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VERTISTAR 8 MG TABLET MD

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MRP: Rs. 30.69 for 1 strip(s) (10 tablet md each)
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Composition for VERTISTAR

Betahistine(8 mg)

food interaction for VERTISTAR

alcohol interaction for VERTISTAR

pregnancy interaction for VERTISTAR

lactation interaction for VERTISTAR

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Vertistar 8 mg tablet md with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Vertistar 8 mg tablet md 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for VERTISTAR

Betahistine(8 mg)

Uses

Vertistar 8 mg tablet md is used to prevent vertigo.

How it works

Vertistar 8 mg tablet md belongs to the group of medicines called histamine analogues. It acts by improving blood flow in the inner ear, which reduces the buildup of pressure causing vertigo, tinnitus, hearing loss and nausea.

Common side effects

Dizziness, Headache, Insomnia, Skin irritation, Stomach upset, Tachycardia

Common Dosage for VERTISTAR 8 MG TABLET MD

Patients taking VERTISTAR 8 MG TABLET MD

  • 50%
    Twice A Day
  • 40%
    Thrice A Day
  • 10%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES for VERTISTAR

2 Substitutes
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  • DIZIMARC MD 8MG TABLET
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Top Physicians

  • Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
    MBBS
    4.9
  • Dr. Ashutosh Shukla
    MBBS, MD, Diploma, Fellowship
    4.6
  • Dr. Sushila Kataria
    MBBS, MD, Diploma
    4.6
  • Dr. R. S. Rawat
    MBBS, MD
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  • Dr. R. R. Dutta
    MBBS, MD
    4.4

Expert advice for VERTISTAR

Do not start or continue the betahistine tablets:
  • If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to betahistine or any of the other ingredients of betahistine tablet.
  • If you are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • If you have intolerance to some sugars like lactose.
Do not drive or operate machinery after taking betahistine because you may feel drowsy.
Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of following disease conditions: peptic ulcer, asthma, urticaria, rashes or allergic rhinitis, severe hypotension.

Frequently asked questions for VERTISTAR

Betahistine

Q.Is betahistine FDA approved?
No, betahistine is not approved by FDA

Q.Is betahistine/betahistine dihydrochloride an antihistamine/antibiotic/steroid/addictive?
No, it belongs to the group of medicines called histamine analogues. It is not antihistamine/antibiotic/steroid and it is not an addictive drug

Q.Is betahistine available over the counter?
No, it is available with doctor's prescription only

Q.Is betahistine used for vertigo/tinnitus?
Yes, it is used for vertigo, tinnitus. Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use

Q.How long can I take betahistine for?
Patient should take betahistine for prescribed dose and duration as advised by doctor

Q.Can I take betahistine with antihistamine/ cinnarizine/citalopram/amitryptyline/cetirizine/ paracetamol/ibuprofen/prochlorperazine?
No, taking other medicines may alter the effects of betahistine. Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use

Q.Does betahistine make you sleepy/cause drowsiness/ weight gain?
Betahistine causing drowsiness is among common side effects. Weight gain may be observed rarely. Always consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.

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Content on this page was last updated on 18 October, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)