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Betavert 16 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Betahistine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: October 11, 2019

An anti-vertigo drug, Betavert tablet is used for the treatment of vertigo associated with the Meniere’s disease (disorder of your inner ear). The medicine decreases the pressure in your ears which is the reason for the sense of nausea, dizziness and vertigo related to the disease.

The dosage of this medication depends on your overall general health, the severity of the condition and how your body reacts to the first dose. You must follow the instructions of your doctor and complete the course of this medicine. If you miss a dose you can take it later, but do not take two doses at once to make up for a missed dose.

The drug may worsen the symptoms of breathing problems; hence talk to your doctor if you have asthma. It is advisable not to use this medicine if you are pregnant.

This drug is used to treat the following:

The side effects of this drug are mentioned below:

  • Headache

  • Difficulty In Breathing

  • Chest Tightness

  • Flatulence

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 16 to 17 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    No sufficient information is available about the peak levels of this medicine in the body. The presence of food may delay the absorption of this medicine.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Women who are pregnant must consult doctor before using this drug.
  • Is it habit forming?

    Habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women must consult doctor before using this drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Betavert 16 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of this medication, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it's almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Betavert 16 MG Tablet is a histamine analogue. It works as a partial histamine H1 receptor agonist and histamine H3-receptor antagonist, thus reduces the pressure in the inner ear by increasing the blood flow.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease


    This medicine is not recommended in the patients with a condition called Pheochromocytoma.
  • Interaction with Alcohol


    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test


    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine


    This drug interacts with Monoamine oxidase inhibitors, Beta-2 agonists and Antihistamine.
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