Buccastem M Tablets 8

Buccastem M Tablets 8
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Buccastem M is a medicine used to treat nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting (being sick) associated with migraine. Because of the unique way it is used it is a medicine that can be taken and is effective if someone is not just feeling sick (has nausea) but also is being sick or is vomiting.

Each tablet of Buccastem M contains 3 mg of the active ingredient prochlorperazine maleate. The other ingredients are compressible sugar, providoof ne K30, xanthan gum, locust bean gum, talc, magnesium stearate and riboflavin sodium phosphate.

Buccastem M tablets are available in packs of 8 tablets.

The tablet is pale yellow and has JI on one side and is plain on the other.

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Adults aged 18 years and over:

One to two tablets to be placed under the lip for a maximum of 2 days.

Place the tablet high-up along the top gum under the upper lip either side of your mouth and allow it to dissolve slowly and completely. The tablet will soften and adhere to the gum, taking, for example, between 1 and 2 hours to dissolve completely.

Most people find that after a few minutes they no longer notice the tablet. The tablet should not be moved about the mouth with the tongue as this will cause it to dissolve more quickly.

If two tablets are required, the second tablet should be placed on the top gum adjacent to the first tablet, but not on top of it. The tablet(s) is best taken after meals. Do not chew or swallow the tablet.

If you wear dentures, the tablet(s) may be placed in any comfortable position between lip and gum.

If you forget to take a dose it is not necessary to double the dose next time. Just carry on taking the medicine at the recommended dose.

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Precautions to consider with the use of Buccastem M Buccal Tablets:

  • Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.
  • Do not take alcohol, tranquillisers, sedatives or drugs for high blood pressure (alpha adrenoreceptor blockers) without seeking medical advice as they can interact with this class of drug.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery if affected by drowsiness.

You should ask your doctor before taking Buccastem 3 mg Tablets if:
  • you are elderly
  • you are pregnant or breast feeding
  • you have problems with your liver
  • you have blood problems
  • you have epilepsy or Parkinson's disease
  • you have glaucoma
  • you have problems with your prostate gland