Vertigon 25mg Tablet
By GENO PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Vertigon 25mg Tab belongs to the class of medicines known as antihistamines that are used to control symptoms occurring due to balance or movement. The generic name of Vertigon 25mg Tab is cinnarizine.
Uses of Vertigon 25mg Tab
- Treatment of various balance disorders such as vertigo, travel/motion sickness,
- Meniere's disease
- Cogan's syndrome
Contraindications of Vertigon 25mg Tab
- This medicinal tablet should be avoided by individuals who are allergic to it or its constituents.
- It should also be avoided by children under the age of five years.
Side effects of Vertigon 25mg Tab
- skin rashes
- stomach pain
- stiffness in muscles
- difficulty in breathing
- allergic reactions such as swelling of face, throat, neck or tongue
Precautions and Warnings of Vertigon 25mg Tab
Can I take Vertigon 25mg Tab during pregnancy?
It is unsafe to use this medicine during pregnancy or if you are planning pregnancy. Consult your doctor for more details about its use and other possible medications for your condition.
Can I take Vertigon 25mg Tab while breastfeeding?
This medicine is unsafe during breastfeeding as it is known to pass via the breastmilk to the infant. Consult your doctor for more details about its use and other possible medications for your condition.
Can I drive if I have consumed Vertigon 25mg Tab?
The intake of this medicine may cause drowsiness or sleepiness. Avoid driving or operation of tools and machinery after the administration of the tablets.
Can I consume alcohol with Vertigon 25mg Tab?
The consumption of alcohol will lead to increased symptoms of drowsiness; hence, you should avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
It is advisable not to suggest this medication to anyone even if their symptoms are similar to yours.
Mode of Action of Vertigon 25mg Tab
How Does It Work?
The composition of Vertigon 25mg Tab works by preventing the contraction of smooth muscle cells of the blood vessels. By binding to a number of receptors, it controls the blood flow to the ears, thus preventing vertigo and motion sickness.
Directions for Use of Vertigon 25mg Tab
This tablet is for oral consumption only. Administer the medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Chew, suck or swallow the tablet whole with water. A proper follow-up with your doctor on the completion of the course of this medicine is required.
Interactions of Vertigon 25mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
This medicine is known to have interactions with certain antidepressants and sedatives. Consult your doctor for more details about its interactions and uses.
Interactions with food items
There are no known medically proven interactions of this medicine with food; however, it is advisable to avoid foods containing high fats for the effective working of this tablet.
Other general Interactions
The medicine is known to interact with conditions such as liver and kidney problems and porphyria (a rare blood disease). Kindly consult your doctor for more details about further interactions.
Storage and disposal of Vertigon 25mg Tab
The tablets should be kept in a closed container at room temperatures not exceeding 25°C, away from the sight and reach of children. Do not use post the expiration date mentioned on the pack. Follow medical waste management protocol in the disposal of the medicine.
Dosage of Vertigon 25mg Tab
The dosage of Vertigon 25mg Tab should be administered responsibly in the prescribed amount as overdose may lead to headache, skin rashes, stomach pain, etc. In case of an overdose, seek immediate medical help.
Missed a Dose
The medicine should be taken as prescribed. In case of a missed dose, it is advisable to administer it at the earliest. If it is time for the upcoming scheduled dose, the missed dose should be skipped and the regular dosage schedule should be continued or maintained.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What should I inform my healthcare provider before starting the course of this medicine?
A: Kindly report your complete medical/surgical history along with any or all ongoing prescription, non-prescription and herbal medications to your doctor.
Q: How and when should I use this medicine?
A: The usage of this medicine for adults should be two tablets two hours prior to travel and one tablet every eight hours during the journey. For children, it should be one tablet two hours prior to travel and half a tablet every eight hours during the journey. However, consult your doctor for the exact dosage as it may depend on the condition.
Q: Is this medicine chewable or should I take it whole?
A: This medicine can be sucked, chewed or swallowed whole with water. Consult your doctor for more information.
Q: Should this medicine be used before or after meal?
A: This medicine should preferably be used after the intake of meals.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 08:54 AM (IST)
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