Vertin 8mg Tab is used to prevent and treat a disorder of the inner ear known as Ménières disease and the symptoms of this disease include dizziness (vertigo), ringing in the ears (tinnitus), and loss of hearing. The disease is probably caused by fluid in the ear. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.
The active ingredients of Vertin 8mg Tab is Betahistine 8 MG
Vertin 8mg Tab is a histamine analog which works by improving the blood flow in the inner ear as it reduces the pressure of excess fluid in it. Vertin 8mg Tab additionally dampens down the nerve signals sent from the inner ear to the brain relieving the symptoms of Ménière’s disease.
Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking this medicine
Vertin 8mg Tab is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this medicine. Some common side-effects are as follows:
Vertin 8mg Tab can be taken with food to avoid an upset stomach. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take this medicine at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.
Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take Vertin 8mg Tab as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses of this medicine at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
Bear in mind that it takes a few weeks for the medicine to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing you any good. You must keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.
Vertin 8mg Tab should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.
Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking this medicine, please contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:
It is best to take Vertin 8mg Tab only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:
safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? Since there is limited information available on the use of Vertin 8mg Tab in patients with kidney disease, it is advisable to consult your doctor and let him/her know in advance if you have any ailments related to the renal issues.
safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? Since there is limited information available on the use of Vertin 8mg Tab in patients with liver disease, it is advisable to consult your doctor and let him/her know in advance if you have any ailments related to the liver.
safe to use in pregnant women? There is limited information regarding the use of this medicine in pregnant women. Therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician.
safe to use in breastfeeding women? The effects pf this medicine in lactating women is not known. Therefore, whether this medicine may be used or not by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.
is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.
does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescription and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting Vertin 8mg Tab, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor.
Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patients health. It is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.
Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Do not start Vertin 8mg Tab on your own. Please consult your doctor.
Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
This medication is an anti-vertigo agent, prescribed for dizziness (vertigo). It causes vasodilatation in inner ear.
Betahistine affects the throwing up (vomiting) center in the brain
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food. Dose is based on patient’s condition. The recommended dose is ½ to 1 tablet (8mg), 4 times per day.
GI disturbances and headache.
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. - If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. - Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
If you have an allergy to betahistine or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have any of these health problems: Pheochromocytoma or ulcer disease.
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Feeling very tired or weak. Very bad belly pain. Black, tarry, or bloody stools. Throwing up blood. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Store it at room temperature (25-30°C). Keep away from children.
Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.
Vertin 8mg Tab is used to prevent and treat a disorder of the inner ear known as Ménière’s disease and the symptoms of this disease include dizziness (vertigo), ringing in the ears (tinnitus), and loss of hearing.
It is best to use this medicine as directed on the label or exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It is recommended not to use this tab in smaller or larger amounts or for a longer duration of time than recommended.
This medicine is best taken as recommended by the doctor.
Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this medicine, headache, feeling sick, indigestion (dyspepsia), stomach pain and bloating.
No. This tab does not make you drowsy. However, please tell your doctor about all other medicines that you may be taking as drug interactions may make you sleepy.
At a fixed time as per your doctor’s recommendations.
No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Please follow recommendations of your doctor correctly to avoid complications.
It can be taken with food to avoid an upset stomach.
Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to this medicine or any of its components, allergy to any other drugs, stomach ulcer, asthma, high or low blood pressure should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.
Giving medicines to children is complicated. Please consult your doctor before administering any drug to your child.
It usually depends on dose and duration that the medicine has been taken.
This medicine may not be safe but please consult your doctor.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is better to take it at a fixed time.
No. Prescription Required.
Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause interactions with this medicine.
Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).
No. Please swallow it whole.
The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor.
The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is subject to vary based on the individual and intended use.
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