ethaverine-oral, Ethatab, Ethavex
GENERIC NAME: ETHAVERINE - ORAL (eth-AV-er-een)
BRAND NAME(S): Ethatab, Ethavex
USES: This medication helps to widen blood vessels improving blood flow through the body. It is used in the treatment of blood vessel disorders and to improve circulation.
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth as prescribed, usually three times a day. Be sure to follow the dosing instructions closely. Do not increase your dose or stop taking this without first consulting your doctor. This medication may be taken with food or milk if stomach upset occurs.
SIDE EFFECTS: Nausea, stomach upset, loss of appetite, diarrhea, flushing, sweating, headache, drowsiness, tiredness, dizziness or rash may occur the first several days as your body adjusts to the medication. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. To avoid dizziness and lightheadedness when rising from a seated or lying position, get up slowly. Notify your doctor if you experience: slow/irregular heartbeat, unusual weakness, breathing trouble, vision changes. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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