Medicine Overview of Merislon Tablet
Merislon 6 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 Merislon 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. Merislon 6 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Betahistine can cause mild stomach problems. Taking it with food can help to minimize stomach upset.
Merislon 6 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). Merislon 6 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 Merislon Tablet
- Merislon 6 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 Merislon 6 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 Merislon 6 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
Merislon 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 Merislon 6 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Merislon 6 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Merislon 6 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Merislon 6 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Merislon 6 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Merislon 6 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Questions Related to Merislon
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
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Frequently asked questions about Merislon Tablet
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. Can I use Merislon for the treatment of benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo?
Use of Merislon 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 Merislon with paracetamol?
Merislon can be taken with paracetamol. There are no reported drug drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
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. Is Merislon good for dizziness?
Merislon 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 Merislon with propranolol?
Merislon and propranolol can be taken together. Merislon 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 Merislon make you sleepy?
Merislon does not make you sleepy. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Q. Is Merislon available over the counter?
No, Merislon is not an over the counter medicine. It is available with doctor's prescription only.
Q. Can I take Merislon with prochlorperazine?
Merislon 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 Merislon cause an increase in blood pressure?
Merislon 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 Merislon 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. Merislon 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 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. 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. Is Merislon useful in the treatment of anxiety?
No, Merislon 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 Merislon be useful for treating an ear infection?
No, Merislon 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 Merislon with antibiotics?
Merislon and antibiotics can be taken together. No harmful side effects or any other clinical interactions have been seen when Merislon 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 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 take Merislon with ibuprofen?
Merislon can be taken with ibuprofen. There are no reported drug-drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Q. Does Merislon cause weight gain?
Use of Merislon has not shown to cause weight gain. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
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. 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. Can I take Merislon with cetirizine?
Merislon should not be taken with cetirizine as it has antihistamine action and Merislon has histamine like action and using the two medicines together may lower the efficacy of either of them.
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. Would Merislon be useful for treating labyrinthitis?
Merislon 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 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.
Q. Can use of Merislon make you lose weight?
Merislon 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 Merislon, consult your doctor as it may be due to an underlying condition that needs attention.
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. Can I take Merislon with warfarin?
Merislon 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.
Q. Is Merislon a steroid?
No, Merislon 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 Merislon with amitriptyline?
Merislon 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 Merislon cause drowsiness?
Merislon has not been reported to cause drowsiness. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Q. Is Merislon a beta blocker?
No, Merislon 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.
Q. Is Merislon a diuretic?
No, Merislon 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 Merislon a blood thinner?
No, Merislon 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 Merislon with propranolol?
Merislon 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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