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Bestflow d tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR BESTFLOW D

Betahistine(16mg)

Uses

Betahistine is used to prevent vertigo

How it works

Betahistine improves blood flow in the inner ear which reduces the pressure of excess fluid in the inner ear.

Common side effects

Headache, Nausea, Dyspepsia
Ginkgo Biloba(60mg)

Uses

Ginkgo Biloba is used in the treatment of pain

How it works

The compounds found in ginkgo may have a protective role in different stages of the decline of intellectual function via several mechanisms of action: vasoregulating activity of arteries, capillaries, and veins (increased blood flow), platelet activating factor (PAF) antagonism, homeostasis of inflammation and oxidative stress, and prevention of cell membrane damage causedby free radicals, and neurotransmission modulation.

Common side effects

Palpitations, Bleeding disorder, Dizziness, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Headache, Hypersensitivity reaction
Piracetam(400mg)

Uses

Piracetam is used in the treatment of alzheimer's disease (brain disorder that affects memory and intellectual ability), stroke (decreased blood supply to brain), dementia in parkinson's disease (a disorder of the nervous system that causes difficulties with movement and balance), age related memory loss and head trauma

How it works

Piracetam belongs to class of medications called GABA (gamma amino butyric acid) analogues. It acts by protecting brain and nervous system against shortness of oxygen and it also affects various ion channels on nerve cell membrane.

Common side effects

Nausea, Nervousness, Rash, Abdominal pain, Anxiety, Confusion, Depression, Diarrhoea, Hallucination, Headache, Increased muscular activity, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Walking difficulties, Movement disorder, Sleepiness, Vertigo, Vomiting, Weakness, Weight gain
Vinpocetine(5mg)

Uses

Vinpocetine is used in the treatment of alzheimer's disease (brain disorder that affects memory and intellectual ability), stroke (decreased blood supply to brain), dementia in parkinson's disease (a disorder of the nervous system that causes difficulties with movement and balance), age related memory loss and head trauma

How it works

Vinpocetine is a semisynthetic derivative of the vinca alkaloids. It increases blood flow to the brain and heart and protects it from injury.

Common side effects

Dizziness, Dry mouth, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Headache, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Nausea, Stomach pain

COMMON DOSAGE FOR BESTFLOW D TABLET

Patients taking BESTFLOW D TABLET

  • 80%
    Twice A Day
  • 20%
    Thrice A Day

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Expert advice FOR BESTFLOW D

Do not start or continue the betahistine tablets:
  • If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to betahistine or any of the other ingredients of betahistine tablet.
  • If you are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • If you have intolerance to some sugars like lactose.
Do not drive or operate machinery after taking betahistine because you may feel drowsy.
Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of following disease conditions: peptic ulcer, asthma, urticaria, rashes or allergic rhinitis, severe hypotension.

Frequently asked questions FOR BESTFLOW D

Betahistine

Q.

Is betahistine an antihistamine?
No, betahistine is not an antihistamine medicine. It has a histamine-like action which helps in improving blood flow in the inner ear and decreases vertigo, tinnitus, hearing loss, and nausea.

Q.

Is betahistine available over the counter?
No, betahistine is not an over the counter medicine. It is available with doctor's prescription only.

Q.

Is betahistine used for vertigo/tinnitus?
Yes, it is used for vertigo, tinnitus (ringing sensation in the ear) and hearing loss associated with Meniere's disease (a condition caused by pressure of excess fluid in the ear). Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use.

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How long can I take betahistine for?
Betahistine should be taken for a prescribed duration in a prescribed dose as advised by the doctor.

Q.

Can I take betahistine with antihistamine medicines?
Betahistine should not be taken with antihistamine medicines as betahistine has histamine like action and using the two medicines together may lower the efficacy of either of them.

Q.

Does betahistine cause drowsiness?
Betahistine has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking betahistine, please consult your doctor.

Q.

Is betahistine safe in pregnancy?
Betahistine should not be taken during pregnancy until prescribed by your doctor as absolutely neccessary. Limited animal and human data is available on the effects of betahistine in pregnancy.

Q.

Is betahistine addictive?
No, addictive potential has not been reported with betahistine.

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Is betahistine safe in lactation or breast feeding?
Lactation or breast feeding should not be done if you are taking betahistine unless told by your doctor as it is not known if betahistine is secreted into breast milk or not.

Q.

Is betahistine good for dizziness?
Betahistine is not indicated for use in dizziness. It is only indicated for relief of vertigo, tinnitus (ringing sensation in the ear) and hearing loss associated with Meniere's disease (a condition caused by pressure of excess fluid in the ear). You should follow the advice of a physician or doctor before using betahistine.

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Is betahistine a steroid?
No, betahistine is not a steroid.

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Is betahistine an antibiotic?
No, betahistine is not an antibiotic.

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Is betahistine safe?
Betahistine is safe if used for a prescribed duration in doses as prescribed by your physician.

Q.

Can I take betahistine with cetirizine?
Betahistine should not be taken with cetirizine as it has antihistamine action and betahistine has histamine like action and using the two medicines together may lower the efficacy of either of them.

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Can I take betahistine with amitriptyline?
Betahistine has not been studied with amitriptyline, so no record of any interactions is available. However, it may exist. Always consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take betahistine with paracetamol?
There is no known interaction between betahistine and paracetamol. However, it may exist. Always consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take betahistine with ibuprofen?
There is no known interaction between betahistine and ibuprofen. However, it may exist. Always consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take betahistine with prochlorperazine?
There is no known interaction between betahistine and prochlorperazine. However, it may exist. Always consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q.

Does betahistine make you lose weight?
Betahistine has not shown to cause weight loss. In case you experience any abnormal weight loss while taking betahistine, please consult your doctor.

Q.

Does betahistine cause weight gain?
Betahistine has not shown to cause weight gain. In case you experience any abnormal weight gain while taking betahistine, please consult your doctor.

Q.

Does betahistine increase blood pressure?
Betahistine has not shown to cause increase in blood pressure. In case you experience any change in your blood pressure while taking betahistine, please consult your doctor.

Q.

Does betahistine cause headache?
Yes, headache is a commonly reported undesirable effect of betahistine. Please consult your doctor in case you experience headache while taking betahistine.

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Does betahistine makes you sleepy?
Betahistine does not make you sleepy. In case you are very sleepy while taking betahistine, please consult your doctor.

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Does betahistine work for tinnitus?
Yes, betahistine is used for tinnitus (ringing sensation in the ear) and hearing loss associated with Meniere's disease (a condition caused by the pressure of excess fluid in the ear). The patient should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Piracetam

Q.

Is piracetam natural?
Piracetam is not a naturally occurring substance

Q.

Is piracetam legal?
Piracetam is legal

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Is piracetam a stimulant or addictive?
Piracetam is neither a stimulant, nor addictive

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Does piracetam give you energy?
Piracetam can increase alertness and person may feel energetic

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Is piracetam safe and effective?
Piracetam is relatively safe and effective if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.

Does piracetam keep you awake or cause weight gain?
Piracetam can keep you awake and may cause weight gain

Q.

Does piracetam stop working?
If piracetam stops working for you, do not stop taking it before consulting your doctor

Q.

Does piracetam need prescription?
Piracetam requires a prescription.

Vinpocetine

Q.

Does vinpocetine help tinnitus/ lower blood pressure/ cause depression/ raise blood pressure/ thin the blood/ make you sleepy/ help with anxiety?
Vinpocetine is used for treating tinnitus. However, it is known to cause raise/ lowering of blood pressure, depression, thinning of blood, sleepiness and it does not help with anxiety.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)