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Idehist 8 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Idehist Tablet

Idehist Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion

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

How Idehist Tablet works

Idehist 8 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). Idehist 8 mg Tablet additionally dampens down the nerve signals sent from the inner ear to the brain. This relieves the symptoms of Ménière's disease.

Idehist Tablet related warnings

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 Idehist 8 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Idehist 8 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Idehist 8 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Idehist 8 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Idehist 8 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Idehist Tablet?

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

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Idehist 8 mg 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 peptic 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 Idehist 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

Questions Related to Idehist

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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 Idehist affect my blood pressure?

No, change in blood pressure is not very common with the use of Idehist. 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 Idehist be taken?

Duration of treatment with Idehist 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 Idehist?

Idehist 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 Idehist with food. However, the absorption of Idehist may get reduced when taken with food.

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