Maxin 5 mg Tablet

Manufactured by Thrift Pharmaceuticals
Composition: Prochlorperazine
Prescription Required: Yes


Maxin 5 mg Tablet is an antipsychotic medicine that is used to relieve nausea and vomiting and that also controls the symptoms of schizophrenia. This medicine should be started at low doses and the dose should be increased gradually. Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly without informing the doctor since this may cause withdrawal symptoms.


Commonly asked questions for Maxin 5 mg Tablet

Onset of action

The effect of this medicine can be observed in 10 to 20 minutes after an intramuscular dose, 30 to 40 minutes after an intravenous and an oral dose, and 60 minutes after a rectal dose.

Duration of effect

The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 3 to 4 hours after an oral dose and an intramuscular dose, 3 to 12 hours after a rectal dose, and 10 to 12 hours after an extended release tablet.

Safe with alcohol?


Consumption of alcohol is not recommended with this medicine due to an increase in the risk of dizziness, seizures, and irregular heartbeats. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery while receiving this medicine.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendency has been reported.

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women except in very serious cases where potential benefits outweigh the risks. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

Usage while breast-feeding?

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before receiving this medicine.


List of substitutes for Maxin 5 mg Tablet

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Maxin 5 mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Acuvert 5 mg TabletAbbott India Ltd.
Nausetil 5 mg TabletIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Stemetil 5 mg TabletAbbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
Stimat 5 mg TabletZydus Cadila


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