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My son is vomiting since 4am every 30mins, heats up about to

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My son is vomiting since 4am every 30mins, heats up about to vomit, then cold after vomiting. He is allergic to panacillian. Can he take 1 table of 5mg Apo-Prochlorperazine for nausea relief, so I can get him in the car to hospital
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.

This is Dr. David

I am sorry about your son.

sounds like he is running a fever as well.

how old is your son?

prochlorperazine is allowed for children 2 years of age and older

9-39kg weight should get 2.5mg every 8 hours

over 39kg can get 5mg every 6-8 hours

let me know if you have questions.