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Vertigen Tablet


Overview

Uses of Vertigen Tablet

Vertigen Tablet side effects

Common
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Dryness in mouth

How to use Vertigen 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. Vertigen Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Vertigen Tablet works

Vertigen Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Cinnarizine and Dimenhydrinate. Cinnarizine is a calcium channel antagonist which works by preventing constriction of the blood vessels of the inner ear. This improves the microcirculation of the ear. Dimenhydrinate is an antiallergic. It blocks the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) that is responsible for light-headedness in vertigo.

Vertigen Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Vertigen Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Vertigen Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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 Vertigen Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Vertigen Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Vertigen Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Vertigen Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Vertigen Tablet helps relieve symptoms of vertigo such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness or spinning sensation.
  • Take it with food to avoid stomach upset.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medicine as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking Vertigen Tablet without talking to your doctor first.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Vertigen

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I having vertigo now, please suggest a tablet
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Visit ent specialist near you for proper examination as vertigo has many reasons and for each type treatment is different
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Can the use of Vertigen cause drowsiness?

Yes, Vertigen 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. Can Vertigen cause indigestion?

Vertigen may cause indigestion. However, taking it with or after food can prevent indigestion. Talk to your doctor if indigestion persists.

Q. Are there any contraindications associated with the use of Vertigen?

Vertigen is considered to be harmful for patients with hypersensitivity to the active substances, diphenhydramine or other antihistamines of similar structure or to any of the excipients. Vertigen should be avoided in patients with glaucoma, fits, increased intracranial pressure, alcohol abuse, urinating issues, liver or kidney disease. It is also not recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Q. What if I accidentally take too much of this medicine?

Visit the nearest emergency department if you accidentally take too much of this medicine. Symptoms of an overdose may include tiredness, pupil dilation, unable to urinate, dry mouth, flushing, fast heart rate, sweating, headache, dizziness and shakiness.

Q. What if I miss a dose of Vertigen?

If you miss a dose of Vertigen, 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 Vertigen to make up for a missed dose.

Q. Can I stop taking Vertigen if I feel well?

You should not stop taking Vertigen until your doctor asks you to. If you stop taking Vertigen earlier than advised, the symptoms of vertigo may reappear (dizziness and spinning).

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Vertigen?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack 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.

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References
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