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  • Manufactured by: Abbott India Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Prochlorperazine (5 mg)
  • Storage: Store at room temperature
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
    • This medicine is not available on Cash on Delivery(CoD)
    • Country of Origin: India

    Stemetil Information

    Stemetil is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet, Injection. It is typically used for the treatment of Nausea and Vomiting, Vertigo. The alternative uses of Stemetil have also been explained below.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Stemetil. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Some other side effects of Stemetil have been listed ahead. These side effects of Stemetil are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    It is also important to note that Stemetil has a Unknown effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Stemetil has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Stemetil related warnings section.

    Stemetil is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Heart Disease as it can result in adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Stemetil are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Drug interactions for Stemetil have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Stemetil is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.

    Stemetil Benefits & Uses

    Stemetil is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Stemetil Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage

    Stemetil Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Stemetil safe for pregnant women?

      It is not known what effect Stemetil will have on pregnant women, because no research work has been carried out on this till date.

    • Is the use of Stemetil safe during breastfeeding?

      Stemetil may lead to some side effects in breastfeeding women. If you witness any unusal symptoms after taking Stemetil, discontinue its use and call your doctor right away. Follow your doctor's advice regarding the use of Stemetil.

    • What is the effect of Stemetil on the Kidneys?

      Stemetil rarely harms the kidneys.

    • What is the effect of Stemetil on the Liver?

      Stemetil has very mild side effects on the liver.

    • What is the effect of Stemetil on the Heart?

      Stemetil is rarely harmful for the heart.


    Severe Interaction of Stemetil with Other Drugs

    Stemetil should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -



    Stemetil Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Stemetil unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    Frequently asked Questions about Stemetil

    • Is this Stemetil habit forming or addictive?

      Forming a habit of Stemetil has not been reported.

    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

      You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Stemetil. So it is best to avoid driving.

    • Is it safe?

      Yes, but take Stemetil only as per medical advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      No, Stemetil cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.


    Stemetil Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Stemetil

      Taking Stemetil with food does not harm your health.

    • Interaction between Alcohol and Stemetil

      Consuming Stemetil with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.


    Frequently asked Questions about Stemetil

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can Stemetil cause weight gain?

    Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, one of the side effects of Stemetil is weight gain. Therefore, while you are taking this Stemetil, be watchful of your weight. Weight can be maintained by keeping a track on the calorie intake and indulging in some kind of physical activity, for at least 30 minutes a day. 

    Question over 4 years ago

    How long do I need to take Stemetil?

    Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

    Stemetil must be taken for as long as it has been prescribed your doctor. Taking it for a prolonged period might cause an overdose while taking it for a less period of time might not produce an efficacious effect.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can patients with glaucoma take Stemetil?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    Stemetil should be used with caution in patients with glaucoma as it exerts anticholinergic effects and causes dilation of the eyes. You must follow the instructions of your doctor properly in case you any vision impairment disorder. 

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can Stemetil cause anxiety?

    Dr. Vinod Verma MBBS , Diabetology

    No, Stemetil does not cause anxiety. Rather, it is used for the treatment of generalized non-psychotic anxiety. However, it is important to note that Stemetil should not be administered more than 20 mg for more than 12 weeks as prolonged and higher use can cause a side effect known as tardive dyskinesia (neurological uncontrolled facial and jaw movements) which manifests as a mental disorder producing symptoms such as jerking and repetitive movements of the tongue, neck and face. The symptoms might continue even after the stopping Stemetil. 

    Question about 4 years ago

    Can Stemetil cause diarrhea?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Stemetil can cause diarrhea as it is one of the adverse gastrointestinal effects. Diarrhea is the passage of loose and watery stools, at least 3 to 4 times a day. Your doctor might recommend an anti-diarrheal if you face this problem. 

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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Prochlorperazine edisylate

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 168,177,178

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