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Stemetil Injection

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Introduction of Stemetil Injection

Stemetil Injection is used to treat nausea, vomiting, dizziness or spinning sensations (vertigo) due to Meniere's disease. It is also used to treat schizophrenia and anxiety (short-term).

Stemetil Injection is given under the supervision of healthcare professional. It is important to take it in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. In case you have missed any dose than it is better to take it as soon as you remember it. But, never double your dose. You should finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It may cause sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that require concentration. Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing) may also occur as a side effect, so rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. This medicine may your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Therefore, it is important to avoid direct sunlight exposure while having this medicine.

Stemetil Injection side effects

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

How to use Stemetil Injection

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

How Stemetil Injection works

Stemetil Injection is a dopamine antagonist. It works by blocking the dopamine receptors in the region of brain that controls nausea and vomiting.

Stemetil Injection related warnings

Stemetil Injection may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Information regarding the use of Stemetil Injection during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Stemetil Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Occasional short-term use of Stemetil Injection for the treatment of nausea and vomiting poses little risk to the breastfed infant.
Stemetil Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Stemetil Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Stemetil Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Stemetil Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Stemetil Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Stemetil Injection is used for the prevention and treatment of nausea and vomiting.
  • It may also be used to treat dizziness associated with  problems of the inner ear such as Meniere’s Syndrome.
  • It may cause sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Stemetil Injection as it may cause excessive drowsiness. 
  • It makes you more likely to get heatstroke. Avoid heavy exercising and drink plenty of fluids.
  • It can cause your skin to be more sensitive to sunlight. Avoid exposure to direct sunlight while having this medicine.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Stemetil

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Q. How does Stemetil work?

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

Q. Does Stemetil expire?

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.

Q. Is Stemetil available over the counter?

Stemetil is not available over the counter. It is available only on prescription from the doctor

Q. Is Stemetil safe to use?

Stemetil is safe to use for a prescribed duration in the dose as advised by a doctor.

Q. How long can I take Stemetil for?

Stemetil should only be taken for the duration as advised by the doctor for your condition.

Q. Is Stemetil addictive?

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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