What is Zevert (Betahistine) used for?
Zevert (Betahistine) is used to treat vertigo in patients who have Meniere's disease. This medication may also be used on weight loss in women. Meniere's disease causes bouts of tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and vertigo that impair balance and could result in a permanent disability.
How should I use Zevert (Betahistine)?
A typical prescription of Zevert (Betahistine) is one tablet three times a day as directed by your doctor. Take the medication before meals with a full glass of water. Always follow your doctor's instructions and those included with your medication to ensure correct use of the medicine.
What are the side effects of Zevert (Betahistine)?
Some patients using Zevert (Betahistine) have reported experiencing side effects. Not all users will experience these effects. If you do, they may include the following:
Any side effects that worry you, are persistent, or are particularly intense, inform your doctor as they may indicate a more serious problem.
Zevert (Betahistine) can be taken with Cannabinoid-1 Receptor Blockers (Rimonabant/Acomplia), Sibutramide hydrochloride (Meridia) and Orlistat (Xenical). There is no clinical evidence showing that combining Betahistine/Histalean with other weight loss drugs has a cumulative effect on weight loss.
Strictly use this medication as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient's health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Zevert may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure you doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.