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