Vertiford 8 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Vertiford Tablet
Vertiford 8 mg Tablet is used in vertigo and Meniere's disease. It helps to reduce the episodes of vertigo associated with Meniere's disease.
Vertiford Tablet side effects
Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Dyspepsia
How to use Vertiford 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. Vertiford 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 Vertiford Tablet works
Vertiford 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). Vertiford 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.
Vertiford 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 Vertiford 8 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Vertiford 8 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Vertiford 8 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Vertiford 8 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Vertiford 8 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Vertiford Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Vertiford 8 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Vertiford 8 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 Vertiford 8 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 Vertiford 8 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 
    • Asthma
    • Low blood pressure
    • Hereditary problem of intolerance to some sugars
    • History of allergic reactions

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Vertiford with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Vertiford

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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.
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
Homeopathy
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
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FAQs

Q. Is Vertiford useful for the treatment of a migraine associated vertigo?
Vertiford 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 Vertiford for the treatment of benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo?
Use of Vertiford 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 Vertiford with paracetamol?
Vertiford can be taken with paracetamol. There are no reported drug drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Q. Is Vertiford addictive?
No, addictive potential has not been reported with Vertiford. It shows no withdrawal symptoms when you stop using this medicine.
Q. Is Vertiford good for dizziness?
Vertiford 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 Vertiford with propranolol?
Vertiford and propranolol can be taken together. Vertiford 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 Vertiford make you sleepy?
Vertiford does not make you sleepy. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Q. Is Vertiford available over the counter?
No, Vertiford is not an over the counter medicine. It is available with doctor's prescription only.
Q. Can I take Vertiford with prochlorperazine?
Vertiford 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 Vertiford cause an increase in blood pressure?
Vertiford 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 Vertiford 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. Vertiford 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 Vertiford?
Do not stop taking Vertiford 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 Vertiford up to 6 months or more for the right effect to come.
Q. Can I use Vertiford for motion sickness?
No, Vertiford 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. Vertiford is used for decreasing the episodes of recurrent vertigo (spinning sensation) associated with Ménière’s disease (an ear disease).
Q. Is Vertiford useful in the treatment of anxiety?
No, Vertiford 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 Vertiford be useful for treating an ear infection?
No, Vertiford 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 Vertiford with antibiotics?
Vertiford and antibiotics can be taken together. No harmful side effects or any other clinical interactions have been seen when Vertiford 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 Vertiford an antihistamine?
No, Vertiford 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 Vertiford with antihistamine medicines?
Vertiford should not be taken with antihistamine medicines like dimenhydrinate as Vertiford 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 Vertiford with ibuprofen?
Vertiford can be taken with ibuprofen. There are no reported drug-drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Q. Does Vertiford cause weight gain?
Use of Vertiford has not shown to cause weight gain. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Q. Is Vertiford safe?
Vertiford 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 Vertiford with vitamin D?
Vertiford 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 Vertiford with cetirizine?
Vertiford should not be taken with cetirizine as it has antihistamine action and Vertiford has histamine like action and using the two medicines together may lower the efficacy of either of them.
Q. Can I use Vertiford for nausea?
Vertiford 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 Vertiford be useful for treating labyrinthitis?
Vertiford 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 Vertiford start working?
The maximum level of Vertiford 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 Vertiford make you lose weight?
Vertiford 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 Vertiford, consult your doctor as it may be due to an underlying condition that needs attention.
Q. Does Vertiford cause headache?
Yes, headache is a commonly reported side effect of Vertiford. 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 Vertiford may need a dose adjustment.
Q. Can I take Vertiford with warfarin?
Vertiford 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 Vertiford a steroid?
No, Vertiford 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 Vertiford with amitriptyline?
Vertiford 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 Vertiford cause drowsiness?
Vertiford has not been reported to cause drowsiness. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Q. Is Vertiford a beta blocker?
No, Vertiford 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 Vertiford a diuretic?
No, Vertiford 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 Vertiford a blood thinner?
No, Vertiford 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 Vertiford with propranolol?
Vertiford 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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