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Discontinued Warning IconPlease Note: This Brand Name drug is no longer available in the US.
(Generic versions may still be available.)

How Supplied


TORECAN (thiethylperazine) is indicated for the relief of nausea and vomiting.



Usual daily dose range is 10 mg to 30 mg.

Oral: One tablet, one to three times daily.

Intramuscular: 2 mL IM, one to three times daily. (See PRECAUTIONS.)

Pediatric Patients

Appropriate dosage of TORECAN (thiethylperazine) has not been determined in pediatric patients.


Torecan (thiethylperazine maleate) Tablets, USP

    10mg Each tablet contains 10 mg thiethylperazine maleate, USP.
    Bottles of 100 tablets (NDC 0054-4748-25).

Storage: Below 86°F (30°C). Dispense in tight, light-resistant container as defined in the USP/NE

Torecan (thiethylperazine malate) Injection, USP

    2 mL Ampul

Each 2 mL ampul contains aqueous solution 10 mg thiethylperazine malate, USP.
Boxes of 20 ampuls (NDC 0054-1701-07).
Boxes of 100 ampuls (NDC 0054-1701-25).

Storage: Below 86°F (30°C); protect from light. Administer only if clear and colorless.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

How Supplied

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