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Cintigo 25 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Cintigo Tablet

Cintigo 25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of motion sickness, vertigo and Meniere's disease.

Cintigo Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Nausea
  • Weight gain
  • Dyspepsia

How to use Cintigo Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cintigo 25 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Cintigo Tablet works

Cintigo 25 mg Tablet works by preventing constriction of the blood vessels of the inner ear. This improves the microcirculation of the ear.

Cintigo Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Cintigo 25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cintigo 25 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Cintigo 25 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Cintigo 25 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Cintigo 25 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Cintigo 25 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Cintigo 25 mg Tablet helps relieve nausea, vomiting, and dizziness associated with Meniere's disease and other middle ear disorders.
  • Take it with food to avoid stomach upset.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Cintigo 25 mg Tablet affects you.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medicine as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking Cintigo 25 mg Tablet without talking to your doctor first.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cintigo

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I am suffering from Meniere's disease for the last 2 years. I have attack of vertigo after 1 or 2 months regularly.The ENT Doctor prescribed me tablet vertin 16 mg.It helps to control vertigo but does not treat the root cause. Also have hearing loss in left year.Any effective treatment for this condition? I am a diabetic too.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Case has to be seen in person before starting the treatment
What is the cause of vertigo? Lathergyne?fff
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
The most common causes of vertigo are inner ear infections or diseases of the ear such as benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), vestibular neuritis, and Meniere's disease. Less common causes of vertigo can include head or brain injuries or migraines.
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FAQs

Q. Is Cintigo an antihistamine?

Cintigo has both antihistaminic and calcium channel blocking properties. It acts by relaxing vascular smooth muscles of the blood vessels of the ear and improves the blood circulation.

Q. What is Cintigo used for?

Cintigo is used for the treatment of vertigo and nausea due to motion sickness (also known as travel sickness) and problems with balance (such as Ménières disease) associated with symptoms of feeling dizzy or lightheaded, ringing in the ears and feeling sick (nausea) and being sick (vomiting).

Q. Is Cintigo available over the counter product?

Cintigo is not an over the counter product. It is available in pharmacy and can be bought when prescribed a doctor.

Q. How long can I take Cintigo for?

Cintigo should be taken for the duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Can I take Cintigo with diazepam?

The sedative effect of diazepam may increase when given with Cintigo. You may need to be careful while driving or using any machines. Consult your doctor before taking the medicines together.

Q. Is Cintigo a steroid?

Cintigo is not a steroid. It is a long-acting antihistamine and a calcium channel blocker.

Q. Is Cintigo a calcium channel blocker?

Cintigo is a calcium channel blocker with antihistaminic property. It acts by relaxing vascular smooth muscles.

Q. Is Cintigo effective?

Cintigo would be effective if used for the right indication in a prescribed dose and for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Cintigo addictive?

Cintigo is not known to cause any addiction. It does not have any habit-forming potential. However, consult your doctor before taking any medicines.

Q. Can I take Cintigo with prochlorperazine?

Cintigo when given with prochlorperazine, can cause movement disorders. Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Cintigo with cetirizine?

Cintigo is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction when taken with cetirizine. However, when given together, they can cause drowsiness and you may need to be careful while driving or using any machines. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Cintigo with sertraline?

Cintigo is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction when taken with sertraline. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Cintigo with tramadol?

Cintigo may add the central nervous system depressant effect of tramadol. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Cintigo with paracetamol?

Cintigo is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction when taken with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Cintigo with ibuprofen?

Cintigo is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction when taken with ibuprofen. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Cintigo with amitriptyline?

The sedative effect of amitriptyline may increase when given with Cintigo. You may need to be careful while driving or using any machines. Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Cintigo with loratadine?

Cintigo is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction when taken with loratadine. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Does Cintigo make you drowsy (sleepy)?

Drowsiness (sleepiness) is one of the common side effect associated with the use of Cintigo. If you experience any disturbances in sleep while using the drug, consult your doctor.

Q. Does Cintigo cause weight gain?

Cintigo is not known to cause weight gain. However, if you experience any change in weight while taking Cintigo, consult your doctor.

Q. Does Cintigo help in the management of anxiety?

Cintigo is a drug which is indicated for the treatment of vertigo and motion sickness. It is not known to have a significant anti-anxiety effect. Consult your doctor for the right treatment of anxiety disorder.

Q. Does Cintigo help vertigo?

Yes, Cintigo is effective in treating vertigo. Consult your doctor for the right dose, frequency, and duration of the drug for the treatment of vertigo.

Q. Does Cintigo work?

Cintigo works when given for an approved indication and taken as prescribed by your doctor.

Q. Does Cintigo cause dizziness?

Dizziness is one of the common side effect associated with the use of Cintigo. If you experience dizziness while using Cintigo, please consult your doctor.

Q. Does Cintigo cause Parkinson's disease?

Cintigo has been associated with drug-induced parkinsonism, however, it is not very common. If you experience any movement disorder while using the drug, please consult your doctor.

Q. Does Cintigo work for nausea?

Cintigo is seen to be useful in the treatment of nausea associated with motion sickness.

Q. Does Cintigo interact with warfarin?

Cintigo is not known to have any clinically meaningful interactions with warfarin. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor prior to taking the drug if you are on warfarin therapy.

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Wallace Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd., 3rd Floor, Dempo Trade Centre Bldg., Patto Plaza, EDC Complex, Panaji 403001, Goa, India.
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