Vertin 8 MG Tablet
An anti-vertigo drug, Vertin 8 MG 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 supposedly the reason for the sense of nausea, dizziness and vertigo related to the disease. It is available in the tablet form, to be taken orally.
The dosage of medicine 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.
Listed below are certain precautions that you need to keep in mind before taking medicine:
- The medicine may worsen the symptoms of breathing problems; hence talk to your doctor if you have asthma.
- A liver disease may result in the building up of medication in the body, causing more side effects.
- medicine may lead to an increase in the symptoms associated with stomach ulcer. You must have a detailed discussion with your doctor regarding the effect the medicine can have on you if you have stomach ulcer and whether you would require any special monitoring
- It is advisable not to use this medicine if you are pregnant.
The possible mild side effects of medicine are headache, heartburn, indigestion, bloating, nausea or vomiting. These symptoms generally go away in a few days. You can consult your doctor if they are persistent or bothersome. However, it is advisable to check with 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
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. 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. Discuss with your doctor about the potential benefits and risks of this medicine.
Is It safe with alcohol?It is advised not to consume alcohol along with the medicine as it increases the chances of dizziness and other side effects.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?It is advised not to consume alcohol along with the medicine as it increases the chances of dizziness and other side effects.
Does this affect kidney function?Much information is not available about the effect on the function of kidney due to the consumption of medicine but it is advised to drink a lot of water to prevent any gastrointestinal disease.
Does this affect liver function?Any patient with the history of any liver disease is advised to consult the doctor before taking medicine. Any injury in the liver will lead to accumulation of the drug in the body.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Vertin 8 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of medicine, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If its 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.
Vertin 8 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 Alcohol
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Interaction with Disease
PheochromocytomaPatients suffering from Pheochromocytoma are advised not to take medicine. In case of necessity the patient must inform the doctor about the presence of the above mentioned disease.
Interaction with Food
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