Medicine Overview of Vertin Tablet
Vertin 16 mg Tablet is used in vertigo
and Meniere's disease. It helps to reduce the episodes of vertigo associated with Meniere's disease.
Side Effects of Vertin are Headache, Nausea, Dyspepsia.
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. Vertin 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.
Vertin 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). Vertin 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 Vertin Tablet
- Vertin 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 Vertin 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 Vertin 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
- Low blood pressure
- Hereditary problem of intolerance to some sugars
- History of allergic reactions
Vertin Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Vertin 16 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Vertin 16 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Vertin 16 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Vertin 16 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Vertin 16 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Vertin 16 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Questions Related to Vertin
I am having mild headache, dizziness, vertigo, this is due to over use of electronic devices, like mobile laptop and tv.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
take vertin 8mg twice daily for 1 weekcalpol 500 mg twice daily for 5 days
Feeling vertigo type n nousia like and weakness what medicine should I take
Dr. Pushkar Mani
take Vertin 8mg twice daily for 7 days and OMEZ D 20mg once daily for 5-7 days
I have been told by my GP that I have developed Cervical Spondolysis. I don't feel any pain as such, but have a severe to soft reeling feeling often. I was advised VERTIN 16 and was feeling better.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Do hot fomentation and apply Dynapar QPS spray and take Tab Etorica-MR twice daily and Cap Nurokind-Gold twice daily and Cap Pansec-DSR once daily for 4 days
throat pain, dizzy , ears warming stomach ache
Dr. Pushkar Mani
drotin 40 mg once daily for 5 daysrabekinnd DSR once daily in empty stomach for 10 daysvertin 8 mg twice daily for 1 weekORS powder 1 sachet in 24 hours for 1 weekalsi check BP and Blood sugar
My wife PATIENT has been suffering from arthritis for last six months but here is no positive response till date.so please suggest a proper prescription. Present treatment such as below:-1. Cap Happy-D(empty stomach), Tab cortimax 6mg(BD), Tab Folitrax 30mg once a week(Wednesday), Tab Folic Acid5mg. once a week(Thursday), Tab Lefno 20mg(OD-ES), Tab HCQ 400mg(OD), Tab Nebicard-SM 5mg(OD), Cap Bio-D3 Max(OD) at lunch, Tab Vertin-OD 24mg at dinner, Tab Flucan 200mg once a week(Sunday), Inj Neurobion forte once a week.Please see the attached Prescription of Dr. Chirag Tandon.Awaited for an early & positive response.
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
She seems to be suffering from inflammatory arthritisIt's better to show her to rheumatologist as I do not deal with this problem at allThere are newer medicines available do you days which are much more effective though expensiveThey are studied and written by Rhematology ionly
Sir I'm an overweight guy 6 months bck my blood pressure was high I got head spins I checked my sugar it was 215(fasting) my bp was 150/100 I consult one medicine specialist he prescribed me to take Telvas 40 once a day n vertin 24 OD asked me to do some thyroid tests n blood lipid profiles test too after testing thyroid n lipid profile tests were ok n my blood sugar level was fasting 139 n post lunch it was 289. He prescribed me to take Volibo M 0.3 once a day n asked me to discontinue vertin 24 asked me to check my diet n do some exercises n meet him after 20 days with fresh blood report(only sugar). Now I hv neglected his advice of meeting him for past 6 months but im continuing with my prescribed medicine that's Telvas 40 once n Volibo M0.3 once per day Now my concern is it ok to take those medicines im feeling good with occasional head spins that too mild if I don't take med fir 2/3 days suggest me if it's ok to continue I know im doing wrong by not checking my blood sugar levels so please help me out
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
For a better and healthy life you needs to take your medicine on time regularly , whenever your doctor decided to stop them. Keep regular monitoring on sugar level and BP as it causes very bad effect in your body. So stay regular followup with your doctor and take medicines on time. Also do exercises regularly and try to reduce some weight.
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
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Frequently asked questions about Vertin Tablet
Q. Is Vertin useful for the treatment of a migraine associated vertigo?
Vertin 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 Vertin for the treatment of benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo?
Use of Vertin 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 Vertin with paracetamol?
Vertin can be taken with paracetamol. There are no reported drug drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
No, addictive potential has not been reported with Vertin. It shows no withdrawal symptoms when you stop using this medicine.
Q. Is Vertin good for dizziness?
Vertin 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 Vertin with propranolol?
Vertin and propranolol can be taken together. Vertin 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 Vertin make you sleepy?
Vertin does not make you sleepy. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Q. Is Vertin available over the counter?
No, Vertin is not an over the counter medicine. It is available with doctor's prescription only.
Q. Can I take Vertin with prochlorperazine?
Vertin 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 Vertin cause an increase in blood pressure?
Vertin 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 Vertin 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. Vertin 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 Vertin?
Do not stop taking Vertin 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 Vertin up to 6 months or more for the right effect to come.
Q. Can I use Vertin for motion sickness?
No, Vertin 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. Vertin is used for decreasing the episodes of recurrent vertigo (spinning sensation) associated with Ménière’s disease (an ear disease).
Q. Is Vertin useful in the treatment of anxiety?
No, Vertin 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 Vertin be useful for treating an ear infection?
No, Vertin 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 Vertin with antibiotics?
Vertin and antibiotics can be taken together. No harmful side effects or any other clinical interactions have been seen when Vertin 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 Vertin an antihistamine?
No, Vertin 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 Vertin with antihistamine medicines?
Vertin should not be taken with antihistamine medicines like dimenhydrinate as Vertin 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 Vertin with ibuprofen?
Vertin can be taken with ibuprofen. There are no reported drug-drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Q. Does Vertin cause weight gain?
Use of Vertin has not shown to cause weight gain. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Vertin 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 Vertin with vitamin D?
Vertin 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 Vertin with cetirizine?
Vertin should not be taken with cetirizine as it has antihistamine action and Vertin has histamine like action and using the two medicines together may lower the efficacy of either of them.
Q. Can I use Vertin for nausea?
Vertin 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 Vertin be useful for treating labyrinthitis?
Vertin 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 Vertin start working?
The maximum level of Vertin 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 Vertin make you lose weight?
Vertin 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 Vertin, consult your doctor as it may be due to an underlying condition that needs attention.
Q. Does Vertin cause headache?
Yes, headache is a commonly reported side effect of Vertin. 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 Vertin may need a dose adjustment.
Q. Can I take Vertin with warfarin?
Vertin 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.
No, Vertin 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 Vertin with amitriptyline?
Vertin 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 Vertin cause drowsiness?
Vertin has not been reported to cause drowsiness. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Q. Is Vertin a beta blocker?
No, Vertin 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.
No, Vertin 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 Vertin a blood thinner?
No, Vertin 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 Vertin with propranolol?
Vertin 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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