TEVABEHIST 24 mg. 60 tablets
Betahistine is a substance similar to histamine, which is normally located in the human body. Betahistine works by reducing the signals at the center of the balance in the brain, causing dizziness.
TevaBehist 24 mg tablets used for the treatment of Meniere's disease which is manifested by:
• dizziness / vertigo (with nausea and / or vomiting)
• hearing loss (hard of hearing)
• tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
2. Before you take TevaBehist 24 mg tablets
Do not take TevaBehist 24 mg tablets:
- With hypersensitivity (allergy) to betahistinov hydrochloride or to any of the excipients
- If you have an adrenal gland tumor (pheochromocytoma) during pregnancy and lactation in children and adolescents under the age of 18
Take special care with TevaBehist 24 mg tablets:
TevaBehist 24 mg tablets should be used with caution if:
- Suffering from a stomach ulcer or duodenal ulcer, due to risk of dyspepsia (heartburn, heartburn, nausea, stomach discomfort) during treatment
- Suffer from chronic respiratory diseases (asthma)
- Suffer from hives (urticaria), skin rashes or allergic rhinitis (there is an increased risk of worsening of allergy symptoms during treatment with betahistinov dihydrochloride)
- Have very low blood pressure
- Taking antihistamine products (medicines for the treatment of allergy or cold)
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
If you take TevaBehist 24 mg tablets together with other medicines to treat colds or allergies (antihistamines) possible effects of both drugs decrease. If you are currently taking antihistamine should decrease gradually within 6 days the dose of this product before you start treatment with TevaBehist 24 mg tablets.
Taking TevaBehist 24 mg tablets with food and drink
There are no special restrictions on the intake of certain foods and beverages during treatment with this product.
The product should be taken with meals. Pregnancy and lactation
Before you take any other drugs, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
The safety of betahistine during pregnancy and lactation has not been established and therefore the product is not recommended for use in pregnant and lactating women.
Driving and using machines
Betahistine usually does not affect alertness and ability to concentrate attention, but sometimes drowsiness may occur during treatment with the product. As a result, it may temporarily impair the ability to drive and use machines.
3. How to take TevaBehist 24 mg tablets?
Always take TevaBehist 24 mg tablets exactly as your doctor has told you. Dosage should be adjusted according to individual patient response. Depending on the complaints. Your doctor will determine the appropriate treatment for your disease dose.
Recommended dose for adults:
A daily dose of 24-48 mg divided into two or three doses.
This corresponds to the administration of a tablet I TevaBehist 16 mg tablets twice to three times a day or administration of 1 tablet of 24 mg tablets TevaBehist one to two times daily.
Swallow the tablets whole with a sufficient amount of liquid during or after meals.
Your doctor will tell you how long to take TevaBehist 24 mg tablets. Usually the treatment is long and lasts several months.
This product should not be used in children and adolescents under 18 years. The efficacy and safety of the product in this age group has not been established.
In some patients improvement may occur after 14 days of treatment.
If you think the effect of TevaBehist 24 mg tablets is too strong or too weak, please talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
If you take more dose TevaBehist 24 mg tablets than necessary
If you or someone else has taken too much TevaBehist 24 mg tablets, immediately call your doctor.
Symptoms of overdose include headache, flushing, dizziness, rapid heartbeat, drop in blood pressure, difficulty breathing due to constriction of the bronchi (bronchial asthma) and swelling of the lining of the upper respiratory tract (edema edema).
Overdose is necessary to evacuate the stomach by inducing vomiting, gastric probe and lavage, and to apply appropriate drugs for treatment of the symptoms of overdose. If symptoms of overdose, immediately call a doctor.
If you forget to take TevaBehist 24 mg tablets
If you forget to take a tablet, take it as soon at the next regular intake. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose.
4. Possible side effects
Like any medicine. TevaBehist 24 mg tablets can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
For the evaluation of the side effects using the following description of the frequency with which they are observed:
Common (affecting at least I 100 users and less than 1 in 10 users) Uncommon (affecting at least I of I 000 users and less than I in 100 users) Rare (affects at least 1 in 10 000 users and less than 1 in 1000 users)
Very rare (affects less user from I 10 000)
When treated with the product may experience the following side effects:
Rare: feeling heart palpitations, chest tightness
Nervous system disorders
Rare: feeling increased pressure in the head
Not known: headache and sometimes sleepiness
Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders
Rare: possible worsening of asthma Gastrointestinal disorders
Rare: nausea, heartburn, mild abdominal discomfort and abdominal pain, flatulence, which can be avoided by intake of food.
General disorders and administration site conditions
Rare: feeling of warmth
Very rare: transient skin rash and itching
If any of the side effects gets serious, or you notice other effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
5. How to store TevaBehist 24 mg tablets?
Keep out of reach of children. Do not store above 25 ° C.
Store in the original package to protect from moisture and light. Keep the blister in the outer carton. Do not use TevaBehist 24 mg tablets after the expiry date stated on the carton. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of in wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of your medications. These measures will help to protect the environment.
6. Further information
What TevaBehist 24 mg tablets:
The active substance is betahistinov dihydrochloride (betahistine dihydrochloride).
TevaBehist 24 mg tablets contain betahistinov dihydrochloride 24 mg per tablet.
The other ingredients are povidone K90. microcrystalline cellulose, lactose monohydrate, silica colloidal anhydrous, crospovidone, stearic acid
Looks TevaBehist 24 mg tablets and contents of the pack:
TevaBehist 24 mg tablets are available in PVC / PVdC-aluminum blisters in packs of 20 and 60 tablets.