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A 26-year-old female asked:

I've been on betahistine over a week now for dizzyness. for the last 4 days my body's been feeling really shaky. could this be the betahistine?

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Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 38 years experience
Yes: Inhibition of the H3 histamine receptor can affect serotonin, acetylcholine and nor-epinephrine levels throughout the body. This can result in an assortment of symptoms. Sometimes shakiness can be due to the underlying condition for which the medication was prescribed.
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