Stemetil 12.5mg Injection

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Composition for Stemetil 12.5mg Injection

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Primarily used for

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1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Stemetil Injection

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Uses of Stemetil Injection

Stemetil 12.5mg Injection is used in nausea, vomiting, vertigo, Meniere's disease and schizophrenia.
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Side effects of Stemetil Injection

Common

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

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How to use Stemetil Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Stemetil Injection works

Stemetil 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 Stemetil Injection

Expert advice for Stemetil 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Stemetil 12.5mg Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Stemetil 12.5mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Stemetil 12.5mg Injection 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 Stemetil 12.5mg Injection for the treatment of nausea and vomiting poses little risk to the breastfed infant.
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Driving
Stemetil 12.5mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, t
ired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Stemetil 12.5mg Injection should be used with caution in pat
ients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Stemetil 12.5mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Stemetil 12.5mg Injection should be used with caution in pat
ients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Stemetil 12.5mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Stemetil 12.5mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Prochlorperazine

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