Zevert 8 MG Tablet
An anti-vertigo drug, Zevert 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 Zevert 8 MG Tablet 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 Zevert 8 MG Tablet:
- 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
- Zevert 8 MG Tablet 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 Zevert 8 MG Tablet 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
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Neurologist before using this medicine.
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.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Zevert 8 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Missed Dose instructionsIf you miss a dose of Zevert 8 MG Tablet, 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.
Zevert 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 Disease
PheochromocytomaThis medicine is not recommended in the patients with a condition called Pheochromocytoma.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholInteraction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Lab Test
LabInformation not available.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
Interaction with Medicine
Monoamine oxidase inhibitorsThe blood levels of Zevert 8 MG Tablet may increase if taken with Monoamine oxidase inhibitors like moclobemide, phenelzine, selegiline. This interaction may cause serious effects. Inform the doctor if you are receiving these medications. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
antihistaminesThe effect of Zevert 8 MG Tablet is not observed when given with antihistamines. Inform the doctor if you are receiving any antiallergy medications or cough preparations that contain antihistamines like diphenhydramine, cetirizine, chlorpheniramine. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Beta-2 agonistsZevert 8 MG Tablet may decrease the effect of bronchodilators. Inform the doctor if you are receiving any inhalers that contain salbutamol, salmeterol, fenoterol, formoterol. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
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