February 26 2020

BETAHISTINE

List of brands containing betahistine   

This page contains list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle betahistine in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Korea] [ Mexico] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from the pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Indications and usage     

The active ingredient betahistine belongs to a group of medicines called antivertiginous drugs.

This substance is used for the treatment of Meniere's syndrome, a condition that is characterized by the following symptoms: dizziness, accompanied by nausea and vomiting, hearing loss and tinnitus (sensation of noise in the ear).

Medizzine recommends you consult the doctor if you are unsure why your doctor has prescribed betahistine.

Other ingredients of available commercial presentations:

Tablets:

Besides the active ingredient betahistine dihydrochloride (INN), also contains microcrystalline cellulose, mannitol, citric acid monohydrate, anhydrous colloidal silica, and talc.

Oral drops:

(1 ml = 20 drops = 8 mg betahistine dihydrochloride; As excipients, also 96° ethyl alcohol, 5% w/v; Sodium saccharin; Methyl para-hydroxybenzoate (E 218); Propyl para-hydroxybenzoate (E 216), deionized water and chocolate aroma.

Warning

The composition of the various presentations may vary from one country to another. We recommend you consult the information provided by your local supplier.

Important information     

This medicine in its presentation in solution contains 5% ethyl alcohol 96° in the final volume. Each mL contains 0.04 g of ethyl alcohol 96º which may constitute a risk in children, pregnant women, and patients with liver disease, epilepsy, brain damage or some injuries. Also, ethyl alcohol can change or enhance the effect of other drugs.

Before taking the drug     

Do not use betahistine

If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the active substance or any of the other ingredients of the medicinal product prescribed to you. If you think you may be allergic, ask your doctor.

Allergy symptoms may include:

- Asthma attacks with shortness of breath, audible wheezing or rapid breathing.
- More or less sudden swelling of the face, lips, tongue or elsewhere in the body. It is especially critical if it affects the vocal cords.
- Hives, itching, rash
- Anaphylactic shock (loss of consciousness, paleness, sweating, etc.).

Also, you should not take this medicine:

If you suffer a disease called pheochromocytoma or have a stomach ulcer.

If this situation is applicable to you or you are not sure, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.

Take special care with betahistine

If you have asthma or if you have or have had a previous stomach ulcer.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medicine only for you. Never give it to someone else.

If in doubt, consult your doctor.

Taking other medicines

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including herbal products or drugs obtained without a prescription. It is important, especially if you are taking:

Interactions between betahistine and other medications are not known to date.

Use with food and beverages

Food does not influence the effect of betahistine so it can be taken before, during or after meals.

If any discomfort occurs in the stomach, it is recommended to take the drug during meals.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medicine only for you. Never give it to someone else.

Special physiological situations

Pregnancy

Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine during pregnancy.

Pregnancy:

Should not be taken during pregnancy unless your doctor considers it necessary.

Nursing mothers:

Should not be taken during breastfeeding

Children

Use in children is not recommended.

Driving and using machines

The active substance betahistine does not affect the ability to drive or operate machinery.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

How to use betahistine     

Follow carefully instructions of use of betahistine provided by your doctor. Consult your doctor or pharmacist when in doubt. Follow the instructions of the physician in preference to those given on this website, that may be different. Ask your doctor to explain any aspect that you do not understand, contained in the instruction leaflet that comes with the medicine.

The drug effect does not usually appear until after approximately two weeks.

The dose varies from patient to patient and how he responds to treatment. Overall, is recommended a starting dose of 16 mg (2 tablets) three times a day, this means a daily maximum of 48 mg (6 tablets) in 3 divided doses.

Depending on the improvement, the doctor will advise the maintenance dose.

The tablets can be taken with meals.

Take this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends, so you should not stop treatment before, because, perhaps, you could not achieve the expected results.

Do not change your dose or stop treatment without consulting your doctor.

If you think that the effect of the medicine is too strong or too weak, consult your doctor.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

While you take betahistine     

If you become pregnant, contact your doctor immediately.

If a doctor prescribes another medicine , tell you are taking alprazolam.

Check with your doctor regularly developments of disorder that motivates the use of betahistine. Maybe there is some reason that prevented you properly receive the indicated doses and induce your doctor to erroneous conclusions about treatment.

Do not restart treatment with betahistine at your own risk without first talking to your doctor, nor encourage its use by another person, even if have the same symptoms you have. Nor is it advisable to interrupt or reduce the dose without considering the opinion of your doctor.

If you feel unwell during treatment with alprazolam, immediately consult your doctor.

