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ACUVERT 5 MG TABLET

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Composition for ACUVERT

Prochlorperazine(5 mg)

food interaction for ACUVERT

alcohol interaction for ACUVERT

pregnancy interaction for ACUVERT

lactation interaction for ACUVERT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Acuvert 5 mg tablet with food.
Acuvert 5 mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ACUVERT

Prochlorperazine(5 mg)

Uses

Acuvert 5 mg tablet is used in the treatment of heartburn and vomiting.

How it works

Acuvert 5 mg tablet indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical that can increase the motility of the intestine.

Common side effects

Increased appetite, Difficulty in urination, Uncoordinated body movements, Decreased libido, Unusual production of breast milk in women and men, Lack of facial expression, Blurred vision, Breast enlargement, Diarrhoea, Nausea, Insomnia, Tremor, Walking difficulties, Dry mouth, Constipation, Absence of menstrual periods, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Weight gain, Nasal congestion

Common Dosage for ACUVERT 5 MG TABLET

Patients taking ACUVERT 5 MG TABLET

  • 67%
    Once A Day
  • 20%
    Twice A Day
  • 13%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for ACUVERT

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  • WESTEL 5MG TABLET
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    Rs. 2.09/tablet
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  • NAVTIL 5MG TABLET
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    Rs. 1.50/tablet
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Top Physicians

  • Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
    MBBS
    4.9
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Expert advice for ACUVERT

  • 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 for ACUVERT

Prochlorperazine

Q.How does prochlorperazine work?
Prochlorperazine 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 it expire?
It does expire and shouldn't be used beyond expiry date

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

Q.Is prochlorperazine safe?
Prochlorperazine is safe

Q.How long can I take it?
Should be taken at the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor for your indication

Q.Is prochlorperazine addictive?
It is not addictive, but for certain patients it may be addictive and hence should be taken only under the supervision of a doctor

Q.Is prochlorperazine a narcotic/ steroid/narcotic/ controlled substance/ anti histamine/antibiotic/ penicillin?
Prochlorperazine is not a narcotic/steroid/ controlled substance/anti histamine/ antibiotic/penicillin

Q.Is it the same as Stemetil?
Stemetil is the brand name of prochlorperazine as a syrup

Q.Can I take prochlorperazine with Paracetamol/ Tramadol (pain killer)/ Citalopram (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor anti-depressant)/ Sertraline (anti-depressant)/Diazepam (benzodiazepine)/ Amytryptilline (tricyclic anti-depressant)/Ranitidine (treats stomach ulcers)/ Amoxicillin (antibiotic)/ Betahistine (anti-vertigo)/ Ibuprofen (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-NSAID)?
Prochlorperazine is known to interact with Citalopram (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor anti-depressant)/ Sertraline (anti-depressant)/Diazepam (benzodiazepine)/ Amytryptilline (tricyclic anti-depressant)/Ranitidine (treats stomach ulcers)/ Amoxicillin (antibiotic). It is not known to interact with Tramadol (pain-killer)/Paracetamol/ Ibuprofen (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-NSAID)/ Betahistine (anti-vertigo). Doctor's permission must be clearly sort for taking any other drug along with prochlorperazine

Q.Can prochlorperazine cause weight gain/get you high/cause constipation/sleepiness?
Prochlorperazine is known to have side effects like sleepiness or constipation but it is not known to cause weight gain or get you high

Q.Does it help in controlling anxiety or vomiting?
It is used to treat anxiety and vomiting problems.

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Content on this page was last updated on 07 July, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)