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Westel 5 Mg Tablet

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Westel 5 Mg Tablet

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Prochlorperazine साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Westel Information

Westel Benefits & Uses

Westel is used to treat the following -

Westel Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Westel

Prochlorperazine

Westel Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Westel is used -

  1. Drowsiness
  2. Orthostatic Hypotension (Sudden Lowering of Blood Pressure on Standing)
  3. Insomnia Mild
  4. Headache Mild
  5. Urine Retention
  6. Constipation Moderate
  7. Jaundice Moderate
  8. Seizures (uncontrollable jerking of limbs)
  9. Weight gain
  10. Dry Mouth Severe

Westel Related Warnings

Is the use of Westel safe for pregnant women?

No research has been done to ascertain the safety of Westel in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, it is best to ask a doctor to know if you can take it.

Unknown

Is the use of Westel safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Westel. Immediately discontinue Westel if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

Moderate

What is the effect of Westel on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Westel on kidney have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Westel on the Liver?

Westel is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Westel on the Heart?

Side effects of Westel rarely affect the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Westel with Other Drugs

Westel should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Westel Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Westel unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Parkinson's Disease
  2. Tardive Dyskinesia
  3. Heart Disease
  4. Diabetes
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Kidney Disease
  7. Breast Cancer

Frequently asked Questions about Westel

Is this Westel habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Westel has not been reported.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Westel you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Westel only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Westel is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Westel Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Westel

Taking Westel with food does not cause any problems.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Westel

Taking Westel with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

Severe

Details

सामग्री 10 Tablets(S)
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Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Prochlorperazine edisylate
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 168,177,178