Last update Dec. 2, 2022
1st generation antihistamine, derived from phenothiazine with sedative effect. Atypical antipsychotic of clozapine-like structure with antidopaminergic effect. Used as an antiemetic in surgical and oncological processes and in the treatment of vertigo and dizziness. Oral, rectal or intramuscular administration.
At the date of the last update, the authors did not find any published data on its excretion in breast milk.
Other phenothiazine derivatives are minimally excreted in milk, so the occasional use of thiethylperazine would be compatible with lactation. (LactMed, accessed 12/2021)
Phenothiazines can produce hyperprolactinemia, increased milk production, and galactorrhea. (Goodnick 2002, Turkington 1972)
Product with few bibliographical references and withdrawn from the market in many countries.
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