Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet

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Introduction

Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of vertigo. It prevents nausea, vomiting, and other symptoms of vertigo.

Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet is taken without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. It is better to take it with food to avoid stomach upset. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are nausea, dryness in mouth, indigestion, and weight gain. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine can also cause sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Spintac Tablet

Benefits of Spintac Tablet

In Vertigo

Vertigo means a spinning sensation or dizziness that is triggered due to frequent movement. It can happen due to many reasons but it may also occur without any underlying disease. Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet helps treat this sensation effectively. If you feel dizzy while getting up from the bed, sit for a while and then rise slowly to avoid having an accidental fall. It will be more effective if you take this medicine regularly as prescribed so try not to miss doses. It may take a couple of weeks before you notice any improvements but keep taking it, even if you do feel better, until your doctor advises it is safe to stop.

Side effects of Spintac Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Spintac

  • Nausea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Indigestion
  • Sleepiness
  • Weight gain

How to use Spintac 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. Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Spintac Tablet works

Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Domperidone and Cinnarizine. Domperidone is an antiemetic and a prokinetic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine (a chemical messenger) in the brain which causes nausea and vomiting. Cinnarizine is calcium channel antagonist which works by preventing constriction of the blood vessels of the inner ear. This improves the microcirculation of the ear.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Spintac Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet to relieve vertigo (dizziness) and nausea associated with it. It can make you feel dizzy, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down for a long time.
  • Take it at the same time each day to maintain a steady amount of the medicine in your body.
  • Do not take it for longer than 7 days without consulting your doctor.
  • Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet can only decrease the number and severity of attacks but may not completely stop them.

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Patient concerns

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suffering from vertigo since last couple of years and i am taking vertin 24mg with stemetil tab twice a day. but still i m feeling light headed.
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
How is your vertigo. There are different causes of vertigo. Can u describe the duration and timing of vertigo
Suffered from vertigo. Taken medicines feeling okay now. Tests suggested by General physician such as MRI, Ultrasound,Blood test, chest x-ray are all okay.
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
For vertigo consult a ENT specialist. 90 percent vertigo are due to problems in ear.Ultrasound, x-ray chest are usually not required if u have only vertigo
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet if I feel well?

You should continue to take Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet until your doctor asks you to stop it. If you stop taking Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet sooner than advised, the symptoms of vertigo may reappear (dizziness and spinning).

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the packet or container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can the use of Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet cause drowsiness?

Yes, Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet can make you feel drowsy. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities until you know how this medicine affects you.

Q. What if I accidentally take too much of Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet?

Visit the nearest emergency department if you accidentally take too much of Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet.

Q. What if I miss a dose of Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet, you should skip the missed dose and take the next dose at its usual time and quantity. You should not take a double dose of Spintac 15mg/20mg Tablet to make up for a missed dose.

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References

  1. Domperidone maleate. South Ruislip, Middlesex: Aurobindo Pharma - Milpharm Ltd.; 2003 [revised 14 Nov. 2017]. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Cinnarizine. Hatfield, Hertfordshire: Generics UK T/A Mylan; 2003 [revised Dec. 2014]. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. International Breastfeeding Centre. Domperidone. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Cinnarizine. Buckinghamshire: Janssen-Cilag Limited; 1989 [revised 30 May 2018]. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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