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Vertikos 16 mg Tablet

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Composition for Vertikos 16 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Vertikos 16 mg Tablet

Vertigo, Meniere's disease
MRP
72
₹7.2/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Vertikos Tablet

Uses of Vertikos Tablet

Vertikos 16 mg Tablet is used in vertigo and Meniere's disease. It helps to reduce the episodes of vertigo associated with Meniere's disease.

Vertikos Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Vertikos are Headache, Nausea, Dyspepsia.

How to use Vertikos 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. Vertikos 16 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 Vertikos Tablet works

Vertikos 16 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). Vertikos 16 mg Tablet additionally dampens down the nerve signals sent from the inner ear to the brain. This relieves the symptoms of Ménière's disease.

In Depth Information on Vertikos Tablet

Expert advice for Vertikos Tablet

  • Vertikos 16 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 Vertikos 16 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 Vertikos 16 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
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Vertikos Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Vertikos Tablet
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 Vertikos 16 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Vertikos 16 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Vertikos 16 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Vertikos 16 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Vertikos 16 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Vertikos Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Vertikos 16 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Vertikos Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Betahistine

Q. Is Vertikos useful for the treatment of a migraine associated vertigo?
Vertikos 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 Vertikos for the treatment of benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo?
Use of Vertikos 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 Vertikos with paracetamol?
Vertikos can be taken with paracetamol. There are no reported drug drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Q. Is Vertikos addictive?
No, addictive potential has not been reported with Vertikos. It shows no withdrawal symptoms when you stop using this medicine.
Q. Is Vertikos good for dizziness?
Vertikos 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 Vertikos with propranolol?
Vertikos and propranolol can be taken together. Vertikos 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 Vertikos make you sleepy?
Vertikos does not make you sleepy. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Q. Is Vertikos available over the counter?
No, Vertikos is not an over the counter medicine. It is available with doctor's prescription only.
Q. Can I take Vertikos with prochlorperazine?
Vertikos 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 Vertikos cause an increase in blood pressure?
Vertikos 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 Vertikos 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. Vertikos 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 Vertikos?
Do not stop taking Vertikos 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 Vertikos up to 6 months or more for the right effect to come.
Q. Can I use Vertikos for motion sickness?
No, Vertikos 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. Vertikos is used for decreasing the episodes of recurrent vertigo (spinning sensation) associated with Ménière’s disease (an ear disease).
Q. Is Vertikos useful in the treatment of anxiety?
No, Vertikos 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 Vertikos be useful for treating an ear infection?
No, Vertikos 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 Vertikos with antibiotics?
Vertikos and antibiotics can be taken together. No harmful side effects or any other clinical interactions have been seen when Vertikos 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 Vertikos an antihistamine?
No, Vertikos 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 Vertikos with antihistamine medicines?
Vertikos should not be taken with antihistamine medicines like dimenhydrinate as Vertikos 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 Vertikos with ibuprofen?
Vertikos can be taken with ibuprofen. There are no reported drug-drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Q. Does Vertikos cause weight gain?
Use of Vertikos has not shown to cause weight gain. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Q. Is Vertikos safe?
Vertikos 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 Vertikos with vitamin D?
Vertikos 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 Vertikos with cetirizine?
Vertikos should not be taken with cetirizine as it has antihistamine action and Vertikos has histamine like action and using the two medicines together may lower the efficacy of either of them.
Q. Can I use Vertikos for nausea?
Vertikos 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 Vertikos be useful for treating labyrinthitis?
