|COUNTRY OF ORIGIN||India|
|INDICATION||Vertigo, Meniere’s disease|
|MANUFACTURER||Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd|
|PACKAGING||10 tablets in 1 strip|
Betavert 16mg Tablet 10’s
Betavert 16mg Tablet 10’s comes under the category of medications called ‘antihistamine anti-vertigo medication’, primarily indicated in the treatment of Meniere’s disease and its symptoms including dizziness (vertigo), ringing in the ears (tinnitus), feeling sick (nausea), and difficulty in hearing. Meniere’s disease is a medical condition that affects the inner ear caused by the building up of extra fluid inside the ear. In vertigo, a person feels that they are moving or spinning, but they are not moving. In tinnitus, a person feels a noise or ringing in their ears.
Betavert 16mg Tablet 10’s compromises of Betahistine that works by enhancing the blood flow to the affected part of the ear and also by reducing the amount of fluid in the inner ear. This drug also reduces the number of attacks a person can have.
Take Betavert 16mg Tablet 10’s after taking a light meal with a colossal amount of water. Taking this medicine with or after a meal reduces the chances of the happening of stomach problems. Swallow the medicine as a whole without crushing, breaking, or chewing. If you miss a dose, then take it as soon as possible until it is less than 2 hours or the next dose. Betavert 16mg Tablet 10’s may cause some of the unpleasant effects that include feeling sick (nausea), indigestion (acid reflux), bloating or mild stomach ache, headache. Most of the unpleasant effects caused by this medicine do not require medical attention and will go in a couple of days. However, if the side effects get worsen with time or do not pass in a couple of days, then one should seek medical help.
Consult with your doctor before taking Betavert 16mg Tablet 10’s if you have asthma, a stomach ulcer, skin rash, or low blood pressure. Betavert 16mg Tablet 10’s is not allowed in patients under 18 years old. A person should tell their doctor about the medicines, herbal nonherbal products they are using. If a person is pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to be pregnant, then they can only take this medicine if prescribed by the doctor. And also tell the doctor, if you have had an allergic reaction to betahistine or any other medicines in the past.
Uses of Betavert 16mg Tablet 10’s
Meniere’s disease, dizziness (vertigo), ringing in the ears (tinnitus), loss of hearing, feeling sick (nausea).
Betavert 16mg Tablet 10’s is a “histamine analogue” that is indicated to treat symptoms such as ringing in your ears (tinnitus), dizziness, vertigo, loss of balance, and hearing loss associated with Meniere’s disease. Betavert 16mg Tablet 10’s works by increasing the blood flow to your brain and by lowering the extra pressure build up in the inner ear. By easing down the symptoms associated with Meniere’s disease, this drug helps a person to live their normal life.
Side Effects of Betavert 16mg Tablet 10’s
Like all medications, Betavert 16mg Tablet 10’s may cause bothersome effects, although not everyone gets them. Often these bothersome effects will improve with time as the body is getting adjusted to the new medication. The possible side effects of Betavert 16mg Tablet 10’s include feeling sick (nausea), bloating, and headache. The use of Betavert 16mg Tablet 10’s may also cause vomiting, and stomach problems so taking this medicine with food can reduce the stomach discomfort.
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Betavert 16mg Tablet 10’s is not allowed to use in patients with porphyria and should be used with caution to patients with bronchial asthma. This medication is not allowed to use in children and persons who have galactose intolerance. Vertigo, tinnitus, and hearing loss are common signs of Ménière’s syndrome that can harm a person’s ability to drive or operate any machine. This medicine can cause mild stomach discomfort, so taking it with food can help to reduce stomach problems. Pregnant or breast-feeding females should consult with the doctor before taking this drug as the use of this medicine is only allowed in such case when benefits outweigh the risk.
Drug-Drug Interactions: Betavert 16mg Tablet 10’s may interact with other medicines that include MAO inhibitors (Isocarboxazid) other antihistamines (cetirizine, chlorpheniramine), and beta-2 agonists (salmeterol, formoterol).
Drug-Food Interactions: No such interaction reported. However, one should limit alcohol, caffeine, and high salt diet consumption.
Drug-Disease Interactions: Betavert 16mg Tablet 10’s cannot be used in conditions that include peptic ulcer, adrenal tumour, and asthma.