Content Details
Written By
MDS, BDS
Reviewed By
MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
Last updated on:
16 Oct 2019 | 01:31 PM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Vometil 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Introduction of Vometil Tablet

Vometil 5 mg Tablet 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).

Vometil 5 mg Tablet is taken by mouth with food. 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.

Vometil Tablet side effects

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

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

How Vometil Tablet works

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

Vometil Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Vometil 5 mg Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Vometil 5 mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Vometil 5 mg Tablet 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 Vometil 5 mg Tablet for the treatment of nausea and vomiting poses little risk to the breastfed infant.
Driving
UNSAFE
Vometil 5 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Vometil 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vometil 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Vometil 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vometil 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Vometil 5 mg Tablet
₹1.4/Tablet
₹6.14/Tablet
338% costlier
Stemil 5mg Tablet
Theo Pharma Pvt Ltd
₹2.8/Tablet
100% costlier
Prometil 5mg Tablet
Rhombus Pharma Pvt Ltd
₹2.5/Tablet
79% costlier
Resvom 5mg Tablet
Unimarck Healthcare Ltd
₹4/Tablet
186% costlier
Prochlor 5mg Tablet
Hema Laboratories
₹1.91/Tablet
36% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Vometil 5 mg Tablet 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 Vometil 5 mg Tablet 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 Vometil

arrow
I am suffering from Meniere's disease for the last 2 years. I have attack of vertigo after 1 or 2 months regularly.The ENT Doctor prescribed me tablet vertin 16 mg.It helps to control vertigo but does not treat the root cause. Also have hearing loss in left year.Any effective treatment for this condition? I am a diabetic too.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Case has to be seen in person before starting the treatment
What is the cause of vertigo? Lathergyne?fff
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
The most common causes of vertigo are inner ear infections or diseases of the ear such as benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), vestibular neuritis, and Meniere's disease. Less common causes of vertigo can include head or brain injuries or migraines.
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Vometil 5 mg Tablet?

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. How does Vometil work?

Vometil 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 Vometil expire?

Yes, Vometil does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Vometil after the expiry date.

Q. Is Vometil available over the counter?

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

Q. Is Vometil safe to use?

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

Q. How long can I take Vometil for?

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

Q. Is Vometil addictive?

Vometil is not known to have any addictive potential. Please consult your doctor in case you have any other query regarding the same.

Related Products

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Disclaimer: 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.
References
  1. Prochlorperazine. Skipton, United Kingdom: Dales Pharmaceuticals Limited; 2016. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available form:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Prochlorperazine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. U.S. National Library of Medicine. Prochlorperazine. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Availabel from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013
Best Price
₹11.2
MRP14  Get 20% OFF
This price is valid only on the orders above ₹500
10 tablets in 1 strip
SOLD OUT

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Enjoy 20% off on allopathy medicines, up to 50% off on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mg
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.