Description of the medicine: Betahistine (Betahistine)
Betahistine (Betahistine) *. 2- [2- (Methylamino) ethyl] pyridine.
Available in the form of dihydrochloride.
Synonyms: Betaserc, Urutal, Antivom, Betaserc, Fidium, Sinmenier, Urutal, Vasomotal, etc.
A similar betahistine dimethanesulfonate (mesylate) is available under the names: Aquamen, Extovyl, Caturan, Medan, Melbestin, Melorat, Menitazine, Ribrain, Riptonin, Tenyl, etc.
The drug is an inhibitor of diamine oxidase, an enzyme that inactivates histamine. By stabilizing the histamine formed in the body, betahistine has a histamine-like effect.
The drug is effective for oral use.
Betagistin is primarily used for Meniere's disease and similar diseases, accompanied by dizziness, tinnitus, hearing loss, nausea, and vomiting.
The drug dilates the precapillary sphincter of the vessels of the inner ear, improves microcirculation.
Assign inside 1 tablet (8 mg) 3 times a day. If necessary, increase the dose to 6 tablets per day (in 2 to 3 doses). Treatment is carried out for a long time (from several weeks to several months).
The drug is usually well tolerated. Itching, gastrointestinal upsets are possible.
With caution, you should take the drug with pheochromocytoma, bronchial asthma, gastric ulcer. You should not prescribe the drug during pregnancy.
Release form: tablets of 0.008 g (8 mg) in a package of 100 pieces.
Storage; list B.