Vertipress 16 MG Tablet
An anti-vertigo drug, Vertipress 16 MG Tablet is used for the treatment of vertigo associated with the Meniere’s disease (a disorder of your inner ear). It 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 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. Listed below are certain precautions that you need to keep in mind before taking this drug:
- It may worsen the symptoms of breathing problems; hence talk to your doctor if you have asthma.
- Liver disease may result in the building up of medication in the body, causing more side effects.
- It may lead to an increase in the symptoms associated with a stomach ulcer. You must have a detailed discussion with your doctor about the effect of this drug.
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?No information available.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Vertipress 16 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Missed Dose instructionsIf you miss a dose of this drug, 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.
Overdose instructionsSeek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
This medication acts as 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.
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