Drug ID: 2d00000033
Drug Name: Betahistine
Generic Names: Tigo (8mg) | Belhist (16mg) | Divert (16mg) | Histin | Verzin (24mg) | Histiwel (8mg) | Robitin (8mg) | Gidinil (16mg) | Vertistar (16mg) | Robitin (16mg) | Vertin OD (48mg) | Verbet (8mg) | Hestin B (8mg) | Vertistar (8mg) | Histigo (24mg) | Zevert (16mg) | Msbeta (12mg) | Intrabet (16mg) | Meneas (16mg) | Histigo (16mg) | Bevert (16mg) | Minivert (16mg) | Histavert (8mg) | Vertidex (8mg) | Luhist (24mg) | Betalin (8mg) | Verticare (16mg) | Vertohist (8mg) | Merislon (6mg) | Histar (8mg) | Agiserc | Betagam | Beta-Histina Ciclum | Betaistina ratiopharm | Serc | Vestibo | Bétahistine Biogaran | Bétahistine EG | More
Category: Antivertigo Drugs
Legal Status: Non Opioid Prescription only drug
Indication for Mother: Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.
Recommended Dose: Dose is based on patient’s condition.
The recommended dose is ˝ to 1 tablet (8mg), 4 times per day.
Recommended In: This medication is an anti-vertigo agent, prescribed for dizziness (vertigo) in those who have Meniere's disease. It causes vasodilatation in inner ear.
Directions For Use: It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
Storage: Store it at room temperature (25-30°C). Keep away from children.
Dosage Forms: Tablet
Side Effects: GI disturbances and headache.
In Case of Overdose: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately.
Avoid If: Contraindicated in patients with asthma and ulcer.
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of asthma, peptic ulcer and phaeochromocytoma (neuroendocrine tumor of adrenal gland), any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Drug Interaction: Consult your pharmacist.