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betahistine-oral

GENERIC NAME: BETAHISTINE - ORAL (bay-tuh-HISS-teen)

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage

USES: This medication is used to treat dizziness (vertigo) in those who have Meniere's disease.

HOW TO USE: Take as directed, usually three times a day. Dosage is adjusted to each person's response.

SIDE EFFECTS: Stomach upset and headache may occur. If these persist or worsen, notify your doctor. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

PRECAUTIONS: Before taking this drug, tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: allergies, ulcers (active or past), asthma, pheochromocytoma. This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is unknown if this drug is excreted into human milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding. This drug is not recommended for use in children.




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