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Vertiford 16 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Leeford Healthcare
Medicine composition: Betahistine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 02, 2019

This medication is an anti-vertigo drug. It 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 supposedly the reason for the sense of nausea, dizziness and vertigo related to the disease.

The dosage of this drug 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. Do not use this medication if you are allergic to it.

This tablet is helpful against the following conditions:

Common side effects of this medicine include:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect 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.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    It 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?

    It is not recommended for breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss with your doctor about the potential benefits and risks of this medicine.

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

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    The missed dose should be taken immediately.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

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

The drug 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 Medicine

    Medicine

    The drug interacts with monoamine oxidase inhibitors, antihistamines and Beta-2 agonists.

Ques: What is Vertiford 16 MG Tablet?

Ans: Vertiford tablet is a medication which has Betahistine as an active ingredient present in it. This medicine performs its action by obstructing the release of histamine (chemical messengers) in the brain.

Ques: What are the uses of Vertiford 16 MG Tablet?

Ans: Vertiford 16 mg is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like Meniere’s disease and vertigo.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Vertiford 16 MG Tablet?

Ans: Nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness and difficulty in breathing are possible side effects.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Vertiford 16 MG Tablet?

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