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Buccastem Buccal Tablets

Buccastem Buccal Tablets

Pack Size: 8 tablets
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Age: 18 years + Pregnancy: Not suitable Breastfeeding: Not suitable

Anyone who suffers from migraines will know just how painful and debilitating this condition can be, and amongst the symptoms that can stem from migraines are nausea and vomiting. In order to combat this unpleasant symptoms one very effective product you can use is Buccastem M Buccal Tablets.

Pharmacist Tip

When you feel a migraine starting act fast, as they can be unreactive to medication after a couple of hours. Soluble, dissolvable tablets or the Actifast range of Panadol tablets disperse quicker and are absorbed faster than conventional tablets.

The terrible pain caused by migraines can be bad enough but when you have accompanying symptoms such as nausea and vomiting you end up feeling even worse. When you use Buccastem M Buccal Tablets, you can combat these unpleasant migraine symptoms to ease the pain and discomfort you experience when migraines strike.

You can take these tablets when a migraine first strikes in order to minimise the risk of nausea and vomiting. You simply place these tablets in your mouth, placing them on the gum, and let them dissolve, which makes them easy to administer and helps to provide long lasting relief.

Buccastem M can also be used to control sickness caused by food poisoning at home or abroad. It doesn't need to be swallowed so it is an effective treatment even in serious cases before getting medical attention.

Adults, including the elderly 18 years and over:

Place one or two tablets between the lip and the gum, twice a day for a maximum of 2 days.

The tablet will stick and dissolve slowly over time. Do not swallow. These tablets are designed to dissolve slowly in the mouth and be absorbed directly in to the blood stream.

Children under 12: Not recommended

Please do not exceed the maximum daily dose of 2 tablets a day.

The active ingredients contained in this medicine is/are:

Prochlorperazine Maleate 3mg

The medicine also contains the following inactive ingredients to make up the complete product:

Sucrose, Povidone K30, Xanthan Gum, Locust Bean Gum, Talc, Magnesium Stearate and Riboflavin Sodium Phosphate.

Not everyone will experience side effects when they take medication, however if you do they can include:

Drowsiness, dizziness, dry mouth, inability to sleep (insomnia), agitation, mild skin reactions and low blood pressure particularly in elderly or dehydrated patients (this makes you feel dizzy or faint, particularly when you stand up).

Occasionally, local irritation to the gum and mouth may occur and medicines of this type may cause abnormal movements like tremors and muscle rigidity,

If you are concerned about these effects, or if the product affects you in any other way, stop using it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Reading the following warnings carefully will help to ensure you are selecting an appropriate product.

Only use this medicine if migraine has previously been diagnosed by your doctor.

Do not take Buccastem M Tablets if:

  • you are allergic to any of the ingredients.
  • you are pregnant or you think you might be pregnant, or breast feeding.
  • You have problems with your liver.
  • You have blood problems.
  • You have epilepsy or Parkinson's Disease.
  • You have glaucoma.
  • You have problems with your prostate gland.
  • You are under 18 years of age. 

Tell your pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, especially sedatives, tranquillisers, blood thinning medicines, water tablets, propranolol or anticonvulsants, or any drug for depression, Parkinson's Disease or high blood pressure.

Alcohol can interact with Buccastem M Tablets.

Do not drive or operate machinery if affected by drowsiness.

Please read all packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.

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We offer free UK standard delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Delivery - 2/3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Delivery - 1/2 day delivery - £4.45
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 1pm) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 1pm - £10.45

The cut-off for same day dispatch of orders is 4pm. Orders processed after this time will be dispatched the following working day. Orders are dispatched Monday - Friday. Orders will not be processed on weekends or bank holidays.

We ensure all deliveries are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods.

Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt. 

Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.

Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 


We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.

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The Independent Pharmacy is an online pharmacy and online doctor service is owned and operated by ABSM Healthcare Ltd (Company Reg. 08515600) and Red Label Medical Ltd (Company Reg. 08676338). All information that appears on this website is intended for information purposes only and should be used to supplement, not replace, your relationship with your local healthcare professionals. You should consult your doctor if you think you may have a health problem or before you start taking a new medicine. Please ensure you always read the information leaflets supplied with any medicinal products.For more information see our policies and terms and conditions at the bottom of every page. © 2014 ABSM Healthcare Ltd. All rights reserved.
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