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Consuming alcohol with Betatin 8 does not cause any harmful side effects.
Information regarding the use of Betatin 8 during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Information regarding the use of Betatin 8 during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Betatin 8 does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Betatin 8 is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Betatin 8 may not be needed i... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Betatin 8 in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Betatin 8 is used to prevent and treat a disorder of the inner ear known as Ménière’s disease. The symptoms include dizziness (vertigo), ringing in the ... View More
Uses of Betatin 8
- Meniere's disease
Side effects of Betatin 8
How to use Betatin 8
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Betatin 8 may be taken wit... View More
How Betatin 8 works
Betatin 8 is a histamine analog. It works by improving the blood flow in the inner ear which reduces the pressure of excess fluid there. Excess fluid ca... View More
What if you forget to take Betatin 8?
If you miss a dose of Betatin 8, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
- You have been prescribed Betatin 8 to relieve vertigo (dizziness), hearing problems and tinnitus (noise in the ear) associated with Ménière's disease.
- It can only decrease the number and severity of attacks but may not completely stop them.
- Taking it with food can help reduce stomach problems.
- Take it at the same time each day to maintain a steady amount of the medicine in your body.
- Inform your doctor if you have a history of stomach ulcer, asthma, or low blood pressure.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
- Do not stop taking the medicine suddenly without talking to your doctor first.
Meniere's disease, tinnitus and/or progressive loss of hearing, vertigo, dizziness.
Should be taken with food.
Adult: Initially, 8-16 mg tid. Maintenance: 24-48 mg daily.
Mode of Action
Betahistine improves the microcirculation in the labyrinth which reduces endolymphatic pressure.
Active peptic ulcer, bronchial asthma, pregnancy and lactation.
Rash, pruritus, urticaria, dyspepsia, nausea, peptic ulcer disease, headache, dizziness, insomnia.
May antagonise antihistamines. May decrease bronchodilator effects of beta-2 agonists.
Alternative brand for Betatin 8
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More