Moondy 8 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Moondy Tablet

Moondy 8 mg Tablet is used for vertigo and Meniere's disease. It helps to reduce the episodes of vertigo associated with Meniere's disease.

Moondy Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Dyspepsia

How to use Moondy 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. Moondy 8 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 Moondy Tablet works

Moondy 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). Moondy 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.

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

What if you miss a dose of Moondy Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Moondy 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 Moondy 8 mg 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.

Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Does Moondy cause drowsiness?

No, Moondy is not known to cause drowsiness.

Q. Can I use Moondy for nausea?

Moondy 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 Moondy addictive?

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

Q. Can I take Moondy with vitamin D?

Moondy 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 Moondy safe?

Moondy 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 Moondy an antihistamine?

No, Moondy 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 Moondy with antihistamine medicines?

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

No, Moondy 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. Moondy 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 Moondy?

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

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

Moondy 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 Moondy cause headache?

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

Q. Does Moondy make you sleepy?

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

Q. When should I stop taking Moondy?

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

Q. When does Moondy start working?

The maximum level of Moondy 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 6th Nov 2018.
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