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Protil 5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Protil 5 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Protil Tablet

Uses of Protil Tablet

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

Protil Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Protil Tablet works

Protil 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 Protil Tablet

Expert advice for Protil 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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Protil Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Protil Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Protil 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
Protil 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 Protil 5 mg Tablet for the treatment of nausea and vomiting poses little risk to the breastfed infant.
Driving
Protil 5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Protil 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Protil 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Protil 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Protil 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Protil

Have a feeling of nausea and uneasiness since last night and also vomited a no. Of times what is d reason behind it
Dr. Satyam S. Bhavsar
General Physician
Hello , Welcome to 1mg consulting, Myself Dr.Satyam Bhavsar,MBBS. Happy to help you :)take TAB.PAN-D half an hour before food two times a day for 3 days.take TAB.VOMIKIND whenever you have vomit as & when require basis not more than three times a day.SYR.DIGENE two spoons three times a day.Hope this helps. Happy to help you. All the medicines as well as lab tests are available on 1mg.com .Order now. Have a nice day :)
How i manage bp? What diet i must follow? Drinking bear is ok or not? I suffer symptom of bluring,sedative,nausea sensation is it about bp? I take tab telmisartan & indapamide this have any side effect?
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Salt restriction regular exercise.all meds have some side effects but we must weigh. The benefits vs effects
Need high protein diet as undergoing chemo
Dr. Sunaina Khetarpal
Dietician
Hi PATIENT must take whey water coconutwater and fruits it would help u to combat nausea eggwhites are really good for u include soya milk in ur diet have paneer double toned milk
My mother is taking tablet GP2 Thrice daily before meals still her fasting sugar is 215 & post lunch is around 315. She can't tolerate metformin severe nausea Which drug should very alter
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just change the drug to after meal thats all u needand secondly, i will suggest u modify the treatenet plan, Can U tell me few reports or get it done from good lab,1-Serum Creatinine, 2-BUN, 3-Chest X ray(PA View Digital), 4-Blood sugar Fasting & PP, 5-CBC, 6-Urine for Protein,7- ECG, 8-Cholestrol, 9- AST & ALT ,,,, and also HBA1c from reliable labs Like SRL, Ranbaxy, Lal Path or any good one
Respected Consultant, I am on sertraline 100 mg from past one month and only feeling a small recovery,I want to increase my dose to 150 but the moment i start i got the feeling of vomitting,My psychiatrist is not taking it seriously and saying it that it will go away of its own Plzzz give me the remedy
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Take sertraline in two divided doses along with an antacid with anti nausea drug like pan-d. If it doesn't work, medicine may need to be changed.
Nausea after eating food . I think gastritisCan I have hp kit .
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Hello, greetings from 1mg.comDon't take ho kit without doctor's adviseThat medication is advised after endoscopy and confirmation that there is gastritis and it is due to H.Pylori infection
I m 11 weeks pregnant suggest me a healthy diet
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Hi PATIENT to 1mgdoctors. Congratulation on the big new!At this point its fine whatever you take, as long you can keep it down. During early pregnancy the nausea, vomiting and the smells make it difficult to follow a specific diet.So for the time being eat whatever you like, apart from outside food, specially chinese. Also it would be good to avoid pineapples and papaya.

Frequently asked questions about Protil Tablet

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