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Active Ingredients:prochlorperazine maleate

Tell your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible if you do not feel well while you are taking Stemzine.

Stemzine helps most people with Nausea, vomiting and Dizziness, but it may have unwanted side effects in a few people.

All medicines can have side effects.

Sometimes they are serious, most of the time they are not. You may need medical treatment if you get some of the side effects. If you are over 65 years of age you may have an increased chance of getting side effects.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist to answer any questions you may have.

If you get any side effects, do not stop taking Stemzine without first talking to your doctor or pharmacist.

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any of the following and they worry you:

  • constipation
  • dry mouth
  • drowsiness
  • restlessness
  • trembling, rigid posture, masklike face, slow movements and a shuffling unbalanced walk
  • uncontrollable twitching
  • blurred vision

The following side effects are less common:

  • low blood pressure
  • changes in heart beats
  • swelling of the hands, ankles or feet
  • skin rash
  • for females: unusual secretion of breast milk, irregular periods
  • for males: breast enlargement, difficulty in ejaculating
  • severe pain in the stomach with bloating, gut cramps and vomiting
  • difficulty passing urine
  • yellowing of the skin and/or eyes
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • seizures
  • difficulty in breathing

If any of the following happen, tell your doctor or pharmacist immediately or go to Accident and Emergency at your nearest hospital:

Unusual muscle tone causing distortion of the body in children.

These are very serious side effects.

You may need urgent medical attention or hospitalisation.

All of these side effects are very rare.

Other side effects not listed above may occur in some patients. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you notice anything that is making you feel unwell.

Do not be alarmed by this list of possible side effects.

You may not experience any of them.

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