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Prochlor 5mg Tablet

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Prochlor 5mg Tablet

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We are striving to bring you the latest and most accurate medical information, however this section is still a work in progress. For more information about this product, please reach our Patient Care Consultants here
Stemetil is usually used to treat vomiting but also has some other functions where it is appropriate to be taken:

  1. Nausea 
  2. Vertigo
  3. Anxiety disorders
  4. Pyschosis

The list is incomplete and there may be other uses and functions of Stemetil. Do not take this medicine even if other people with the same symptoms take it. Please consult your doctor or specialist before using this medication.

Stemetil is made of these following substances:
  • Prochlorperazine (5mg) 

The effects of Stemetil drug depends on its use and dosage taken. If the symptoms do not decrease, please talk to the doctor for another solution.

You are advised to take this medicine during meals or after meals. This medication should only be taken after a dose determined by the doctor.

You can buy Stemetil from the nearest pharmacy. There is also another generic version. 

Please check the expiry date above the drug package. 

It is manufactured by 3M Drug Delivery Systems Division by ProStrakan.

How to take Stemetil? - Swallow the pill and do not chew. Take according to the dose prescribed by the doctor.

How does it work? 

  • Dose should be taken following the doctor's advice. Make sure enough time is given for dosage time.
  • The time for this medication to give its effects depends on the reason for its intake and the dosage of the drug taken.
  • If there is no symptom improvement within half to an hour after the medication is taken, please talk to the doctor for another solution.
  • Do not take this medicine under the advice of your family members or even friends. And do not give this medicine to anyone even if you feel they have the same symptoms.
  • Always check the expiry date that is shown on the package 
  • Keep Stemetil at room temperature and not to expose the medicine to sunlight.
  • Stop taking Stemetil or report to your doctor if you experience any rash or other side effects.
  • Stemetil has several side effects and functions, users are advised to read the following article carefully before making a decision.

Before taking Stemetil, please refer to the doctor's advice especially if you have any of the following illnesses. Contraindicated disease:

  • Allergies to Stemetil or any other of its ingredients
  • Liver disease
  • Glaucoma
  • Extrapyramidal syndrome
  • Hypotension
  • Epilepsy
  • Renal disease
  • Pregnancy
  • Heart problems
  • It is not recommended for use by children. Please keep it away from them.
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Breastfeeding

Please stop taking the medication if you have the following symptoms.

Reaction between Stemetil medicine:

Reaction varies by individual. You are encouraged to ask your doctor about the possibility of reactions between the medicines before taking them.
  • Alcohol 
  • Guanethidine 
  • Barbiturates
  • Opiods 
  • Antipsychotics
  • Chloroquine
  • Saquinavir
  • Tamoxifen 
  • Tacrolimus
  • Tramadol
  • Methadone

This is a incomplete list of reactions between medicines and illnesses that may interfere with Stemetil drugs.

Before you take this medicine, please tell your doctor about all the medicines you take. Remember the following:

  • Avoid excessive exposure to sun
  • Avoid using this medicine used in prolonged time
  • Alcohol may affect your liver system if taken with this medicine

Tell your doctor about any other illness you are experiencing or about your other medications
use. Do not stop taking medicines that have been determined by the doctor.

Alcohol Warning (Not Advisable)
It is not advisable to drink alcohol with Prochlor 5mg Tablet as it enhances the CNS effects of the Alcohol.

Pregnancy Warning (C)
Prochlor 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown side effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding Warning (Limited Data)
Since data from animal studies shows that Prochlor 5mg Tablet may be found in breast milk, Prochlorperazineshould not be used during lactation.

Driving Warning (Not Advisable)
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Prochlor 5mg Tablet may cause side effects such as drowsiness which could affect the ability to concentrate and drive.

Kidney Warning (Use With Care)
Prochlor 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney impairment. Dose adjustment of Prochlor 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver Warning (Limited information)
Prochlor 5mg Tablet contraindicated in impaired liver function.

As with all medications, you may experience some side effects. Not everyone experiences it. This is not a cause for concern. However, it is so that you are aware of it.

