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Gidihist 24 mg Tablet

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Composition for Gidihist 24 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Gidihist 24 mg Tablet

Vertigo, Meniere's disease
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Medicine Overview of Gidihist Tablet

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Uses of Gidihist Tablet

Gidihist 24 mg Tablet is used in vertigo and Meniere's disease. It helps to reduce the episodes of vertigo associated with Meniere's disease.
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Gidihist Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Gidihist are Headache, Nausea, Dyspepsia.

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How to use Gidihist 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. Gidihist 24 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Betahistine can cause mild stomach problems. Taking it with food can help to minimize stomach upset.

How Gidihist Tablet works

Gidihist 24 mg 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). Gidihist 24 mg Tablet additionally dampens down the nerve signals sent from the inner ear to the brain. This relieves the symptoms of Ménière's disease.

In Depth Information on Gidihist Tablet

Expert advice for Gidihist Tablet

  • Gidihist 24 mg Tablet can only decrease the number and severity of attacks of vertigo (dizziness), hearing loss and tinnitus (noise in the ear), it will not completely stop them.
  • You may need to take Gidihist 24 mg Tablet for 6-12 months to see if it helps to relieve your symptoms. If it helps, then you can continue to use it.
  • Do not take Gidihist 24 mg Tablet if you have a history of hypersensitivity to betahistine or you have pheochromocytoma, a rare tumor of adrenal glands.
  • Take special care and inform your doctor if you have
    • History of porphyria
    • Peptic ulcer 
    • Asthma
    • Low blood pressure
    • Hereditary problem of intolerance to some sugars
    • History of allergic reactions
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Gidihist Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Gidihist Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Gidihist 24 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Gidihist 24 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Gidihist 24 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Gidihist 24 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Gidihist 24 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Gidihist Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Gidihist 24 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Gidihist Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Betahistine

