Generic Drug Therapeutic Class: Neurology-Psychiatry
active ingredients: Betahistine
laboratory: EG Labo
Box of 90
Symptomatic treatment of iterative vertigo with or without a cochlear sign.
Dosage BETAHISTINE EG 8 mg Tablet Box of 90
The usual dosage is 1 to 2 tablets 3 times a day, preferably in the middle of meals, without exceeding 6 tablets, ie 48 mg of betahistine per day.
Children and adolescents
The use of BETAHISTINE 8 mg in children and adolescents under the age of 18 years is not recommended due to lack of data on safety and efficacy.
Because of the limited data available, betahistine should be used with caution in the elderly.
There is no data available in patients with renal insufficiency.
There is no data available in patients with hepatic insufficiency.
Duration of treatment
The duration of the recommended treatment is 2 to 3 months, to be renewed eventually, according to the evolution of the disease, in continuous or discontinuous courses.
The tablets should be swallowed without being chewed with a glass of water during meals.
· Hypersensitivity to any of the components of this medication,
· Peptic ulcer thrust
Adverse effects Betahistine EG
Most common side effects:
· Gastralgia, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, diarrhea.
More rarely :
· Headache, asthenia, drowsiness, hypersensitivity reactions.
· Thrombocytopenia, elevation of transaminases.