What is Buccastem?

Prochlorperazine (Compazine, Stemzine, Buccastem, Stemetil, Phenotil) is a dopamine (D2) receptor antagonist that belongs to the phenothiazine class of antipsychotic agents that are used for the antiemetic treatment of nausea and vertigo. It is also a highly potent typical antipsychotic, 10–20× more potent than chlorpromazine. It is also used to treat migraine headaches. Intravenous administration can be used to treat status migrainosus.

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I swallowed a buccastem by accident can I take another one?

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Buccastem M (prochlorperazine) is a safe medicine and if you have...

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what happens if I swallow Buccastem 3mg tablets? The ones that are for nausea and are placed under the upper lip to dissolve.

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Nothing to worry, if you swallowed the tablet it will take some more time to give its action.

if taken sublingually(put under...

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can my pregnant partner take buccastem for nausea ?

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Buccastem contains Prochlorperazine, preg cat C

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Buccastem contains...

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