Prochlor Tablet MD

Hema Laboratories

Composition for Prochlor NA Tablet MD

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Primarily used for

₹5.1/Tablet MD
10 tablet md in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Prochlor Tablet MD


Uses of Prochlor Tablet MD

Prochlor Tablet MD is used in nausea, vomiting, vertigo, Meniere's disease and schizophrenia.

Side effects of Prochlor Tablet MD


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


How to use Prochlor 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. Prochlor Tablet MD is to be taken with food.

How Prochlor Tablet MD works

Prochlor 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.

In Depth Information on Prochlor Tablet MD

Expert advice for Prochlor 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.
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Prochlor Tablet MD related warnings
Special precautions for Prochlor Tablet MD
Prochlor Tablet MD may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Prochlor 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 Prochlor Tablet MD for the treatment of nausea and vomiting poses little risk to the breastfed infant.
Prochlor Tablet MD may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Prochlor Tablet MD should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Prochlor Tablet MD may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Prochlor Tablet MD should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prochlor Tablet MD may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Prochlor Tablet MD

Frequently asked questions about Prochlorperazine

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

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