Prochlorperazine 5mg

Prochlorperazine 5mg is an anti-sickness medicine. It can be used to stop you being sick or feeling sick (nausea). It can help with nausea and vomiting caused by different conditions such as migraines, Meniere’s disease, travel sickness, and morning sickness.

Prochlorperazine can also be taken for vertigo. The active ingredient is prochlorperazine maleate. Prochlorperazine tablets are only available on prescription in the UK.

However, you can buy Prochlorperazine buccal tablets over the counter at your local pharmacy. These are placed between the upper lip and the gum until they dissolve. They can be sold to treat nausea and vomiting associated with migraines. You can buy the brand Buccastem M online from our online pharmacy.

How does prochlorperazine 5mg

Prochlorperazine is a type of medicine called a phenothiazine. It’s thought to improve nausea because it blocks the action of a chemical, dopamine, in the brain. This helps prevent messages being sent to the part of the brain thought to be responsible for nausea and vomiting.

Prochlorperazine can help prevent nausea and vomiting and can also improve symptoms if you’re currently experiencing nausea and vomiting.

Prochlorperazine alternatives

Various medicines are available to help prevent or treat nausea and vomiting. Medicines like Hyoscine (Kwells), cinnarizine, and promethazine are used to aid travel sickness. For nausea associated with migraines, a medicine called buclizine can be an effective treatment. This is one of the active ingredients in Migraleve Pink tablets.

Other medicines can be prescribed to treat nausea and vomiting such as metoclopramide, domperidone, cyclizine and ondansetron. They are used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by many conditions such as morning sickness, vertigo and nausea after an operation.

Prochlorperazine summary

Used to treat General nausea and vomiting, vertigo, Meniere’s disease
How it works Blocks nausea messages to the brain
Price £9.99
Side effects Can include drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth, and constipation

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