What is Zevert (Betahistine) used for?
Zevert (Betahistine) is commonly prescribed to patients suffering from Menier`s disease. The medication operates by blocking histamine receptors in the inner ear to relieve this pressure and relieve symptoms associated with this condition including tinnitus, vertigo, or hearing problems. Your doctor may also prescribe its use for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Zevert (Betahistine)?
Zevert (Betahistine) is normally taken once daily at a dosage of one tablet. Your individual instructions will depend on your age, weight, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a full glass of water and a meal to prevent nausea. Do not chew, split, or crush the tablets prior to use to avoid destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor or pharmacist any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Zevert (Betahistine)?
The use of Zevert (Betahistine) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Stop using the medication and contact your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any serious side effects being especially cautious about any sign of an allergic reaction such as hives, swelling, or difficulty breathing. These conditions may require lower doses, reduced frequency of administration, or emergency medical attention in serious cases.
Zevert (Betahistine) should not be used by patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or who have a tumour affecting the adrenal gland. Also inform your doctor if you have asthma or a history of peptic ulcers as these conditions may cause unexpected health problems during treatment requiring adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Zevert (Betahistine) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Zevert (Betahistine) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.