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Stugeron Tablet


Overview

Uses of Stugeron Tablet

Stugeron Tablet is used in the treatment of motion sickness, vertigo and Meniere's disease.

Stugeron Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Nausea
  • Weight gain
  • Dyspepsia

How to use Stugeron 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. Stugeron Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Stugeron Tablet works

Stugeron Tablet works by preventing constriction of the blood vessels of the inner ear. This improves the microcirculation of the ear.

Stugeron Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Stugeron Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Stugeron Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Stugeron Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Stugeron Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Stugeron Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Stugeron Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Stugeron Tablet helps relieve nausea, vomiting, and dizziness associated with Meniere's disease and other middle ear disorders.
  • Take it with food to avoid stomach upset.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Stugeron Tablet affects you.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medicine as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking Stugeron Tablet without talking to your doctor first.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Stugeron

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Dear Sir,please suggest me the medicine for motion sickness as I am travelling to hills.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
Take Ondem 4mg before u travel every day in morning
I'm going to Ladakh this week on a trip and I want to know if there is any medicine that I can take to get rid of acute mountain sickness if I get one. How should this be administered and is it okay to have it before I start to feel the symptoms of high altitude sickness? I also have motion sickness at times.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
ondem 4mg before u travel everyday
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Is Stugeron an antihistamine?

Stugeron has both antihistaminic and calcium channel blocking properties. It acts by relaxing vascular smooth muscles of the blood vessels of the ear and improves the blood circulation.

Q. What is Stugeron used for?

Stugeron is used for the treatment of vertigo and nausea due to motion sickness (also known as travel sickness) and problems with balance (such as Ménières disease) associated with symptoms of feeling dizzy or lightheaded, ringing in the ears and feeling sick (nausea) and being sick (vomiting).

Q. Is Stugeron available over the counter product?

Stugeron is not an over the counter product. It is available in pharmacy and can be bought when prescribed a doctor.

Q. How long can I take Stugeron for?

Stugeron should be taken for the duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Can I take Stugeron with diazepam?

The sedative effect of diazepam may increase when given with Stugeron. You may need to be careful while driving or using any machines. Consult your doctor before taking the medicines together.

Q. Is Stugeron a steroid?

Stugeron is not a steroid. It is a long-acting antihistamine and a calcium channel blocker.

Q. Is Stugeron a calcium channel blocker?

Stugeron is a calcium channel blocker with antihistaminic property. It acts by relaxing vascular smooth muscles.

Q. Is Stugeron effective?

Stugeron would be effective if used for the right indication in a prescribed dose and for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Stugeron addictive?

Stugeron is not known to cause any addiction. It does not have any habit-forming potential. However, consult your doctor before taking any medicines.

Q. Can I take Stugeron with prochlorperazine?

Stugeron when given with prochlorperazine, can cause movement disorders. Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Stugeron with cetirizine?

Stugeron is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction when taken with cetirizine. However, when given together, they can cause drowsiness and you may need to be careful while driving or using any machines. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Stugeron with sertraline?

Stugeron is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction when taken with sertraline. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Stugeron with tramadol?

Stugeron may add the central nervous system depressant effect of tramadol. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Stugeron with paracetamol?

Stugeron is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction when taken with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Stugeron with ibuprofen?

Stugeron is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction when taken with ibuprofen. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Stugeron with amitriptyline?

The sedative effect of amitriptyline may increase when given with Stugeron. You may need to be careful while driving or using any machines. Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Stugeron with loratadine?

Stugeron is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction when taken with loratadine. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Does Stugeron make you drowsy (sleepy)?

Drowsiness (sleepiness) is one of the common side effect associated with the use of Stugeron. If you experience any disturbances in sleep while using the drug, consult your doctor.

Q. Does Stugeron cause weight gain?

Stugeron is not known to cause weight gain. However, if you experience any change in weight while taking Stugeron, consult your doctor.

Q. Does Stugeron help in the management of anxiety?

Stugeron is a drug which is indicated for the treatment of vertigo and motion sickness. It is not known to have a significant anti-anxiety effect. Consult your doctor for the right treatment of anxiety disorder.

Q. Does Stugeron help vertigo?

Yes, Stugeron is effective in treating vertigo. Consult your doctor for the right dose, frequency, and duration of the drug for the treatment of vertigo.

Q. Does Stugeron work?

Stugeron works when given for an approved indication and taken as prescribed by your doctor.

Q. Does Stugeron cause dizziness?

Dizziness is one of the common side effect associated with the use of Stugeron. If you experience dizziness while using Stugeron, please consult your doctor.

Q. Does Stugeron cause Parkinson's disease?

Stugeron has been associated with drug-induced parkinsonism, however, it is not very common. If you experience any movement disorder while using the drug, please consult your doctor.

Q. Does Stugeron work for nausea?

Stugeron is seen to be useful in the treatment of nausea associated with motion sickness.

Q. Does Stugeron interact with warfarin?

Stugeron is not known to have any clinically meaningful interactions with warfarin. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor prior to taking the drug if you are on warfarin therapy.

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