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  • Stemetil 5mg Tablets 84's

Stemetil 5mg Tablets 84's

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Description
Stemetil Tablets contain a medicine called Prochlorperazine maleate. This belongs to a group of medicines called ‘phenothiazine antipsychotics’. It works by blocking the effects of a chemical in the brain. Stemetil Tablets can be used to: •Treat balance problems or dizziness (vertigo). This includes problems of the inner ear such as ‘Meniere’s Syndrome’ or ‘labyrinthitis’. •Stop you feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting). This can be from any cause including migraines. •Treat schizophrenia. •Treat over-active behaviour or thoughts (mania). •Treat anxiety in the short-term, when used in addition to other medicines.
How to use
Always take Stemetil Tablets exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Taking this medicine: •Take this medicine by mouth. •Do not give to children under 1 year of age or who weigh less than 10 kg. •You should not let the tablets touch your skin for very long, as you may get skin redness, swelling and itching (contact skin sensitisation). •If you feel the effect of your medicine is too weak or too strong, do not change the dose yourself, but ask your doctor.
How much to take Adults: Treatment of balance problems or dizziness (Vertigo): •The usual dose is 5 mg three times each day.•This may be increased to a total daily dose of 30 mg each day.•After several weeks treatment, your doctor may decide to gradually lower your daily dose to 5-10 mg each day. Treatment of schizophrenia and overactive behaviour or thoughts (mania): •The starting dose is usually 12.5 mg twice each day for seven days.•Your doctor may increase your dose up to a total daily dose of 75-100 mg each day.•After several weeks of treatment, your doctor may then lower your dose to a total daily dose of 25-50 mg each day.
Precautions
Do not take Stemetil Tablets if: -You are allergic (hypersensitive) to Prochlorperazine maleate or any of the other ingredients of Stemetil Tablets. Signs of an allergic reaction include: a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue.