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Zevert 16 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Betahistine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 04, 2019

An anti-vertigo drug, this medicine is used for the treatment of vertigo associated with the Meniere’s disease (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.

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. The tablet may lead to an increase in the symptoms associated with stomach ulcer.

The medication is used for the treatment of conditions like:

Common side effects of this medicine include:

  • 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.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult a doctor before using this medication.
  • Is it habit forming?

    Habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medication is not recommended for breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary.

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

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember.
  • 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 Disease

    Disease

    Patients suffering from Pheochromocytoma should use some other safer alternative.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
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About Zevert 16 MG Tablet
What are the uses of Zevert 16 MG Tablet
What are the contraindications of Zevert 16 MG Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Zevert 16 MG Tablet ?
Key highlights of Zevert 16 MG Tablet
What are the substitutes for Zevert 16 MG Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Zevert 16 MG Tablet ?