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Stugil D 20Mg/40Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Strides shasun Ltd
Medicine composition: Cinnarizine, Dimenhydrinate
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 29, 2019

Stugil D 20Mg/40Mg Tablet a type of anti-histamine drug, is used to treat balance disorders such as in Ménière's disease, including vertigo, ringing in the ears, nausea and vomiting. Benefits of being on this drug also include relief from, or prevention of, the symptoms of travel sickness.

Side effects experienced while taking Stugil D 20Mg/40Mg Tablet range from being mild to quite severe. Some possible side effects include dry mouth, sweating, headache, lethargy, skin problems, gastrointestinal irritation, muscle rigidity, hypersensitivity reactions, as well as movement problems, and tremor. It is also known to increase the risk of having acute and chronic parkinsonism. Overdosing can cause symptoms such as somnolence, hypotonia, coma, vomiting, stupor, and convulsions.

Stugil D 20Mg/40Mg Tablet should be used with caution in the elderly, women who are pregnant or who are 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, and in children under the age of 5. If you are taking any medicines to cure sleeplessness, anxiety or depression then inform your doctor.

This medication is usually recommended to be taken by mouth, usually three-times daily for balance problems or every 8 hours during travel for travel sickness. Tablets 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.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Allergist/Immunologist before using this medicine.
  • Motion Sickness

    This medicine is used to prevent and treat sickness and dizziness associated with motion sickness
  • Vertigo And Vestibular Disorders

    This medicine is used to treat vertigo and other symptoms caused by balance and movement problems such as sickness, vomiting, ringing of ears. It is also used to treat similar symptoms of Meniere's disease.
  • Heart And Blood Vessel Disorder

    This medicine is also sometimes used to treat blood circulation disorders caused due to narrowing of vessels.
  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Stugil D 20Mg/40Mg Tablet or any other component present along with it.
  • Depression

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you suffer from depression or any other depressive disorders.
  • Porphyria

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from a rare genetic condition affecting the blood and the skin.
  • Drowsiness

    N/A
  • Weight Gain

  • Indigestion

  • Nausea Or Vomiting

  • Stomach Discomfort And Pain

  • Excessive Sweating

  • Unusual Tiredness And Weakness

  • Headache

  • Dry Mouth

  • Twitching And Unusual Movement Of Muscles

  • Yellow Colored Eyes Or Skin

  • Excessive Salivation

  • Swelling Of Face, Lips, Eyelids, Tongue, Hands And Feet

  • Depressed Mood

  • Muscle Stiffness

  • 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?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor and discuss the benefits and risks associated with the use of this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

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

    This medicine is not recommended for use by a breastfeeding woman unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor and discuss the benefits and risks associated with the use of this medicine. It is advised to discontinue breastfeeding while the medicine is being taken.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Stugil D 20Mg/40Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

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  • 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.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include drowsiness, tiredness, increased heart rate, mild agitation etc.
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This medication works by preventing the relay of repetitive messages from the nerves in the inner ear to the vomiting centre in the brain.

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

    Parkinson's Disease

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from Parkinson's disease. It should be used only when the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved with use.

    Porphyria

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a genetic disorder of the blood and skin (Porphyria). The risk of adverse effects are significantly high and hence your doctor may suggest a suitable alternative.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Ethanol

    Avoid or limit the uptake of alcohol while using this medicine. It is advised to refrain from driving a vehicle or operating a heavy machinery while taking this medicine.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Skin sensitivity test

    Report the use of this medicine to the doctor before a skin sensitivity test. This medicine may interfere with the procedure and may give false negative results. Use of this medicine should stop at least 4 days before the test is conducted.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Amitriptyline

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring of symptoms while using these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.

    Tramadol

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may need a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring to safely use these medicines together.

    Chlorpromazine

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may need a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring to safely use these medicines together.

    Diazepam

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may need a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring to safely use these medicines together.
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