Medicine Overview of Vigo Tablet
Vigo 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 Vigo 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. Vigo 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.
Vigo 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). Vigo 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 Vigo Tablet
- Vigo 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 Vigo 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 Vigo 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
Vigo 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 Vigo 16 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Vigo 16 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Vigo 16 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Vigo 16 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Vigo 16 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Vigo 16 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Vigo Tablet
Q. Is Vigo useful for the treatment of a migraine associated vertigo?
Vigo 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 Vigo for the treatment of benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo?
Use of Vigo 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 Vigo with paracetamol?
Vigo 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 Vigo. It shows no withdrawal symptoms when you stop using this medicine.
Q. Is Vigo good for dizziness?
Vigo 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 Vigo with propranolol?
Vigo and propranolol can be taken together. Vigo 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 Vigo make you sleepy?
Vigo does not make you sleepy. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Q. Is Vigo available over the counter?
No, Vigo is not an over the counter medicine. It is available with doctor's prescription only.
Q. Can I take Vigo with prochlorperazine?
Vigo 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 Vigo cause an increase in blood pressure?
Vigo 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 Vigo 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. Vigo 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 Vigo?
Do not stop taking Vigo 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 Vigo up to 6 months or more for the right effect to come.
Q. Can I use Vigo for motion sickness?
No, Vigo 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. Vigo is used for decreasing the episodes of recurrent vertigo (spinning sensation) associated with Ménière’s disease (an ear disease).
Q. Is Vigo useful in the treatment of anxiety?
No, Vigo 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 Vigo be useful for treating an ear infection?
No, Vigo 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 Vigo with antibiotics?
Vigo and antibiotics can be taken together. No harmful side effects or any other clinical interactions have been seen when Vigo 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 Vigo an antihistamine?
No, Vigo 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 Vigo with antihistamine medicines?
Vigo should not be taken with antihistamine medicines like dimenhydrinate as Vigo 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 Vigo with ibuprofen?
Vigo can be taken with ibuprofen. There are no reported drug-drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Q. Does Vigo cause weight gain?
Use of Vigo has not shown to cause weight gain. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Vigo 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 Vigo with vitamin D?
Vigo 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 Vigo with cetirizine?
Vigo should not be taken with cetirizine as it has antihistamine action and Vigo has histamine like action and using the two medicines together may lower the efficacy of either of them.
Q. Can I use Vigo for nausea?
Vigo 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 Vigo be useful for treating labyrinthitis?
Vigo 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 Vigo start working?
The maximum level of Vigo 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 Vigo make you lose weight?
Vigo 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 Vigo, consult your doctor as it may be due to an underlying condition that needs attention.
Q. Does Vigo cause headache?
Yes, headache is a commonly reported side effect of Vigo. 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 Vigo may need a dose adjustment.
Q. Can I take Vigo with warfarin?
Vigo 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, Vigo 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 Vigo with amitriptyline?
Vigo 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 Vigo cause drowsiness?
Vigo has not been reported to cause drowsiness. Common side effects seen with its use are a headache, nausea, and dyspepsia.
Q. Is Vigo a beta blocker?
No, Vigo 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, Vigo 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 Vigo a blood thinner?
No, Vigo 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 Vigo with propranolol?
Vigo 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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