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Thorazine (chlorpromazine)

Chlorpromazine (or THORAZINE®) is mainly prescribed to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, other psychotic disorders, ADHD, severe emesis, and chronic hiccups.

Status: ACTIVE

Class: Typical, Conventional

FDA Approval: 1954

Dosage Forms: 10 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg

Biological Half-life: 30 hours

Side Effects: Dizziness, dry mouth, low blood pressure (when standing), weight gain, movement problems

Routes of Administration: Oral, IM, IV

Pregnancy Category: C (US)

  www.nih.gov

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