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BUCCASTEM (prochlorperazine) is a medication prescribed to treat nausea and vomiting. It is a buccal tablet, which means it’s placed between the gums and the lips, where it slowly releases medication over one to two hours.
Prochlorperazine is available in the United States, but this particular buccal formulation is not.
BUCCASTEM works by blocking dopamine receptors in the brain. Dopamine is responsible for several functions of the body, including temperature regulation, muscle tone, and vomiting. By blocking these receptors, BUCCASTEM helps to treat nausea and vomiting.
Take BUCCASTEM exactly as directed by your doctor.
The normal dose is 3-6 mg by mouth between the lips and gums twice daily. Leave BUCCASTEM in place for one to two hours while it slowly dissolves. Do not move BUCCASTEM around, as this may cause it to dissolve too quickly and increase certain side effects.
Do not take BUCCASTEM longer than two days unless directed by your doctor.
The active ingredient in BUCCASTEM is prochlorperazine. It comes as BUCCASTEM 3 mg tablets.
BUCCASTEM has drug interactions with the following types of medications:
Tell your doctor if you use any medications in these classes before you start using BUCCASTEM.
Tell your doctor if you have a history of low blood pressure or heart problems.
BUCCASTEM may increase the risk of falls, especially in older adults and those with low blood pressure.
Tell your doctor if you experience any visual problems while taking BUCCASTEM.
Common BUCCASTEM side effects include:
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Buccastem [package insert].Hereford, UK: Alliance Pharmaceuticals; 2020.