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Vertistar 16mg Tablet

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By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 66.80*
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Betahistine(16.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-VERTIGO

Medical Description

Vertistar 16 tablet contains betahistine. It belongs to the class of medicines known as anti-vertigo and helps to relieve symptoms of Meniere's syndrome like vertigo, ringing in the ears, hearing loss...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Vertistar 16mg Tablet

Vertistar 16 tablet is used in the treatment of Meniere's syndrome (it is an ear disorder with symptoms like vertigo, ringing in the ears, hearing loss and nausea).
contraindications

Contraindications of Vertistar 16mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to betahistine or any other ingredients of Vertistar 16 tablet.
  • If you are suffering from untreated high blood pressure due to a tumour in the adrenal gland (phaeochromocytoma).
sideEffects

Side effects of Vertistar 16mg Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Indigestion (dyspepsia)
  • Headache
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Vertistar 16mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Vertistar 16 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
The risk for humans after taking the Betahistine during pregnancy is not known. It is advised to avoid using this medicine during pregnancy. Please consult your doctor before using the Vertistar 16 tablet.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Vertistar 16 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advised not to breastfeed during the treatment with Vertistar 16 tablet as it is unknown if betahistine passes into the breastmilk.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Vertistar 16 tablet?
A:
  • Vertistar 16 tablet has no or negligible effects on the ability to drive or use machines. However, the disease for which this medicine is used can hamper your ability to drive and therefore, caution i...
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alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Vertistar 16 tablet?
A:
No information is available on the interactions of Vertistar 16 tablet when taken with alcohol. You can consult your doctor or pharmacist for further information.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have asthma.
  • You have a stomach ulcer.
  • You are suffering from low blood pressure.
  • If you are suffering from hives (urticaria), rashes or hay fever, this medicine can worsen them.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Vertistar 16mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Vertistar 16 tablet improves blood flow in the inner ear and reduces pressure built in the ear.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Vertistar 16mg Tablet

Vertistar 16 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It should be taken with or after food. It would be best ...
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interactions

Interactions of Vertistar 16mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat allergies are called anti-histamines. This medicine can affect how your allergy medicines work and allergies can worsen.
  • Medicines used to treat mood disorders (Selegiline).
  • Medicines used to treat Parkinson's disease.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Vertistar 16mg Tablet

  • Store Vertistar 16 tablet in a clean and dry place.
  • Try to keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Vertistar 16mg Tablet

Overdose

  • An overdose may cause nausea, abdominal pain, sleepiness, vomiting, fits, indigestion, impaired balance or coordination, lung or heart complications.
  • If you think you have/had an overdose of Vertistar 16 tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Vertistar 16 tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should be discussed with my healthcare professional before I start the treatment with these medicines?

A: Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor about your medical history including allergies, stomach ulcers (past or active), asthma and pheochromocytoma.

Q: We are planning to travel to a hilly region, my child gets motion sickness, can I give the Vertistar 16 tablet to my child?

A: No, this medicine shouldn't be given to anyone below 18 years of age. There are other medicines your doctor can prescribe for your child for motion sickness.

Q: Can I take this medicine on an empty stomach?

A: This medicine must be taken either with or after having food as consuming it on an empty stomach may increase the stomach-related side effects.

Q: What if I accidentally take a high dose of Vertistar 16mg tablet?

A: You may experience nausea, abdominal pain, sleepiness, vomiting, fits, indigestion, impaired balance or coordination, lung or heart complications if you take this tablet in more than the recommended quantities. Thus, please follow the guidelines as directed by your doctor and in case if you experience symptoms or side effects you are advised to visit your doctor or nearest hospital.

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ContainsBetahistine(16.0 Mg)
UsesMeniere's disease
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, indigestion
Last Updated on: 12 Sep 2021 | 01:04 PM (IST)
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