Buccastem M Tablets (8)

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  • For the treatment of nausea and vomiting associated with migraine.
  • Fast acting
  • Dissolved between lip and gum.
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  • For the treatment of nausea and vomiting associated with migraine.
  • Fast acting
  • Dissolved between lip and gum.
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Product Information
Buccastem M tablets are effective in treating nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting (being sick) associated with migraine.

Buccastem M tablets contain prochlorperazine maleate. This medicine is effective in treating nausea and vomiting associated with migraine.
The recommended dose is one or two tablets twice a day for a maximum of 2 days, for
adults aged 18 years or over.
  • Place the tablet high up along your top gum, under the upper lip either side of your mouth. The tablet must not be swallowed whole or chewed.
  • The tablet will soften and adhere to the gum. Allow it to dissolve slowly and completely - this may take between 1 and 2 hours. 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 too quickly.
  • If you wear dentures, the tablet may be placed in any comfortable position between your lip and gum.

The tablet(s) is best taken after meals.
Each tablet contains 3 mg of the active ingredient prochlorperazine maleate.
The other ingredients are: compressible sugar (sucrose), povidone K30, xanthan gum, locust bean gum, talc, magnesium stearate and riboflavin sodium phosphate.
Suitable For
Suitable For adults and children over the age of 6 years.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Buccastem M Tablets:
  • if you are elderly
  • if you were born with or have a family history of prolonged QT interval, or if you have
    acquired QT prolongation (seen on ECG, electrical recording of the heart)
  • if you have heart disorders or have a history of heart attack (myocardial infarction)
  • if you have salt imbalance in the blood (especially low level of potassium or magnesium)
  • if you have risk factors for a blood clot or stroke such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, diabetes or smoking
  • if you or someone else in your family has a history of blood clots, as medicines like these have been associated with formation of blood clots
  • if you have a condition called myasthenia gravis, which causes muscle weakness
  • if you have AIDS.

Buccastem M Tablets may cause you to be more sensitive to sunlight. When taking Buccastem M
Tablets it is particularly important that you should avoid exposure to direct sunlight and use sunscreen
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