Bukatel 3mg Tablet

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Panacea Biotec Ltd

Composition for Bukatel 3mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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₹3.86/Tablet
7 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Bukatel Tablet

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Uses of Bukatel Tablet

Bukatel 3mg Tablet is used in nausea, vomiting, vertigo, Meniere's disease and schizophrenia.
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Side effects of Bukatel Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Bukatel Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Bukatel 3mg Tablet with food.

How Bukatel Tablet works

Bukatel 3mg tablet 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.

In Depth Information on Bukatel Tablet

Expert advice for Bukatel Tablet

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Bukatel 3mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Bukatel 3mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Bukatel 3mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

Occasional short-term use of Bukatel 3mg Tablet for the treatment of nausea and vomiting poses little risk to the breastfed infant.
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Driving
Bukatel 3mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Bukatel 3mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bukatel 3mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Bukatel 3mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bukatel 3mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Bukatel 3mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Prochlorperazine

Bukatel 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
Yes, Bukatel does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Bukatel after the expiry date.
Bukatel is not available over the counter. It is available only on prescription from the doctor
Bukatel is safe to use for a prescribed duration in the dose as advised by a doctor.
Bukatel should only be taken for the duration as advised by the doctor for your condition.
Bukatel 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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Substitutes for Bukatel

No substitutes found for this medicine
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