Merislon 6 MG Tablet
As an anti-vertigo drug, Merislon tablet is used for the treatment of Meniere’s disease (disorder of your inner ear). The medicine decreases the pressure in your ears, which is supposedly the reason for the sense of nausea, dizziness and vertigo related to the disease.
Below are certain precautions that you need to keep in mind before taking this tablet:
- The medicine may worsen the symptoms of breathing problems, hence talk to your doctor if you have asthma.
- This tablet may lead to an increase in the symptoms associated with stomach ulcer.
- It is advisable not to use this medicine if you are pregnant
It is advisable to consult your doctor as early as possible if you face the following symptoms:
- A sign of a severe allergic reaction, symptoms include swelling of your face and throat, hives or difficulty in breathing.
- Itching or rashes.
- Pain in the stomach.
This medication is used to treat the following condition
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this tablet 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. It is well observed orally. The presence of food may delay the absorption of this medicine.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss with your doctor about the potential benefits and risks of this medicine.
Is it habit forming?Habit forming tendencies were reported
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
This 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
DiseaseThis tablet interacts with Pheochromocytoma.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThis medication interacts with Monoamine oxidase inhibitors, antihistamines, Beta-2 agonists and others.
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