Generic Drug Therapeutic Class: Neurology-Psychiatry
active ingredients: Betahistine
laboratory: Sanofi-Aventis France
Box of 90
Symptomatic treatment of iterative vertigo with or without a cochlear sign.
Dosage BETAHISTINE ZENTIVA 8 mg Tablet Box of 90
1. Dosage: 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. 2. 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. 3. Method of administration: 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
Due to the presence of lactose, this drug is contraindicated in case of galactosemia or glucose-galactose malabsorption or lactase deficiency.
NOT RECOMMENDED :
Breast-feeding: In the absence of data on passage into breast milk, the risk is not known; therefore, breastfeeding is not recommended while taking betahistine.
Adverse effects Betahistine Zentiva
- Most common side effects :
gastralgia, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, diarrhea.
- More rarely :
headache, asthenia, somnolence, hypersensitivity reactions.
- Exceptionally :
thrombocytopenia, elevation of transaminases.