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Comptil 5mg Tablets

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Comptil 5 MG Description

Comptil tablet is mainly used for short-term treatment of severe nausea and vomiting induced by medications like anti-cancer medicines, radiotherapy, post procedures/surgeries, diseases, migraine, et

c. Managing the symptoms of schizophrenia and anxiety in cases where other medicines cannot control them is one of the uses of the Comptil tablet. Comptil tablet contains Prochlorperazine as its main ingredient. It is an antiemetic (controls vomiting) and antipsychotic medication. The mode of action of Comptil tablets is by lowering the abnormal electrical activity and excitement in the brain. Directions for the use of Comptil tablets should be strictly followed. It is not meant for children under two or those who weigh less than 9 kilograms. It may cause death in older adults with dementia-related psychosis. This medicine is not addictive but may cause dependency if used long-term. Suddenly stopping this medicine may cause withdrawal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, lightheadedness, and tremors all over the body. Side effects of Comptil tablets include appetite increase, drowsiness, dizziness, menstrual irregularities, blurred vision, skin reactions, and low blood pressure.


Product Summary

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ContainsProchlorperazine(5.0 Mg)
UsesTreatment of Nausea and vomiting
Side effectsHeadache, Dizziness, Abdominal discomfort, Mild constipation, Low blood pressure (hypotension), Chest pain, Drowsiness, Menstrual irregularities, Blurred vision, Skin reactions
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Uses of Comptil 5 MG

  • As per CDSCO and USFDA, the Comptil tablet is used in the following conditions:
  • To treat nausea and vomiting in severe cases and only for the short term.
  • To manage the signs of schizophrenia (a mental illness that causes disturbed or uncommon thinking, loss of interest in life, and strong or improper emotions).
  • To manage anxiety for a short time in people who do not respond to other medications.

Contraindications of Comptil 5 MG

  • Comptil tablet is contraindicated in the following cases:
  • If you have a known hypersensitivity to Prochlorperazine or any component of Comptil tablet
  • If you are an older adult with dementia-related psychosis; this medicine increases the risk of death
  • If you are under treatment with different antipsychotic medication
  • If you are unconscious or have central nervous system (CNS) depression (steady decline of breathing)
  • If you have neuroleptic malignant syndrome (a neuromuscular disorder)
  • If you are a child under two and weigh less than 9 kilograms
  • If you have tardive dyskinesia (sudden jerky movements)
  • If you have a tumour on your adrenal gland (pheochromocytoma)
  • If you have been diagnosed with a prolactin-dependent tumour. This medicine can increase prolactin levels
  • If you are expectant or planning for a pregnancy

Side effects of Comptil 5 MG

  • Comptil tablets have the following side effects:
  • Increase in appetite
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Menstrual irregularities
  • Blurred vision
  • Skin reactions
  • Low blood pressure

Precautions and Warnings of Comptil 5 MG



Can I take Comptil 5 mg tablets during pregnancy?
No. You can not take Comptil tablets during pregnancy due to a lack of safety data. It may result in harmful side effects on the foetus. Do not use Comptil tablets in pregnancy before consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Comptil 5 mg tablets while breastfeeding?
No. The ingredients of Comptil tablets can transfer into breast milk and lead to complications in the baby's health. Do not take Comptil tablets if you are nursing. Consult your doctor.


Can I drive if I have taken a Comptil 5 mg tablet?
Comptil tablets may affect your ability to drive. This medicine can lower alertness, slow down reflexes, affect vision, and make you feel lightheaded or sleepy. Do not drive if you are having any of the side effects of this medicine.


Can I consume alcohol with Comptil 5 mg tablets?
No, do not consume alcohol with Comptil tablets. Alcohol increases the severity of side effects of Comptil tablets, such as vomiting, sleepiness, dizziness, blurred vision, liver injury, etc. It also worsens the condition of the disorder for which you are using the Comptil tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a low white blood cell count (leukopenia or neutropenia). It makes you more prone to infections.
  • You have been diagnosed with a seizure disorder (fits) and are currently using medications.
  • You have certain pre-existing liver diseases.
  • You are suffering from any pre-existing heart illness. This medicine can cause changes to heart rhythm.
  • You are suffering from skin allergies after taking this medicine.
  • You notice any sudden involuntary muscle movements.
  • You have low blood pressure. This medicine causes orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure with changing position).
  • Your child has an infection like chickenpox, measles, stomach infections, etc., do not administer this medicine to a sick child. Consult your doctor.

Mode of Action of Comptil 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Comptil tablets contain Prochlorperazine as their main ingredient. This medicine belongs to a group of medications called phenothiazines or antiemetics. They work by blocking the action of a neurotran...
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Directions for Use of Comptil 5 MG

  • Take Comptil tablets precisely as advised by the doctor.
  • Read the label thoroughly before use.
  • Do not exceed the dose, even if you cannot feel its effects.
  • Take this tablet orally as per the doctor's recommended dose and duration.
  • Take this tablet with or without food, depending on your doctor's advice.
  • Do not use it with other medications without consulting your doctor.

Interactions of Comptil 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Many medications can interact with Comptil tablets and cause side effects or change the effectiveness of the medicine. Inform your doctor if you take any of these medicines. The doctor may adjust the ...
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  • Blood thinners like warfarin
  • Atropine
  • Phenobarbitals like membutal or luminal
  • Diuretics
  • Allergy medications
  • Sedatives and tranquillisers
  • Lithium
  • Seek medical advice if you are using similar medications or phenothiazines such as chlorpromazine, fluphenazine, perphenazine, etc. They can cause dose-related side effects.

Interactions with food items

  • There is not much data available on food interactions with Comptil tablets.

Storage and disposal of Comptil 5 MG

Store Comptil tablets at room temperature in a cool and dry area, away from sunlight. Take the pill immediately after opening its packaging. Keep Comptil tablets away from children and pets. Dispos...
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Dosage of Comptil 5 MG


Comptil tablet overdose can cause central nervous system (CNS) depression symptoms to the point of somnolence or loss of consciousness. Other possible side effects are convulsions, visual disturbances...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a single dose of Comptil tablet, take it as soon as possible. If you recall missing a dose when it is time to take the next dose, skip the missed Comptil tablet and continue with yo...
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Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I take Comptil tablets if I have liver disease?

A: Comptil tablet is not removed from the body properly in patients with moderate or severe liver impairment, resulting in side effects and toxicity. Please consult your doctor.

Q: Can I have any food while taking a Comptil tablet?

A: Eating deep-fried or oily food can increase the severity of nausea and vomiting, for which you are using a Comptil tablet. It is advisable to have easily digestible food that does not cause nausea and vomiting.

Q: Is Comptil Tablet safe to use in children?

A: Comptil tablet is safe to use in children over the age of 2, and who weigh more than 9 kilograms. Talk to your doctor if the child is below two or weighs lesser. The safety of this medicine in children under two has not been tested.
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