Gidihist is seen to be useful in the treatment of vertigo associated with a migraine in some clinical studies. However, this is not an approved use and it should be taken only when advised by a doctor. It is indicated for the treatment of vertigo, tinnitus and hearing loss associated with ménière's syndrome.
Use of Gidihist is seen to provide long-term relief and good clinical outcomes in patients with paroxysmal positional vertigo when used along with physical maneuver. It is also seen to be beneficial in patients who are unfit or are unable to do the physical maneuvers.
Q. Can I take Gidihist with paracetamol?
Gidihist can be taken with paracetamol. There are no reported drug drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
No, addictive potential has not been reported with Gidihist. It shows no withdrawal symptoms when you stop using this medicine.
Gidihist is not indicated for the treatment of dizziness. It is caused by breathing too heavily (hyperventilation) or anxiety. Many a times patient confuse dizziness with vertigo (spinning sensation). It is only indicated for the relief of vertigo, tinnitus (ringing sensation in the ear) and hearing loss associated with Meniere's disease.
Q. Is it safe to take Gidihist with propranolol?
Gidihist and propranolol can be taken together. Gidihist is given in patients with a migraine for the relief of vertigo and propranolol is indicated for preventing the attacks of a migraine. No harmful side effects or any other clinical interactions have been seen when the two drugs are used together.
Gidihist does not make you sleepy. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
No, Gidihist is not an over the counter medicine. It is available with doctor's prescription only.
Q. Can I take Gidihist with prochlorperazine?
Gidihist and prochlorperazine can be taken together. No harmful side effects or any other clinical interactions have been seen when the two drugs are taken together.
Gidihist has not shown to cause an increase in blood pressure. Rather, it can cause a small fall in blood pressure due to its property to dilate blood vessels. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Pheochromocytoma is an adrenal gland tumor and it causes excessive release of hormones like epinephrine and norepinephrine that control heart rate, metabolism, and blood pressure. Gidihist may provoke the release of hormones like epinephrine and norepinephrine from the site of this tumor and cause a hypertensive crisis which can be life threatening.
Do not stop taking Gidihist until you are asked by your doctor to do so. Keep taking it for as long as your doctor has asked you to. You may need to take Gidihist up to 6 months or more for the right effect to come.
No, Gidihist is not indicated for the treatment of motion sickness as the present clinical data has not proven its efficacy. Motion sickness is a feeling of nausea and lightheadedness when you travel by train, car or by plane. Gidihist is used for decreasing the episodes of recurrent vertigo (spinning sensation) associated with Ménière’s disease (an ear disease).
No, Gidihist is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety. It is a histamine analog indicated for decreasing the episodes of recurrent vertigo (spinning sensation) associated with Ménière’s disease (an ear disease).
No, Gidihist is not indicated for the treatment of ear infection as it has no antibiotic action. It is a histamine analog indicated for decreasing the episodes of recurrent vertigo (spinning sensation) associated with Ménière’s disease (an ear disease).
Gidihist and antibiotics can be taken together. No harmful side effects or any other clinical interactions have been seen when Gidihist is taken with antibiotics. However, interactions may exist as there is a large number of Flunarizine with different actions and they can have different effects. So, talk to your doctor before using them together.
No, Gidihist is not an antihistamine. It has a histamine-like action which helps in improving blood flow in the inner ear and decreasing vertigo, tinnitus, hearing loss, and nausea.
Q. Can I take Gidihist with antihistamine medicines?
Gidihist should not be taken with antihistamine medicines like dimenhydrinate as Gidihist has histamine like action. Using the two medicines together which have opposite actions may actually lower the efficacy of both the medicines.
Q. Can I take Gidihist with ibuprofen?
Gidihist can be taken with ibuprofen. There are no reported drug-drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Use of Gidihist has not shown to cause weight gain. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Gidihist is safe if used for a prescribed duration in doses as prescribed by your doctor. However, there are some very common side effects that you can experience at effective doses with its use like headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Q. Can I take Gidihist with vitamin D?
Gidihist and vitamin D can be taken together. No harmful side effects or any other clinical interactions have been seen when the two drugs are taken together.
Q. Can I take Gidihist with cetirizine?
Gidihist should not be taken with cetirizine as it has antihistamine action and Gidihist has histamine like action and using the two medicines together may lower the efficacy of either of them.
Gidihist is useful in the treatment of nausea and vertigo associated with an underlying ear disease like Meniere's disease. It is also seen to be useful in vertigo associated with a migraine.
Gidihist does not treat labyrinthitis, however, it is useful in relieving the symptoms associated with labyrinthitis which includes dizziness, loss of balance, nausea, vomiting, tinnitus, and vertigo.
The maximum level of Gidihist is achieved within one hour of oral intake. However, you would start to feel relief in your symptoms in less time.
Gidihist has not shown to cause any weight loss. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia. In case you experience any abnormal weight loss while taking Gidihist, consult your doctor as it may be due to an underlying condition that needs attention.
Yes, headache is a commonly reported side effect of Gidihist. You can take a painkiller like paracetamol or ibuprofen for the relief of your headache. However, if it is very severe and is not controlled by a painkiller, consult your doctor as Gidihist may need a dose adjustment.
Q. Can I take Gidihist with warfarin?
Gidihist and warfarin can be taken together. No harmful side effects or any other clinical interactions have been seen when the two drugs are taken together.
No, Gidihist is not a steroid. It is a histamine analog used to treat vertigo, tinnitus and hearing loss associated with Ménière's syndrome
Q. Can I take Gidihist with amitriptyline?
Gidihist has not been clinically studied when used along with amitriptyline. So there are no reports of any drug-drug interactions or harmful effects when these are used together.
Gidihist has not been reported to cause drowsiness. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
No, Gidihist is not a beta blocker. It is a histamine analog used to treat vertigo, tinnitus and hearing loss associated with Ménière's syndrome. It can cause a small fall in blood pressure due to its property to dilate blood vessels.
No, Gidihist is not a diuretic. It is a histamine analog used to treat vertigo, tinnitus and hearing loss associated with Ménière's syndrome. A diuretic is a medicine, which removes excess water and electrolytes from the body through urine.
No, Gidihist is not a blood thinner. It is a histamine analog used to treat vertigo, tinnitus and hearing loss associated with Ménière's syndrome.
Q. Can I take Gidihist with propranolol?
Gidihist and propranolol can be taken together. No harmful side effects or any other clinical interactions have been seen when the two drugs are taken together.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Gidihist with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Gidihist with Hydroxyzine
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Medicines with composition Hydroxyzine: Ktrax, Averzine, Arotex, A Rex, Evall, Pru, Hyrax, Atarax, Hydroze, Hyzin, Azon, Hicope, Oxyzen, Urtigo, Prunil, Hyzine
Gidihist with Olopatadine (topical)
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Olopatadine (topical): OLO, Rapidon, Petolo, Olopine, Olotop, Oloblu, Olopat, Alerchek OD, Olspore, Olotad, Akuday, Olotak, Odin, Olomed, Arest, Allerpat, Alerchek, Nasopat, Olodin
Gidihist with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Ebahist
Gidihist with Pheniramine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Pheniramine: Avil
Gidihist with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
Gidihist with Dimenhydrinate
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Medicines with composition Dimenhydrinate: Draminate
Gidihist with Desloratadine
MODERATE
Gidihist with Olopatadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Olopatadine: Patadin, Allenil, Olax
Gidihist with Meclizine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Meclizine: Vominos
Gidihist with Clemastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Clemastine: Tavegyl, Clamist, Taregyl
Gidihist with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Gidihist with Promethazine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Promethazine: Phenergan, Emin, Emigan, Phena, Phenzee, Promeron, Avomine, Diocalm, Emispan, Prometh, Phenermin, Prompt, Premagan, Propazine
Gidihist with Dexchlorpheniramine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dexchlorpheniramine: Dexcpm, Diominic, Diowin, Synramine, Aldex, Dexodil
Gidihist with Fexofenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fexofenadine: Fexona, Nemegra, Fex, Alergo, Tadil, Delpodine, Alerfex, Ryma, Fexodine, Rhinofex
Gidihist with Acrivastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acrivastine: Nasorest
Gidihist with Astemizole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze
Gidihist with Embramine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Embramine: Mebryl
Gidihist with Buclizine
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Medicines with composition Buclizine: Longifene, Buc
Gidihist with Epinastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Epinastine: Epina, Epitane
Gidihist with Rupatadine
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Medicines with composition Rupatadine: Ralzal, Rupiz, Rupastar, Ryten, R 2, Rupameg, Rupahist, Ralif
Gidihist with Diphenhydramine
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Medicines with composition Diphenhydramine: Dif, Exylin, Zendryl
Gidihist with Chlorpheniramine
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Medicines with composition Chlorpheniramine: Allermin, Hista 12, Histanil, Optizinc, Daslin P, CPM, Piriton U, Alidex
Gidihist with Dimethindene
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dimethindene: Foristal
Gidihist with Azelastine (topical)
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Azelastine (topical): Arzep, Azelast
Gidihist with Doxylamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxylamine: Elsie, Sifdox, Novomit

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