Medicine Overview of Histin Tablet
Histin 16 mg Tablet is used in vertigo
and Meniere's disease. It helps to reduce the episodes of vertigo associated with Meniere's disease.
Side Effects of Histin are Headache, Nausea, Dyspepsia.
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. Histin 16 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Betahistine can cause mild stomach problems. Taking it with food can help to minimize stomach upset.
Histin 16 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). Histin 16 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 Histin Tablet
- Histin 16 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 Histin 16 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 Histin 16 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
- Low blood pressure
- Hereditary problem of intolerance to some sugars
- History of allergic reactions
Histin Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Histin 16 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Histin 16 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Histin 16 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Histin 16 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Histin 16 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Histin 16 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Questions Related to Histin
Diagnosed with Vertigo. How much time it will take to full recovery? What are the reason for Vertigo? Can it reoccur in future? Any other comments please.
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Duration may vary from 5 days to 3 months avoid jerry movement of head
Severe vertigo on turning head.cervical spodylosis
Dr. Vishant Rana
Take conium 200 single dose followed by sl30 tds 15 daysProper treatment can be given only after full case taking though this medicine can give quite a relief
Respected sir/madam, this is for my mother she is feeling vertigo and heaviness in her head since 3 months,after an road accident. The ct scan report is normal, and there is no problem in her body all the lab report is normal. We consulted with doctor, but the problem is still exist, Kindly advice ayurvedic medicine for the same problem Thanking you!
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Give her light hand head massage with cows ghee, Tablet ras raj ras 1 daily if she is not having blood prasure, and sugar .Tablet tryodashnag guggul 2 tablet twice with .water.She should avoid using pilow and shoiuld sleep on hard surface.
facing Vertigo issue and need to get explain the latest reports.
Dr. Manju Singh
Your Vitamin D levels are low, Lipoprotein levels high. LDL Cholesterol levels high, calcium levels low, C -reactive levels high, and lipoprotein levels low.You can consult with your nearest doctor for the examination. as you need to check your blood pressure. with this, you can start exercise morning and evening for at least 30 to 40 minutes per day. Include fresh vegetables and fruits in your diet. Increase water intake at least 2 to 3 litres per day. Take small meals, don't take heavy meals. Avoid fried food or junk food.
Tremendous pain in leg from knee to toe mainly around the fore foot area please advice associated with extreme head spining or vertigo, please advice , thank you
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Apply Dynapar QPS spray and take Tab Myospas-D thrice daily and Cap Nurokind-LC twice daily and Cap Osteo-plus twice daily for 1 week
Vertigo with gas in stomach. Stomach seems inflated. Vertigo problem only when gas intensifies.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Hello, thanks for sharing your problem continue same treatment for the prescribed duration and follow up with ur doctor as advisedDon't skip meals, always eat small & frequent meals. Avoid foods you find hard to digest. Avoid drugs that irritate your stomach if possible like painkillers. Avoid too much coffee n tea particularly at evening. Avoid hot and spicy foods, acidic foods, fatty foods, milk, etc
my mom got TSH 4.65 uIU/ml and BP 130/90 hg on dated we consulted doctor and got priscription Thyroup 50 mg for daily early morning on empty stomach. On next visit dated on TSH was 6.330 and BP 140/90 and also mild vertigo when get up in morning. After this doctor replaced Thyroup 50 to Thyroup 75 . After this my mom got BP up to 155/110 and getting vertigo continually day by day. I am feeling that Thyroup is giving side effect or it is not suitable for my mom. I am in worry please help.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
plz do following testfT3 fT4 TSH(3rd gen) , serum creatinine, HB1c, Blood sugar, lipid profile and urine routine
Frequently asked questions about Histin Tablet
Q. Is Histin useful for the treatment of a migraine associated vertigo?
Histin 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.
Q. Can I use Histin for the treatment of benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo?
Use of Histin 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 Histin with paracetamol?
Histin 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 Histin. It shows no withdrawal symptoms when you stop using this medicine.
Q. Is Histin good for dizziness?
Histin 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 Histin with propranolol?
Histin and propranolol can be taken together. Histin 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.
Q. Does Histin make you sleepy?
Histin does not make you sleepy. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Q. Is Histin available over the counter?
No, Histin is not an over the counter medicine. It is available with doctor's prescription only.
Q. Can I take Histin with prochlorperazine?
Histin 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.
Q. Can Histin cause an increase in blood pressure?
Histin 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.
Q. Why is the use of Histin contraindicated in patients with pheochromocytoma?
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. Histin 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.
Q. When should I stop taking Histin?
Do not stop taking Histin 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 Histin up to 6 months or more for the right effect to come.
Q. Can I use Histin for motion sickness?
No, Histin 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. Histin is used for decreasing the episodes of recurrent vertigo (spinning sensation) associated with Ménière’s disease (an ear disease).
Q. Is Histin useful in the treatment of anxiety?
No, Histin 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).
Q. Would Histin be useful for treating an ear infection?
No, Histin 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).
Q. Can I take Histin with antibiotics?
Histin and antibiotics can be taken together. No harmful side effects or any other clinical interactions have been seen when Histin 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.
Q. Is Histin an antihistamine?
No, Histin 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 Histin with antihistamine medicines?
Histin should not be taken with antihistamine medicines like dimenhydrinate as Histin 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 Histin with ibuprofen?
Histin can be taken with ibuprofen. There are no reported drug-drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Q. Does Histin cause weight gain?
Use of Histin has not shown to cause weight gain. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Histin 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 Histin with vitamin D?
Histin 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 Histin with cetirizine?
Histin should not be taken with cetirizine as it has antihistamine action and Histin has histamine like action and using the two medicines together may lower the efficacy of either of them.
Q. Can I use Histin for nausea?
Histin 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.
Q. Would Histin be useful for treating labyrinthitis?
Histin 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.
Q. When does Histin start working?
The maximum level of Histin is achieved within one hour of oral intake. However, you would start to feel relief in your symptoms in less time.
Q. Can use of Histin make you lose weight?
Histin 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 Histin, consult your doctor as it may be due to an underlying condition that needs attention.
Q. Does Histin cause headache?
Yes, headache is a commonly reported side effect of Histin. 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 Histin may need a dose adjustment.
Q. Can I take Histin with warfarin?
Histin 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, Histin 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 Histin with amitriptyline?
Histin 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.
Q. Does Histin cause drowsiness?
Histin has not been reported to cause drowsiness. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Q. Is Histin a beta blocker?
No, Histin 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, Histin 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.
Q. Is Histin a blood thinner?
No, Histin 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 Histin with propranolol?
Histin 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.
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