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Westel 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Westel 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Westel Tablet


Uses of Westel Tablet

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

Westel Tablet side effects


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


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

How Westel Tablet works

Westel 5mg Tablet 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 Westel Tablet

Expert advice for Westel 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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Westel Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Westel Tablet
Westel 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Westel 5mg 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 Westel 5mg Tablet for the treatment of nausea and vomiting poses little risk to the breastfed infant.
Westel 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Westel 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Westel 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Westel 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Westel 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Westel Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Prochlorperazine

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