Vertin OD 24 mg 7 Tablets

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About

Prescription status:

 Prescription required

 

Manufacturer Name: 

Abbott India Ltd.

 

Drug classification: 

Aralkylamines

 

What is this used for:

  • Ménière's disease symptoms like Dizziness (vertigo), ringing in the ears (tinnitus), hearing loss, nausea, etc.

 

When to not take this medicine:

  • Allergic to betahistine or to any of the other ingredients present along with it.
  • If you have a pheochromocytoma, a rare tumour of the adrenal gland.
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Severe hypotension
  • Galactose intolerance
  • Bronchial Asthma

 

How should i take the medicine:

Take this medicine with an adequate amount of water as directed by the physician. Do not take this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.

 

How this medicine works:

It works by increasing the effect of a natural substance called histamine in your inner ear which helps in decreasing vertigo and other similar effects

 

Side effects

  • Feeling sick (less common)
  • Indigestion (common)
  • Headache (less common)
  • Stomach pain (rare)
  • Stomach swelling (rare)

 

Pregnancy warning: Not Assigned (Unknown)

Use of this medicine is not recommended for individuals who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant unless absolutely necessary as the safety and efficacy of this medicine is not well established. Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Lactation warning:

Use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative on the basis of creatinine clearance values.

 

Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.

 

Drug interactions:

  • Aripiprazole- Unknown

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. The use of these medicines are not recommended as they may cause adverse reactions. Inform your doctor about the use of these medicines. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient.


  • Cimetidine- Unknown

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. The use of these medicines are not recommended as they may reduce effectiveness when used together. Inform your doctor about the use of these medicines. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient.


  • Cinnarizine- Unknown

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. The use of these medicines are not recommended as they may reduce effectiveness when used together. Inform your doctor about the use of these medicines. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient.


  • Dexchlorpheniramine- Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. The use of these medicines are not recommended as they may reduce effectiveness when used together. Inform your doctor about the use of these medicines. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient.


  • Acrivastine-Unknown

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. The use of these medicines are not recommended as they may reduce effectiveness when used together. Inform your doctor about the use of these medicines. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient.


  • Benzphetamine- Unknown

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. The use of these medicines are not recommended as they may decrease the sedative and stimulatory effects of either of the medicines and may cause adverse reactions. Inform your doctor about the use of these medicines. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient.

 

Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while receiving/taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.

 

Food interactions: N/A

 

Expert Advice:

  1. This medicine is recommended to be taken along or after food to reduce stomach problems
  2. Betahistine is not recommended for those under 18 years old
  3. Report any side effects like nausea, vomiting, etc.experienced immediately to the doctor.

 

Missed dose instructions:

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. However if it is almost the for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.

 

Over dose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.

 

Storage Instructions:

  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. 
  • This medicinal product does not require any special storage conditions. 
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the label (EXP).The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. 
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. \Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment. 


References:

  1. DrugBank [Internet]. Go.drugbank.com. 2020 [cited 12 October 2020]. Available from: https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB06698
  2. Betahistine dihydrochloride 16 mg tablets - Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) - (emc) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2020 [cited 12 October 2020]. Available from: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/4160/pil#gref
  3. Betahistine: medicine used to treat the symptoms of Ménière's disease [Internet]. nhs.uk. 2020 [cited 12 October 2020]. Available from: https://www.nhs.uk/medicines/betahistine/


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