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Gemvert Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Gemvert Tablet is used to treat vertigo. It is a combination medicine which acts by relaxing vascular smooth muscles of the blood vessels of the ear and improves the blood circulation. It also blocks the action of a chemical messenger that is responsible for lightheadedness in vertigo.

Gemvert Tablet should be taken without food. Take this medicine as advised by your doctor and preferably at a fixed time each day. Do not skip any doses, but if you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of treatment and never stop this medicine suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Some common side effects of using this medication are nausea and dyspepsia. It can cause dizziness and sleepiness as well. So, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. It may also cause weight gain and to prevent it you can eat a healthy balanced diet, avoid snacking with high-calorie food and exercise regularly.

Uses of Gemvert Tablet

Gemvert Tablet side effects

Common
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Dryness in mouth

How to use Gemvert 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. Gemvert Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Gemvert Tablet works

Gemvert Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Cinnarizine and Dimenhydrinate. Cinnarizine is a calcium channel antagonist which works by preventing constriction of the blood vessels of the inner ear. This improves the microcirculation of the ear. Dimenhydrinate is an antiallergic. It blocks the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) that is responsible for light-headedness in vertigo.

Gemvert Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Gemvert Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Gemvert Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Gemvert Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Gemvert Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Gemvert Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Gemvert Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Gemvert Tablet helps relieve symptoms of vertigo such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness or spinning sensation.
  • Take it with food to avoid stomach upset.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medicine as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking Gemvert Tablet without talking to your doctor first.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Gemvert

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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
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Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
See as I answered previously best treatment is exercise known as epleys manoeuvre which is done by ent specialist gives a complete relief you can try tab vertical 16 mg three times a day for five days
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Gemvert cause drowsiness?

Yes, Gemvert can make you feel drowsy. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities until you know how this medicine affects you.

Q. Can Gemvert cause indigestion?

Gemvert may cause indigestion. However, taking it with or after food can prevent indigestion. Talk to your doctor if indigestion persists.

Q. Are there any contraindications associated with the use of Gemvert?

Gemvert is considered to be harmful for patients with hypersensitivity to the active substances, diphenhydramine or other antihistamines of similar structure or to any of the excipients. Gemvert should be avoided in patients with glaucoma, fits, increased intracranial pressure, alcohol abuse, urinating issues, liver or kidney disease. It is also not recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Q. What if I accidentally take too much of this medicine?

Visit the nearest emergency department if you accidentally take too much of this medicine. Symptoms of an overdose may include tiredness, pupil dilation, unable to urinate, dry mouth, flushing, fast heart rate, sweating, headache, dizziness and shakiness.

Q. What if I miss a dose of Gemvert?

If you miss a dose of Gemvert, you should skip the missed dose and take the next dose at its usual time and quantity. You should not take a double dose of Gemvert to make up for a missed dose.

Q. Can I stop taking Gemvert if I feel well?

You should not stop taking Gemvert until your doctor asks you to. If you stop taking Gemvert earlier than advised, the symptoms of vertigo may reappear (dizziness and spinning).

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Gemvert?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References
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Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., 8-2-337, Road No. 3, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, INDIA
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