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Chlorpromazine
Essential medicine status
General description
Chlorpromazine is a typical antipsychotic medicine used in the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders.
INN
Chlorpromazine
Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
Therapeutic equivalent for
Recommendations
Section
Medicines used in psychotic disorders
  • Oral > Liquid: 25 mg per 5 mL (hydrochloride)
  • Oral > Solid: 100 mg (hydrochloride); 10 mg (hydrochloride); 25 mg (hydrochloride); 50 mg (hydrochloride)
  • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 25 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule (hydrochloride)