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
Nausea and vomiting 2 3
Adjustment Disorder 1 3
Gallbladder problems 1 0
Increase effect of another treatment 1 0

Show all 8 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 8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Trimethobenzamide

Side effect Patients
Daytime sleepiness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Trimethobenzamide

Dosage Patients
300mg as needed 2
300 mg daily 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
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Duration

Currently taking Trimethobenzamide

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Trimethobenzamide

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 5
6 months - 1 year 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 8
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 8
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 2
Not specified 6
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3 patient evaluations for Trimethobenzamide

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MargotGlass
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MargotGlass
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 33
Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: vb
I have:
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

See MargotGlass's full Trimethobenzamide history

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.

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BAWAlex
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BAWAlex
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: vb
I have:
Parkinson's

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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

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anne ball
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anne ball
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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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

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