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Vertin Od 24 MG Tablet 7

Vertin Od 24 MG Tablet 7

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    • Rs. 133.00

    Uses :

    Vertin tablet is used to treat vertigo, tinnitus and hearing problems associated with Meniere’s disease. It is also used to treat nausea associated with vertigo.

    Mode of drug action


    Medicine Vertin contains betahistine which is similar to natural substance called histamine. An imbalance of the fluid present in the inner ear causes nausea, dizziness, spinning sensations or hearing loss. Betahistine acts on the histamine receptors by improving the blood flow and reducing the pressure of the fluid present in the inner ear. Thus, tab Vertin relieves the symptoms such as hearing loss and dizziness.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side effects of Vertin tablet include feeling sick, headache, indigestion, vomiting, abdominal pain, bloating, skin reactions such as hives, rash or itching, and allergic reactions such as swelling of face, throat, and tongue.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Unsafe Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Vertin drug is a histamine analogue and when used with antihistamines such as cetirizine, it is less effective. So, avoid using betahistine with cetirizine.

    • The drug should be taken only after the meals so as to reduce its side effects.

    • The drug should be used with caution in the patients with peptic ulcer and asthma.

    • The drug should be avoided by the patients who are allergic to betahistine and the patients with pheochromocytoma.

    • Additional monitoring is required in the patients taking monoamine-oxidase inhibitors as they may increase the blood levels of betahistine.

    What else should I know?

    1. I am using loratadine for allergic rhinitis. Can I use betahistine to relieve nausea and dizziness? Loratadine is an antihistamine and should be avoided while taking betahistine as it decreases the effects. Consult your doctor before taking the medication.

    2. Can I use betahistine for relieving tinnitus and dizziness if I have peptic ulcers? No. Betahistine may increase the risk of excess acid production in the stomach and can worsen the condition. Seek medical advice before taking the drug.

    3. Is betahistine drug used to treat giddiness? Yes. Betahistine is used to treat giddiness and tinnitus. Follow your doctor’s advice regarding the use of the drug.

    4. Can I use betahistine during pregnancy? No. The safety of betahistine in pregnancy is not yet established. You must seek medical advice before using the drug.

    5. What should I avoid while taking betahistine? One of the common side effects of betahistine is drowsiness. Therefore, you must avoid driving and working on heavy machines while taking the drug.

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