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Taking Apotex for dizziness and vomiting. Is inactivity a side effect of medicine?

thanks a neighbour has been prescribed APOTEX aprochlorperazine 5mg containes maleate for dissiness and vomiting at hospital where she spent 8 days. She has two hearing implants and suffers with vertigo , her age about 82 and she is very small and frail. Should she be concerned as people have commented she is not as talkative or active when she took the tablet yesterday at home? should I suggest she talk with her GP if she ic concerned? When reading the side effects it became obvious that I could scare her If I mentioned any of the side effects that she asked me to check on. Thanks Carol
Asked On : Sun, 31 Mar 2013
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Thanks for posting in HealthCareMagic.
As your your neighbour is experiencing vertigo, dizziness and vomiting which can be due to hearing implants. However, Labyrinthitis, an infection of inner ear also presents similarly.
aprochlorperazine is a anti psychotic drug can be used for vomiting. It may occasionally cause side effects like other drugs so it is not an excuse to not to take it.
If symtoms do not resolve or experience any side effect then visit ENT specialist for examination.
Hopr it helps.
take care!
Answered: Mon, 1 Apr 2013
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