What is Trimethobenzamide?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Trimethobenzamide is an antiemetic medication used for the treatment of nausea and vomiting.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Nausea 13 9
Migraine headaches 2 0
Adjustment disorder 1 3
Increase effect of another treatment 1 0
Parkinson's disease 1 1

Show all 6 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 9

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Trimethobenzamide

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Trimethobenzamide

Dosage Patients
300 mg daily 1
300 mg three times daily 1
300mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Trimethobenzamide

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 4
Other 4
Did not seem to work 1
See all 8 patients who've stopped taking Trimethobenzamide

Duration

Currently taking Trimethobenzamide

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped taking Trimethobenzamide

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 5
6 months - 1 year 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 9
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 9
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 3
Not specified 6

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Trimethobenzamide after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Ondansetron (Zofran) 1
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3 patient evaluations for Trimethobenzamide

Apr 19, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nausea)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It works for nausea, and I don't think I ever experience side effects. I try not to take it often, because I think if your body is nauseas, it is telling you there is poison that you need to rid yourself of.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 6, 2011 (Started Oct 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nausea)
  • Side effects
    Mild (daytime sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: daytime sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

May 23, 2009 (Started Jan 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nausea)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: doesn't help me but have had many other antinausea meds that didn't help either
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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