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Maxin 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Maxin 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Maxin 5 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Maxin Tablet

Uses of Maxin Tablet

Maxin 5 mg Tablet is used in nausea, vomiting, vertigo, Meniere's disease and schizophrenia.

Maxin Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Maxin are Drowsiness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).

How to use Maxin 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. Maxin 5 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Maxin Tablet works

Maxin 5 mg Tablet is a dopamine antagonist. It works by blocking the dopamine receptors in the region of brain that controls nausea and vomiting.

In Depth Information on Maxin Tablet

Expert advice for Maxin 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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Maxin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Maxin Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Maxin 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Maxin 5 mg Tablet 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 Maxin 5 mg Tablet for the treatment of nausea and vomiting poses little risk to the breastfed infant.
Driving
Maxin 5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Maxin 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Maxin 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Maxin 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Maxin 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Maxin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Prochlorperazine

Q. How does Maxin work?
Maxin 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 Maxin expire?
Yes, Maxin does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Maxin after the expiry date.
Q. Is Maxin available over the counter?
Maxin is not available over the counter. It is available only on prescription from the doctor
Q. Is Maxin safe to use?
Maxin is safe to use for a prescribed duration in the dose as advised by a doctor.
Q. How long can I take Maxin for?
Maxin should only be taken for the duration as advised by the doctor for your condition.
Q. Is Maxin addictive?
Maxin 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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