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Betavert 24mg Tablet
Betavert 24mg Tablet

Betavert 24mg Tablet

By SUN PHARMA
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 192.00
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Betahistine(24.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-vertigo

Medical Description

An antivertigo medicine, Betavert 24mg Tab is used in conditions of Meniere's disease, which is a disorder of the inner ear.

Uses of Betavert 24mg Tab

  • Meniere's disease
  • Balance disorders
  • Vertigo
  • Tinnitus (perception of noise or ringing in the ears)

Contraindications of Betavert 24mg Tab

  • Persons with pheochromocytoma, a rare adrenal gland tumour
  • Allergy to betahistine

Side effects of Betavert 24mg Tab

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dyspepsia (indigestion)
  • Pain and swelling in the abdomen
  • Stomach pain and upset stomach
  • Bloating

Precautions and Warnings of Betavert 24mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Betavert 24mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
The medicine is not advised during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Betavert 24mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
There are no studies of betahistine passing into the milk produced, and it is to be administered only if advised by a doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Betavert 24mg Tab?
A:
Driving is not recommended to individuals who are on this medication.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Betavert 24mg Tab?
A:
Excess consumption of alcohol is advised against the use of the medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Individuals who are on a prescription for asthma medication are advised to discuss the current situation before taking up this medication.

Mode of Action of Betavert 24mg Tab

How Does It Work?

The composition of Betavert 24mg Tab consists of betahistine, which acts as a histamine agonist. It increases the blood flow to the inner ear, which in turn decreases the pressure inside the inner ear
. The decrease in pressure helps in dampening the signals sent out to the brain helping in vertigo and imbalance.
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Directions for Use of Betavert 24mg Tab

Betavert 24mg Tab dosage should be taken as prescribed by the doctor. Taking the medicine with a meal is advised to help in issues of the stomach.

Interactions of Betavert 24mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

Betahistine reacts when taken with cetirizine resulting in dampening the effects of cetirizine. Taking the medicine along with salbutamol, which is used in the treatment of asthma, can result in hampe
ring the effects of salbutamol.
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Interactions with food items

No reported complications are present with any food products.

Other general Interactions

Individuals with stomach ulcers are advised to consult with a doctor before taking up the medication.

Storage and disposal of Betavert 24mg Tab

Stored the medicine at room temperatures. It is advised to keep the medicine away from moisture or heat.

Dosage of Betavert 24mg Tab

Overdose

An overdose on betahistine can result in a cardiac arrest and requires immediate emergency care if suspected. Side effects related to an overdose of Betavert 24mg Tab include pain in the abdomen, naus
ea and fits.
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Missed a Dose

A missed dosage must be taken as soon as possible but separated from the next scheduled dose to avoid a double dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Betavert 24mg Tab a complete solution for Meniere's disease?

A: No, the medicine is used to decrease the number of messages the nerves send to the brain, decreasing the vertigo effect but not completely ridding one off it.

Q: If not permanent, how long does the effect of betahistine last?

A: The average effect of betahistine lasts under 20 hours.

Q: Can the medicine be put on hold if the symptoms have been suppressed?

A: No, as stated betahistine does not fully cure Meniere's disease, so the medicine is not recommended to be put on hold if an individual feels better, unless it is advised by the doctor.

Q: The onset period of betahistine is more when taken with food. Why is it still advised to take the medicine with food?

A: Taking betahistine without food can result in an upset stomach or other issues of the stomach.

Q: What is the onset time for betahistine?

A: The medicine starts showing results about an hour after the oral administration.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 02:29 PM (IST)
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