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Emidas LS Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Emidas LS Tablet is a combination medicine used to treat vertigo. It reduces the nerve signals sent from the inner ear to the brain and relieve the symptoms. It also increase blood flow to the brain which reduces the pressure of excess fluid in the inner ear and protect it from damage.

Emidas LS Tablet can be taken with food to avoid an stomach upset. Take this medicine as advised by your doctor, preferably at a fixed time each day to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the blood. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment. Never stop this medicine suddenly without talking to the doctor.

Some common side effects of using this medication are headache, dryness in mouth, flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), nervousness, abnormality of voluntary movements and nausea. In some cases, it may cause sudden drop in blood pressure when you change positions. So, it is better to rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may cause weight gain, therefore you should have a balanced diet and exercise regularly.

Uses of Emidas Tablet

Emidas Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach upset
  • Indigestion
  • Weight gain
  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Nervousness
  • Abnormality of voluntary movements

How to use Emidas 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. Emidas LS Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Emidas Tablet works

Emidas LS Tablet is a combination of four medicines: Betahistine, Ginkgo Biloba, Piracetam and Vinpocetine. Betahistine improves blood flow in the inner ear which reduces the pressure of excess fluid in the inner ear. Ginkgo Biloba and Vinpocetine increase blood flow to the brain and protect it from damage by harmful chemical substances (free radicals). Piracetam works by further protecting brain and nervous system against shortness of oxygen and also affects various channels on nerve cells.

Emidas Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Emidas LS Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Emidas LS Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Emidas LS Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Emidas LS Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Emidas LS Tablet may cause drowsiness and shakiness. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Emidas LS Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Emidas LS Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Emidas LS Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Emidas LS Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Emidas LS Tablet helps relieve vertigo (dizziness) associated with Ménière's disease.
  • It can only decrease the number and severity of attacks but will not completely stop them.
  • Taking it with food can help reduce stomach problems.
  • Take it at the same time each day to maintain a steady amount of the medicine in your body.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of peptic ulcer, asthma, or low blood pressure.
  • Do not stop taking the medicine suddenly without talking to your doctor first.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Emidas

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I having vertigo now, please suggest a tablet
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Visit ent specialist near you for proper examination as vertigo has many reasons and for each type treatment is different
I am suffering from vertigo while seating !!!! It's a very mild vertigo but it mostly happens max at lunch time and while seating !! I've also had vertin tablet for 7 days !!! Please help me !!!
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Vertigo has many causes. Need clinical examination for diagnosis
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References
  1. Betahistine dihydrochloride. South Ruislip, Middlesex: Aurobindo Pharma - Milpharm Ltd.; 2014 [revised 08 Aug. 2014]. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Mayo Clinic. Ginkgo. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Piracetam. Slough, Berkshire: UCB Pharma Limited; 2004 [revised 09 Feb. 2017]. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Vinpocetine. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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