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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

betahistine

A drug used to control the symptoms-vertigo and nausea-of MÉNIÈRE'S DISEASE. A brand name is Serc.
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In addition, oral betahistine 48 mg will be tested in 16 patients under open-label conditions for reference.
Usually the first line of treatment for a patient with vertigo is anti-vertigo drugs such as betahistine, but if the dizziness persists the next step is to move on to vestibular rehabilitation.
However, many treatment options are offered by clinicians; some of which include dietary modifications, medical management with diuretics, steroids or betahistine, and surgeries, such as decompression of the endolymphatic sac [13].
I had betahistine tablets initially and then over six weeks I had to have three steroid injections through my ear drum, but they didn't help.
Patients who received oral medical treatment for ISSNHL were administered 1 mg/kg methylprednisolone (Prednol 16 mg tb, Mustafa Nevzat Ilac Sanayi A.S.; Istanbul, Turkey) for two to three weeks with incremental dose reductions every three days; acyclovir 400 mg tb 3x1 (Asiviral tb, Terra Ilac ve Kimya Sanayi Ticaret A.S.; Istanbul, Turkey) for 7 to 10 days; betahistine dihydrochloride 24 mg tb 2x1 (Betaserc tb, Abbott Laboratuvarlari Ithalat Ihracat Tic.
* Prescribe betahistine only for patients with Meniere's disease and not for patients with other causes of dizziness and/or vertigo, (B)
At this early stage, the patient was diagnosed with lef-tear blast injury and received intravenous pharmacological treatment comprising Methylprednisolonum, Piracetamum, Vinpocetinum and Betahistine. No significant hearing improvement was observed after 5 days.
In Europe, the most widely used drug to treat MD patients is betahistine, a histamine-like molecule [17].
Vertigo can be treated with high doses of corticosteroids [146] associated to betahistine, a strong antagonist of the histamine H3 receptor and a weak agonist of the histamine H1 receptor, that improves vascularization of the inner ear [145].
The control group was given 24 mg of betahistine dihydrochloride everyday divided into three doses for a total of seven days.
M2 PHARMA-February 3, 2017-Auris Medical expands clinical development pipeline with intranasal betahistine