Merislon 6 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Merislon Tablet

Merislon 6 Tablet is used for vertigo and Meniere's disease. It helps to reduce the episodes of vertigo associated with Meniere's disease.

Merislon Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Dyspepsia

How to use Merislon 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. Merislon 6 Tablet is to be taken with food.
Betahistine can cause mild stomach problems. Taking it with food can help to minimize stomach upset.

How Merislon Tablet works

Merislon 6 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). Merislon 6 Tablet additionally dampens down the nerve signals sent from the inner ear to the brain. This relieves the symptoms of Ménière's disease.

Merislon 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 Merislon 6 Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Merislon 6 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Merislon 6 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Merislon 6 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Merislon 6 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Merislon Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Merislon 6 Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Merislon 6 Tablet to relieve vertigo (dizziness), hearing problems and tinnitus (noise in the ear) associated with Ménière's disease.
  • It can only decrease the number and severity of attacks but will 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.
  • Do not stop taking the medicine suddenly without talking to your doctor first.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Merislon

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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.
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Duration may vary from 5 days to 3 months avoid jerry movement of head
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FAQs

Q. Does Merislon cause drowsiness?

No, Merislon is not known to cause drowsiness.

Q. Can I use Merislon for nausea?

Merislon 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. Is Merislon addictive?

No, addictive potential has not been reported with Merislon. It shows no withdrawal symptoms when you stop using this medicine.

Q. Can I take Merislon with vitamin D?

Merislon 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. Is Merislon safe?

Merislon 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. Is Merislon an antihistamine?

No, Merislon 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 Merislon with antihistamine medicines?

Merislon should not be taken with antihistamine medicines like dimenhydrinate as Merislon 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 use Merislon for motion sickness?

No, Merislon 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. Merislon is used for decreasing the episodes of recurrent vertigo (spinning sensation) associated with Ménière’s disease (an ear disease).

Q. Can I take Paracetamol along with Merislon?

Merislon can be taken with paracetamol. There are no reported drug drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.

Q. Is Merislon useful for the treatment of a migraine associated vertigo?

Merislon 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. Does Merislon cause headache?

Yes, headache is a commonly reported side effect of Merislon. 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 Merislon may need a dose adjustment.

Q. Does Merislon make you sleepy?

Merislon does not make you sleepy. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.

Q. When should I stop taking Merislon?

Do not stop taking Merislon 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 Merislon up to 6 months or more for the right effect to come.

Q. When does Merislon start working?

The maximum level of Merislon is achieved within one hour of oral intake. However, you would start to feel relief in your symptoms in less time.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 5th Jun 2017.
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