TORECAN (thiethylperazine) is a phenothiazine. Thiethylperazine is characterized by a substituted thioethyl group at position 2 in the phenothiazine nucleus, and a piperazine moiety in the side chain. The chemical designation is: 2-ethyl-mercapto-10-[3 †- (1 †-methyl-piperazinyl-4†)-propyl-1] phenothiazine.
Tablet, 10 mg, for oral administration
Active Ingredient: thiethylperazine maleate USP, 10 mg.
Inactive Ingredients: acacia, carnauba wax, FD&C Yellow No.5 aluminum lake (tartrazine), FD&C Yellow No.6 aluminum lake, gelatin, lactose, magnesium stearate, povidone, sodium benzoate, sorbitol, starch, stearic acid, sucrose, talc, titanium dioxide.
Ampul, 2 ml, for intramuscular administration
Active Ingredient: thiethylperazine malate USP, 10 mg per 2 mL.
Inactive Ingredients: sodium metabisulfite NF, 0.5 mg; ascorbic acid USP, 2.0 mg; sorbitol NF, 40 mg; carbon dioxide gas q.s.; water for injection USP, q.s.to 2 mL.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.