Apart from the function of Stemetil and its use, there may be side effects associated with this drug. Please see the list below:

  1. Abdominal pain
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Constipation
  4. Drowsy 
  5. Headache
  6. Dizziness 
  7. Lethargy
  8. Serotonin syndrome (eg. confusion, agitation, hallucination)
  9. Allergy

Although some common symptoms usually happen, there are fewer symptoms which are rare can also occur  . If you have any of the above symptoms, please talk to the doctor immediately. You should also consult your doctor if you have blurring vision or skin rashes. The above list may be incomplete and please inform if you have other symptoms. These symptoms are more pronounced if the drug is used extensively.
Amenorrhea, Nausea, Difficulty sleeping (insomnia), Vomiting, Blurred vision, Impotence, Dizziness, Urticaria, Jaundice, Constipation

1. I forgot to take a dose of Stemetil on a specific day. What should I do?
If you forget to take a dose of your medicine, please take the medication once you remember. But if the time has come or is near for the next dose, ignore the unnecessary dosage. In such a situation, avoid taking twice as much dosages as advised.
2. If I overdosed from the quantity of Stemetil. What should I do?

If you think that you have used more than the prescribed amount of Stemetil, please talk to a physician immediately as overdosage more than the prescribed quantity might lead to undesirable side-effects. 

3. Is it safe to use Stemetil during pregnancy?

No Information is available about the usage of Stemetil during pregnancy. You’re advised to consult an obstetrician for detailed information before start consuming this drug. 

4. Is it safe to use Stemetil during breastfeeding or lactation?

No Information is available about the usage of Stemetil during breastfeeding or lactation. You’re advised to consult an obstetrician for detailed information before start consuming this drug. Lactating mother can weigh the pros and cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.

5. Can I drive while using Stemetil?

Not recommended. Stemetil might make you feel drowsy and calm. It can also impair thinking temporarily. 

6. Can using Stemetil be addictive?

Please refer to the information on the package carefully.

7. What should I do if I accidentally took an expired dose of the medication?

Taking an expired dose of Stemetil by accident might not be harmful but do consult your physician for advice just to be safe in this matter. 

8. Can I consume Stemetil with nutrition supplement such as Zincovit, D-rise 60k?

Yes, Stemetil can be taken with supplements. 

11. Am I allowed to drink alcohol after taking Stemetil?

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended with Stemetil. The resulting interaction between this medication with alcohol may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness and also it might raise the risk of side effects occurrence. In any case, do not consume more than 90 mL a day.

Administration Route
Mechanism of Action
Prochlor 5mg Tablet works by inhibiting the postsynaptic mesolimbic dopaminergic D1 and D2 receptors in the brain. It also produces alpha-adrenergic and anticholinergic effects and suppresses the release of the hypothalamic and hypophyseal hormones.

Information last updated on: : Wed Jul 01 2020 03:25:36 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) 4.9

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Prochlor 5mg Tablet is available in many areas in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur, Bukit Bintang, Titiwangsa, Setiawangsa, Wangsa Maju, Kepong, Segambut, Bandar Tun Razak, Cheras, Subang Jaya, Petaling Jaya, Mont Kiara, Puchong, Bandar Sunway, TTDI, Seri Kembangan, Klang, Bukit Tinggi, Damansara, Sentul, Penang, George Town, Jelutong, Gelugor, Bayan Baru, Bandar Baru Air Itam, Sungai Ara, Bukit Mertajam, Butterworth, Perai, Johor Bahru, Skudai, Bukit Indah, Gelang Patah, Senai, Pasir Gudang, Taman Daya, Taman Molek, Taman Perling, Tebrau, Danga Bay, Larkin, Nusajaya, Pontian, Masai, Setia Tropika, Desaru, Tampoi.

Prochlor 5mg Tablet is available at many places in Singapore. Ang Mo Kio, Alexandra, Admiralty, Bedok, Bishan, Bukit Batok, Bukit Merah, Bukit Panjang, Bukit Timah, Boat Quay, Buona Vista, Beach Road, Bugis, Balestier, Boon Lay, Central Area, Choa Chu Kang, Clementi, Chinatown, Commonwealt, City Hall, Clarke Quay, Changi Airport, Changi Village, Clementi Park, Dairy Farm, Eunos, East Coast, Farrer Park, Geylang, Hougang, Harbourfront, Holland, Jurong, Jurong East, Jurong West, Kallang/ Whampoa, Lim Chu Kang, Marine Parade, Marina, Macpherson, Mandai, Newton, Novena, Orchard, Pasir Ris, Punggol, Potong Pasir, Paya Lebar, Queenstown, Raffles Place, Rochor, River Valley, Sembawang, Sengkang, Serangoon, Serangoon Rd, Seletar, Tampines, Toa Payoh, Tanjong Pagar, Telok Blangah, Tanglin, Thomson, Tuas, Tengah, Upper East Coast, Upper Bukit Timah, Upper Thomson, Woodlands, West Coast, Yishun, Yio Chu Kang.

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