Buccastem M Buccal Tablets can be used at the first sign of a migraine attack to help reduce the symptoms of nausea whilst your pain killer takes effect.
Once placed on the gum the Buccastem M tablet dissolves slowly, letting the medication enter your blood stream providing long lasting relief from nausea and vomiting for up to 12 hours.
Each Buccastem M tablet contains the active ingredient: Prochlorperazine maleate 3mg.Also contains : compressible sugar, povidone K30, xanthan gum, locust bean gum, talc, magnesium stearate and riboflavin sodium phosphate.
Direction for Use
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 firsttablet, 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.
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.