betahistine


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betahistine

 [ba″tah-his´tēn]
a histamine analogue used as the hydrochloride salt as a vasodilator to reduce the frequency of attacks of vertigo in Meniere's disease, especially in patients having a high frequency of such attacks; administered orally.

betahistine

/be·ta·his·tine/ (-his´tēn) a histamine analogue used as the hydrochloride salt to reduce the frequency of attacks of vertigo in Meniere's disease.

betahistine

[ba′tah-his′tēn]
a histamine analogue used as the hydrochloride salt and as a vasodilator to reduce the frequency of attacks of vertigo in Meniere's disease, especially in patients having a high frequency of such attacks; administered orally.

betahistine

A drug used to control the symptoms-vertigo and nausea-of MÉNIÈRE'S DISEASE. A brand name is Serc.
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Supportive treatment included methylcobalamin (1500mcg/day), betahistine (24mg TID), Ginkgo biloba, vinpocetine, xanthinol, intravenous hetastarch (1mg/kg/day).
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In case of Meniere's disease, before making diagnosis, it is always advisable to send the patient to an ENT surgeon to do audiometery, vestibular testing and generally he or she will prescribe Betahistine dihydrochloride (Serc).
Group A was placed on amiloride 5 mg and hydrochlorthiazide 50 mg combination, one tablet daily, the Group B on tablet betahistine hydrochloride 48 milligram in three divided doses and Group C patients on tab multivitamin once daily respectively.
Double-blind, randomized, multicenter study comparing the effect of betahistine and flunarizine on the dizziness handicap in patients with recurrent vestibular vertigo.