Vertikos 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 Vertikos start working?
The maximum level of Vertikos 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 Vertikos make you lose weight?
Vertikos 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 Vertikos, consult your doctor as it may be due to an underlying condition that needs attention.
Q. Does Vertikos cause headache?
Yes, headache is a commonly reported side effect of Vertikos. 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 Vertikos may need a dose adjustment.
Q. Can I take Vertikos with warfarin?
Vertikos 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 Vertikos a steroid?
No, Vertikos 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 Vertikos with amitriptyline?
Vertikos 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 Vertikos cause drowsiness?
Vertikos has not been reported to cause drowsiness. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Q. Is Vertikos a beta blocker?
No, Vertikos 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 Vertikos a diuretic?
No, Vertikos 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 Vertikos a blood thinner?
No, Vertikos 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 Vertikos with propranolol?
Vertikos 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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Taking Vertikos with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Vertikos with Desloratadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Desloratadine: Desalert, Dest, Auriase, Ltcet, Lorday, Dezlorid, Tastylora, DE Argella, Lordil D
Vertikos with Dexchlorpheniramine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dexchlorpheniramine: Geodex, Cortimine D, Gzlamine, Dexil, Dexcpm, Diominic, Diowin, Synramine
Vertikos with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset
Vertikos with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl
Vertikos with Azelastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Azelastine: Azep, Arzep
Vertikos with Acrivastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acrivastine: Nasorest
Vertikos with Rupatadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Rupatadine: Ralzal, Rupiz, Rupastar, Ryten
Vertikos with Doxylamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxylamine: Dopy, Elsie
Vertikos with Dimethindene
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dimethindene: Foristal
Vertikos with Buclizine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Buclizine: Longifene
Vertikos with Chlorpheniramine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorpheniramine: Rolaramine, Allermin, Hista 12, Optizinc
Vertikos with Epinastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Epinastine: Epina, Epitane
Vertikos with Diphenhydramine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Diphenhydramine: Dif, Zendryl
Vertikos with Meclizine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Meclizine: Pnv
Vertikos with Levocetirizine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Levocetirizine: Alticet, Vizocet, Kind, Enocet-LV, Kexical, Locet, Spacet, Occetiz, Geolev, Incet L, Li-Dof, Levori, Twist, Nevocit, Lexicet L, Bituzin, Wincit, Vocita, Le Citra, Jeevcold-L, Livday, Cetist L, Aleva, Duvet, Ele, Leocit, Exizin, Leracin, Votri, Arizin L, Zicet L, Letra, Evoce, Licozine, Visle, Levox, Levep, Lee Cet, Levotri, Hisstacure, Alquit L, Espania, L Citi, L Cetril, Incetin LV, Lecetro, CS L, Ticlid, Alercy, L Cetrin, Sarbcit, Cianlevo, Neocet, Levotine, Levzine, Alevoz, L-Cetal, Lctus, Skycett, Levociden, Ltz, Ulcet L, Allersan, Revocet, Eltriz, Lest, Lecriz, Plazip, LMV, Leritz, Adlevocet, Vojet L, Vocet L, Lovcet, Fricet, Winliv, Minicet-L, Trilee, Lezin, Alerwin, Verlicet, LC DEX, Alles, Lcfran, Lola, Leci, Levolac, Lczine, L Citrimin, Alle, Kecet L, Brethmol Plus, Levohist, Flamoset, Ancer L, Cerzin L, Alergin L, Allrite, Lezyncet, Licit, Genlevo, L Cetron, Lazine, Livy, Spencet L, Alert L, Levodec, Levorid, Allercet L, Vozet, Lcz, Hhlevo, Zylera, Allerhin L, Incid, Zipcet, Glencet, L Dio 1, Levosiz, Lecope, Leset, L Lodizin, Laveta, Alerfix, Xyzal, Uvnil, Teczine, Suhit, Borox, Hicet L, Xyzac, Levosetride D, Covel, Tancet L, L Hist, Ekon XL, Elriz, Hatric, Cetrite, Lecy, Dhak S, Klocet, Encet L, Levozet, Levodus, Levorize, Rinocet, Lezine, Alertus, Cetfast L, Lehist, Cetriliv, L Atriz, Argella, Cetiriz L, Locet L, Zocet, Congy L, Lency, Velcet, Zycet L, Alci, Lecenta, Cetlong L, Izi, Starcet, Loviroc, Lvt, Livogel, Allegone, Provent, Levogel, LE Zenrid
Vertikos with Olopatadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Olopatadine: Dopat, Neuolo, Iypat, OLO, Patadin, Rapidon, Petolo, Olopine, Olotop, Oloblu, Olopat, Alerchek OD, Olspore, Olotad, Akuday, Olotak, Odin, Olomed
Vertikos with Clemastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Clemastine: Tavegyl, Clamist
Vertikos with Hydroxyzine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Hydroxyzine: Venarex, Novatrax, Glozin, Prukil, Zoxin, Atamax, Geozen, Avrax, Ktrax, Averzine, Arotex, Evall
Vertikos with Promethazine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Promethazine: Pplusp, Pyrice, Progan, Allerzine
Vertikos with Pheniramine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Pheniramine: Nicophen, Delcuf D, Kayphen, Pheril
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