
  • Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
  • Moderately and/or highly emetogenic chemotherapy; Prophylaxis
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Suppository
  • Pill
  • Liquid
  • Patch
Price
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Reviews
20 reviews so far
45%
saidit'sworth it
35%
saiditworked well
35%
saidit'sa big hassle

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Side effects
The Compro (Prochlorperazine) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Sancuso (Granisetron) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and risk factors
  • Increased risk of death
    • Over age 65
    • Dementia
    • Taking antipsychotics
  • Seizures
    • History of seizures
  • Involuntary muscle movements
    • Age over 65
  • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
  • Heatstroke
  • Driving impairment
    • Taking with alcohol
    • Taking other medicines that make you less alert
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