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1 year ago
Why is the use of Betahistine contraindicated in patients with pheochromocytoma?
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1 year ago
Pheochromocytoma is an adrenal gland tumor and it causes excessive release of hormones like epinephrine and norepinephrine that control heart rate, metabolism, and blood pressure. Betahistine may provoke the release of hormones like epinephrine and norepinephrine from the site of this tumor and cause a hypertensive crisis which can be life threatening.
The information given above is for Betahistine which is the active ingredient of Betahistine.
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1 year ago
Can I use Betahistine for motion sickness?
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1 year ago
No, Betahistine is not indicated for the treatment of motion sickness as the present clinical data has not proven its efficacy. Motion sickness is a feeling of nausea and lightheadedness when you travel by train, car or by plane. Betahistine is used for decreasing the episodes of recurrent vertigo (spinning sensation) associated with Ménière’s disease (an ear disease).
The information given above is for Betahistine which is the active ingredient of Betahistine.
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1 year ago
When should I stop taking Betahistine?
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1 year ago
Do not stop taking Betahistine until you are asked by your doctor to do so. Keep taking it for as long as your doctor has asked you to. You may need to take Betahistine up to 6 months or more for the right effect to come.
The information given above is for Betahistine which is the active ingredient of Betahistine.
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1 year ago
Is Betahistine safe?
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1 year ago
Betahistine is safe if used for a prescribed duration in doses as prescribed by your doctor. However, there are some very common side effects that you can experience at effective doses with its use like headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
The information given above is for Betahistine which is the active ingredient of Betahistine.
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1 year ago
Is Betahistine a beta blocker?
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1 year ago
No, Betahistine is not a beta blocker. It is a histamine analog used to treat vertigo, tinnitus and hearing loss associated with Ménière's syndrome. It can cause a small fall in blood pressure due to its property to dilate blood vessels.
The information given above is for Betahistine which is the active ingredient of Betahistine.
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1 year ago
What are the uses of Betahistine?
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1 year ago
The common side effects seen with use of Betahistine are: Meniere's disease
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1 year ago
Is Betahistine useful for the treatment of a migraine associated vertigo?
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1 year ago
Betahistine is seen to be useful in the treatment of vertigo associated with a migraine in some clinical studies. However, this is not an approved use and it should be taken only when advised by a doctor. It is indicated for the treatment of vertigo, tinnitus and hearing loss associated with ménière's syndrome.
The information given above is for Betahistine which is the active ingredient of Betahistine.
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1 year ago
Would Betahistine be useful for treating labyrinthitis?
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1 year ago
Betahistine does not treat labyrinthitis, however, it is useful in relieving the symptoms associated with labyrinthitis which includes dizziness, loss of balance, nausea, vomiting, tinnitus, and vertigo.
The information given above is for Betahistine which is the active ingredient of Betahistine.
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1 year ago
Can use of Betahistine make you lose weight?
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1 year ago
Betahistine has not shown to cause any weight loss. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia. In case you experience any abnormal weight loss while taking Betahistine, consult your doctor as it may be due to an underlying condition that needs attention.
The information given above is for Betahistine which is the active ingredient of Betahistine.
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1 year ago
Is Betahistine a steroid?
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1 year ago
No, Betahistine is not a steroid. It is a histamine analog used to treat vertigo, tinnitus and hearing loss associated with Ménière's syndrome
The information given above is for Betahistine which is the active ingredient of Betahistine.
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1 year ago
Is the use of Betahistine safe in pregnancy?
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1 year ago
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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1 year ago
Is it safe to use Betahistine in patients with kidney disease?
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1 year ago
Betahistine is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Betahistine may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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