Medicine Overview of Comptil Injection
Side effects of Comptil Injection
Drowsiness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).
How to use Comptil Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Comptil Injection works
Comptil 12.5mg injection 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 Comptil Injection
Expert advice for Comptil Injection
- 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.
Special precautions for Comptil 12.5mg Injection
Comptil 12.5mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Comptil 12.5mg Injection should be used with caution during+more
lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
Comptil 12.5mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti+more
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Comptil 12.5mg Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Prochlorperazine should be avoided in patients with renal dysfunction....
Prochlorperazine should be avoided in patients with renal dysfunction.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Frequently asked questions for Comptil 12.5mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Prochlorperazine
Comptil 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, Comptil does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Comptil after the expiry date.
Comptil is not available over the counter. It is available only on prescription from the doctor
Comptil is safe to use for a prescribed duration in the dose as advised by a doctor.
Comptil should only be taken for the duration as advised by the doctor for your condition.
Comptil is not known to have any addictive potential. Please consult your doctor in case you have any other query regarding the same.