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Betahistine dihydrochloride 8mg and conventin 400 mg prescribed for my uncle after dignosis in ears..Are they for life? And what are the side effects.
You can Look Them Up: Use dr. Google ; quickly research to answer your questions. For betahistine see: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/betahistine ; http://fdb.Rxlist.Com/drugs/drug-77795-betahistine. For conventin: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/gabapentin ; http://www.Rxlist.Com/neurontin-drug.Htm. When a brand name website is available, look up the "prescribing information", the fda summary of known + ; - issues. ...Read more
Been dizzy for 6 months. Tried betahistine dihydrochloride and cinnarizine. Hasn't helped. Last day experiencing pain when touching tragus?
Dizzy: Dizzy is a non specific complaint and needs to be sorted out by your doctor. It sounds like you have been treating inner ear disease and should be better. Touching your tragus and experiencing pain is more typical of external ear disease. It is time to get a diagnosis and get properly treated. All the best. ...Read more
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?
Possibly: In one published study, betahistine dihydrochloride was tested in 10 patients with a history of motion sickness. The use of this drug was found to significantly improve the tolerance of treated patients to a defined scenario of motion sickness (matsnev et al: efficacy of histaminergic drugs in experimental motion sickness. Journal of vestibular research, 2007, volume 17, pages 313-321). ...Read more
If I stop takeing betahistine even for a day the vertigo comes back also the prescribe dose no longer work I currently take 1 8mg tablet 3 times?
I have just started taking betahistine hydrochloride a week ago and find that i go to sleep immediately but am waking 4 hours later and can't return. ?
Is there an alternative medication that i can take for menieres disease. I have had side effects from betahistine.
Steroids: Some meniere's patients benefit from oral steroids and sometimes steroids injected behind the ear drum (transtympanic injection). You should also have a diet low in salt and avoid caffeine and alcohol. Consult your ENT doctor if you are having side effects from the medicines prescribed. ...Read more