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Fedium 8mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Fedium 8mg Tablet is used to prevent and treat a disorder of the inner ear known as Ménière’s disease. The symptoms include dizziness (vertigo), ringing in the ears (tinnitus) and loss of hearing, probably caused by fluid in the ear. This medicine helps relieve the symptoms by reducing the amount of fluid.

Fedium 8mg Tablet should be swallowed whole with water and taken at the same time(s) each day to get the most benefit. Your doctor will decide what is the correct dose to relieve your symptoms and how often you need to take it. You may need to take this medicine for several months and you should take it for as long as your doctor prescribes it, even if you start feeling better. 

The most common side effects include headache, feeling sick and indigestion (dyspepsia). You may also get stomach pain and bloating. Taking the medicine with food can help reduce stomach problems.  

Before taking this medicine, you should talk to your doctor if you have a stomach ulcer, asthma or high or low blood pressure and tell him or her what other medicines you are taking, to make sure you are safe. Also speak to your doctor if you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of Fedium Tablet

Side effects of Fedium Tablet

Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion

How to use Fedium 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. Fedium 8mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Fedium Tablet works

Fedium 8mg Tablet is a histamine analog. It works by improving blood flow in the inner ear which reduces the pressure of excess fluid in the inner ear. Excess fluid can send signals to the brain causing nausea, dizziness or spinning sensations (symptoms of Ménière's disease). Fedium 8mg Tablet additionally dampens down the nerve signals sent from the inner ear to the brain. This relieves the symptoms of Ménière's disease.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Fedium 8mg Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Fedium 8mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Fedium 8mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Fedium 8mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fedium 8mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fedium 8mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Fedium 8mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Fedium Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Fedium 8mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Fedium 8mg Tablet to relieve vertigo (dizziness), hearing problems and tinnitus (noise in the ear) associated with Meniere's disease.
  • It can only decrease the number and severity of attacks but may 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 stomach ulcer, asthma, or low blood pressure.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. 
  • Do not stop taking the medicine suddenly without talking to your doctor first.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Fedium with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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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
I am suffering from Meniere's disease for the last 2 years.Vertigo episodes every month sometime more frequent. Any treatment? I am a diabetic too.
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear sir with homeopathy this can be managed well but as this is a chronic case you need to visit a doctor and take treatment under supervision
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Fedium affect my blood pressure?

No, change in blood pressure is not very common with the use of Fedium. In rare cases, it may lower blood pressure and may make you feel dizzy for a while, especially when you get up after lying down. If you experience any such symptoms, inform your doctor.

Q. What are the causes of vertigo?

Vertigo may be caused by either a sudden drop in blood pressure or being dehydrated. Many people feel lightheaded if they get up too quickly from sitting or lying down. Along with that, motion sickness, certain medicines, and problems with your inner ear (Meniere’s disease, acoustic neuroma) may cause vertigo. It is important to know that sometimes vertigo can be a symptom of other disorders (Multiple sclerosis, following head trauma).

Q. Is stress a reason for vertigo?

Mental stress can trigger vertigo. It can make many forms of vertigo worse, but will not, by itself, produce vertigo.

Q. Which food can trigger Meniere’s disease?

Foods with high sodium content may trigger Meniere’s disease. Also, dairy products, caffeine, and alcohol may also trigger Meniere’s disease. A 2-gram/day low-salt diet helps in the control of vertigo in Meniere’s disease.

Q. What are the triggers for Meniere’s disease?

Meniere’s disease can be triggered by conditions such as stress, overwork, fatigue, emotional distress, additional illnesses, and pressure changes. Along with that, certain foods and high consumption of salt in diet can also trigger Meniere's disease.

Q. What is Meniere’s disease? What are the symptoms of Meniere’s disease? Does it go away?

Meniere’s disease is a disorder of the balance and hearing organs in the inner ear. The symptoms include vertigo, fluctuations in hearing, tinnitus (ringing of the ears), and pressure in the ears. Along with that, one may experience dizziness which in turn may cause nausea and vomiting. The treatment for Meniere's disease depends on various factors. Hence, an open discussion with the doctor can help to determine the best treatment strategy in your personal case.

Q. How long should Fedium be taken?

Duration of treatment with Fedium varies from patient to patient. Some people respond rapidly to treatment while others may take some time. Hence, take your tablets regularly and wait for the results patiently.

Q. What are the common side effects of Fedium?

Fedium can cause mild stomach problems such as vomiting, stomach pain, stomach swelling (abdominal distension), and bloating. You can reduce the chances of getting these side effects by taking Fedium with food. However, the absorption of Fedium may get reduced when taken with food.

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