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What's role of cinnarizine in neurology?

What's role of cinnarizine in neurology?

Cinnarizine: Cinnarizine, derived from piperazine, is an antihistamine and calcium channel blocker. It may promote cerebral blood flow, and so is used to treat cerebral apoplexy, post-trauma cerebral symptoms, and cerebral arteriosclerosis. It is more commonly prescribed for nausea and vomiting due to motion sickness or other sources such as chemotherapy, vertigo and meniere's syndrome. ...Read more

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Been dizzy for 6 months. Tried betahistine dihydrochloride and cinnarizine. Hasn't helped. Last day experiencing pain when touching tragus?

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

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Is Cinnarizine effective for vertigo related to sensorineural hearing loss? If not, then is there anything that is?

Is Cinnarizine effective for vertigo related to sensorineural hearing loss? If not, then is there anything that is?

Maybe.: Cinnarizine is not used in the United States or Canada and so many of us are not familiar with it, or what it can do. However, since it helps vertigo from many causes, it may help with this one. Try it and see. You will know if it works or doesn't. If your doc suggested it, then it is worth trying. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinnarizine ...Read more

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Is usage of pentoxifylline or cinnarizine justified for a ticking eye? Tests haven't show anything so far but my md is switching my meds for the tick.

Is usage of pentoxifylline or cinnarizine justified for a ticking eye? Tests haven't show anything so far but my md is switching my meds for the tick.

Opthalmologist: Is this a twitching of the eyelid or a complete spasm closing the eyelid? Twitches are often caused by caffeine excess, eye strain, stress, and anxiety. I'm not familiar with the use of the above mentioned medications for eyelid twitching. Have you consulted an opthalmologist or perhaps a neurologist if the problem is very frequent and bothersome. ...Read more

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What is cinarizina and what is it used for?

Cinarizina: This is an antiemetic, antivertigo agent, not available in us. ...Read more

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Are cinarizina and stugeron the same thing and are they used for treating poor circulation? A symptom is bad memory

Are cinarizina and stugeron the same thing and are they used for treating poor circulation? A symptom is bad memory

Cinnarizine : Cinnarizine is an antihistamine that is not available in the United States or canada. In other countries it goes by names including stugeron (a brand name) and cinarizina (a spanish generic name). According to foreign websites, it is used for motion sickness, but may have some ability to relax blood vessels. Many antihistamines cause sleepiness and confusion, particularly in susceptible people. ...Read more

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What is epaderm use for?

Epaderm: This consists of emulsifying wax, yellow soft paraffin, liquid paraffin - it is applied to dry skin and it acts as a barrier preventing loss of water. Hence the skin stays moist. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use meladerm?

Is it ok to use meladerm?

Most likely safe: Meladerm is an over the counter skin lightening agent. It contains no prescription medications. It does have some acids used for chemical peels so be careful not to overuse it. Chemical peels can be very useful for treating many skin conditions. The real question is it effective enought to justify the cost. ...Read more