Stemetil 5mg Tablet MD
Abbott

prescription required
In-stock 10 tablet md in 1 strip
65.00

NOTICE: unsafe with : Alcohol

USED FOR:
Nausea Vomiting Vertigo

COMPOSITION:
Prochlorperazine (5mg)

Therapeutic Uses:
gastro intestinal

Related Warnings
CAUTION
Alcohol
CAUTION

Stemetil 5mg Tablet MD may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.

Pregnancy

Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

CAUTION
Lactation
CAUTION

Stemetil 5mg Tablet MD is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.Occasional short-term use of Stemetil 5mg Tablet MD for the treatment of nausea and vomiting poses little risk to the breastfed infant.

Driving

Stemetil 5mg Tablet MD may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

CAUTION
Kidney
CAUTION

Stemetil 5mg Tablet MD should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Stemetil 5mg Tablet MD may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

CAUTION
Liver
CAUTION

Stemetil 5mg Tablet MD should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Stemetil 5mg Tablet MD may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Prochlorperazine   5mg

Uses of Stemetil Tablet MD
Stemetil 5mg Tablet MD is used in nausea, vomiting, vertigo, Meniere's disease and schizophrenia.

How to use Stemetil Tablet MD
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Put it in your mouth but do not swallow it. Stemetil 5mg Tablet MD is to be taken with food.

How Stemetil Tablet MD works
Stemetil 5mg Tablet MD works by blocking dopamine receptor in the brain and gut which trigger nausea and vomiting. It works in schizophrenia at high dose by blocking dopamine in certain brain regions that affect thoughts and mood.

Side Effects:

Common Drowsiness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).

Expert advice for Stemetil Tablet MD

It should not be taken by patients who are allergic to prochlorperazine or any of the other ingredients of the tablet or syrup like sucrose.
Consult your doctor before taking prochlorperazine If you are breast-feeding or pregnant.
Do not drive or operate machines if you have just taken prochlorperazine as it may cause dizziness or tiredness.
Do not get up from lying position immediately, as you may experience dizziness.
Do not do strenuous exercise or go in sun or get exposed to extreme heat.
Avoid taking alcohol.
Do not handle the tablet any longer than required as it may cause irritation on the skin.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How does Stemetil work?
Stemetil is used to treat mental disorders like schizophrenia. It is also used to treat and prevent nausea, and vomiting.It may be used to treat anxiety (short-term) in certain cases where other anti-anxiety drugs have been ineffective. It is also used to treat nausea, vomiting, dizziness or spinning sensations (vertigo) due to Meniere's disease.It belongs to a class of medication call phenothiazines. It acts on the central nervous system by blocking certain receptors thus producing an anti-psychotic and anti-vomiting effect

Q. Does Stemetil expire?
Yes, Stemetil does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Stemetil after the expiry date.

Q. Is Stemetil available over the counter?
Stemetil is not available over the counter. It is available only on prescription from the doctor

Q. Is Stemetil safe to use?
Stemetil is safe to use for a prescribed duration in the dose as advised by a doctor.

Q. How long can I take Stemetil for?
Stemetil should only be taken for the duration as advised by the doctor for your condition.

Q. Is Stemetil addictive?
Stemetil is not known to have any addictive potential. Please consult your doctor in case you have any other query regarding the same.

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