Dosage and Administration :
Prevention of nausea and vomiting: 5 to 10 mg b.d. or t.d.s.
Treatment of nausea and vomiting: 20 mg stat, followed if necessary by 10 mg two hours later.
Vertigo and Meniere’s syndrome 5 mg t.d.s. increasing if necessary to a total of 30 mg daily. After several weeks of therapy dosage may be reduced gradually to 5-10 mg daily.
Adjunct for the short term 15-20 mg daily in divided doses initially but this may be increased if necessary to a maximum of 40 mg daily in divided doses.
Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders Usual effective daily oral dosage is in the order of 75-100 mg daily. Patients vary widely in response. The following schedule is suggested: Initially 12.5 mg twice daily for 7 days, the daily amount being subsequently increased
12.5 mg at 4 to 7 days interval until a satisfactory response is obtained. After some weeks at the effective dosage, an attempt should be made to reduce this dosage. Total daily amounts as small as 50 mg or even 25 mg have sometimes been found to be effective.
Prevention and treatment of nausea and vomiting: If it is considered unavoidable to use. Prochlorperazin for a child, the dosage is 0.25 mg/kg bodyweight two or three
times a day. Prochlorperazine tablets is not recommended for children weighing less than 10 Kg or below. 1 year of age.
Lower dose is recommended.