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Brand name: Stemetil TM

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Active ingredients: prochlorperazine

What it is used for

Nausea and vomiting due to various causes including migraine; vertigo due to Meniere's syndrome, labyrinthitis and other causes.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Rectal. This medicine is given via the rectum.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Shelf lifetime is 5 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Cream, smooth, torpedo-shaped suppositories

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Over 65?

This medicine contains the active ingredients:

If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient prochlorperazine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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