Stemetil MD (Prochlorperazine)
What is Stemetil MD (Prochlorperazine) used for?
Stemetil MD (Prochlorperazine) is an anti-psychotic medication which is used to treat psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia. It may also be used to treat severe nausea and vomiting caused by surgery or migraine. This drug helps to treat these symptoms by altering certain chemicals in the brain.
How should I use Stemetil MD (Prochlorperazine)?
Stemetil MD (Prochlorperazine) tablets are taken orally. The exact dosage varies depending on the condition being treated as treatment for nausea or migraine requires a different dosage than that required for treating psychotic disorders. Therefore patients should consult their physician in order to determine the correct dosage required to treat their condition, and should never exceed the amount prescribed to them.
What are the side effects of Stemetil MD (Prochlorperazine)?
Some side effects have been reported by patients taking Stemetil MD (Prochlorperazine) such as insomnia, blurred vision, decreased sexual ability, swollen limbs, abnormal menstrual period, and breast swelling. If you notice any of the following rare but serious side effects, you should stop using this medication immediately and consult your physician:
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Stemetil MD (Prochlorperazine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, especially liver, heart or kidney diseases, or other ongoing health conditions, or if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallow.