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

A drug used to control the symptoms-vertigo and nausea-of MÉNIÈRE'S DISEASE. A brand name is Serc.
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