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Dizitac Tablet

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Cinnarizine, Dimenhydrinate
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 27, 2019

Dizitac is a combination medicine containing Cinnarizine and Dimenhydrinate. It treats balance disorders in Ménière's disease and its related symptoms like vertigo, ringing in the ears, nausea and vomiting.

This medication should be used with caution in the elderly, women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, patients with liver or kidney problems, Parkinson's disease or a blood disorder called acute porphyria. It should not be used in people who are allergic to this drug or any other ingredient in it.

the medicine should be taken after meals to avoid stomach upset. Your prescription depends on your gender, age, medical condition, use of certain interacting medicines and response to therapy.

Primary use of this medication is as follows

The medication is known to cause fewer side effects like

  • Drowsiness

  • Weight Gain

  • Indigestion

  • Nausea Or Vomiting

  • Stomach Discomfort And Pain

  • Excessive Sweating

  • Unusual Tiredness And Weakness

  • Headache

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for 6-8 hours in most cases.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within an hour of oral administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women mst consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women are advised to consult doctor before using this medication.

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

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  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected.

This medication works by preventing the relay of repetitive messages from the nerves in the inner ears to the vomiting center in the brain. It also has antimuscarinic effect but is mainly a H1-antagonist. This tablet mainly functions by preventing the stimulation of vestibule and labyrinth thereby suppressing vertigo, vomiting, dizziness and nausea during linear or angular acceleration motions.

Ques: what is Dizitac tablet?

Ans: Dizitac Tablet belongs to the group of medicine known as the antihistamines which are used to treat balance disorders like Ménière's disease. It contains Cinnarizine and Dimenhydrinate as active ingredients. This tablet works by acting as an antagonist of vasoconstrictive agents which is an inhibitor of the vestibular system.

Ques: What is the use of dizitac tablet?

Ans: It is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions like vertigo of motion sickness, dizziness, cerebrovascular origin, and motion sickness.

Ques: What are the side effects of Dizitac tablet?

Ans: The side effects include epigastric distress, blurred vision, urinary retention, drowsiness, and weight gain. Apart from these, it can further lead to gastrointestinal disorders, epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting, and fatigue. If any of these symptoms occur often or on daily basis, a doctor should be urgently consulted.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Dizitac tablet ?

Ans: Dizitac Tablet should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: How long do I need to use dizitac tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 6 hours to 3 months. Please consult your doctor, for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use dizitac tablet?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day, as the time interval to which this medication has an impact, is around 12 to 24 hours. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use dizitac tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. The salts involved in this medication, work properly on an empty stomach. Taking it with food may upset your stomach. Please consult the doctor before use.
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About Dizitac Tablet
What are the uses of Dizitac Tablet
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What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
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