If you use more medicine than you should

In the case of overdose or accidental ingestion, consult the Toxicology Information Service in your country or immediately consult your doctor, pharmacist or go to the nearest hospital.

If you forget to take betahistine

Do not take a double dose to compensate for a missed dose. If you miss a dose, wait until the next shot and resume normal treatment.

If you stop to take betahistine

It is possible that the disease does not improve, so you should consult your doctor about if you need again be treated.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Side Effects of betahistine     

Like all medicines, betahistine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

The frequency of side effects is classified into:

Very common: affect 1 out of 1-10 patients
Common: affect 1 out of 10-100 patients
Uncommon: affect 1 out of 100-1.000 patients
Rare: affect 1 out of 1.000-10.000 patients
Very Rare: affect less than 1 in 10,000 patients
Incidence not known: Can not be established the true incidence from the available data

In some cases, it has been produced upset stomach mild that can be relieved by taking the medication with food.

Very rarely, there has been observed allergic skin reactions such as itching, hives and rash (generalized rash and itching).

If you notice any side effects not listed in this website or in the leaflet accompanying the container, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

If any of the side effects gets serious, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

List of brands containing betahistine     

This page contains list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle betahistine in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Korea] [ Mexico] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from the pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Warning:

With exceptions expressly indicated, these lists do not include active principle associations with other drugs or clinical use containers.

Australia:     

BETAHISTAVERT 16 mg, tablets
APO-BETAHISTINE 16 mg, tablets
BLOOMS THE CHEMIST BETAHISTINE 16 mg, tablets
PHARMACY CLINICE BETAHISTINE 16 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE APOTEX 16 mg, tablets
TERRY WHITE CHEMISTS BETAHISTINE 16 mg, tablets
CHEMMART BETAHISTINE 16 mg, tablets
GENRX BETAHISTINE 16 mg, tablets
BETISTAVERT 16 mg, tablets
SERBEHIST 16 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE GPPL 16 mg, tablets
BEHISTATINE 16 mg, tablets
SERBEHISTIN 16 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE 16 mg, tablets
BETAVERT 16 mg, tablets
BETAHIST 16 mg, tablets
BETASTINE 16 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE GENERICHEALTH 16 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE GH 16 mg, tablets
SENIERE 16 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE SCP 16 mg, tablets
SERC 8 mg, tablets
SERC 16 mg, tablets

Brazil:     

BETASERC 16 mg, 20 & 30 tablets
BETASERC 16 mg, 15, 20 & 30 tablets
BETASERC 24 mg, 15, 30 & 60 tablets
LABIRIN 8 mg, 15, 20, 36, 50, 60 100 tablets
LABIRIN 16 mg, 15, 18, 20, 50 60 tablets
LABIRIN 24 mg, 20, 30 & 60 tablets
LABIRIN 12.5 mg/ml, 15, 30 & 50 ml oral solution in spray

Canada:     

CO BETAHISTINE 16 mg, 100 tablets
CO BETAHISTINE 24 mg, 100 tablets
NOVO-BETAHISTINE 8 mg, 100 tablets
NOVO-BETAHISTINE 16 mg, 100 tablets
NOVO-BETAHISTINE 24 mg, 100 tablets
SERC 16 mg, 100 tablets
SERC 24 mg, 100 tablets

France:     

BETAHISTINE ACCORD 8 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE ACTAVIS 24 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE ARROW 24 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE ARROW 8 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE BIOGARAN 24 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE BIOGARAN 8 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE BIPHAR 24 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE BIPHAR 8 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE BOUCHARA RECORDATI 8 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE EG 24 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE EG 8 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE MYLAN 24 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE MYLAN 8 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE QUALIMED 24 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE QUALIMED 8 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE RANBAXY 24 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE RATIOPHARM 24 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE RATIOPHARM 8 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE RPG 8 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE SANDOZ 24 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE TEVA 24 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE ZENTIVA 24 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE ZENTIVA 8 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE ZYDUS 8 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE ZYDUS 24 mg, tablets
BETASERC 24 mg, tablets
LECTIL 16 mg, tablets
LECTIL 24 mg, tablets
LECTIL 8 mg, tablets
SERC 8 mg, tablets

Germany:     

ACUVER 8 mg/dose, oral solution sprayer
AEQUAMEN 6 mg, tablets
AEQUAMEN FORTE 12 mg, tablets
BETAHISTIN-AL 6 mg, tablets
BETAHISTIN-AL 12 mg, tablets
BETAHISTIN-RATIOPHARM 6 mg, tablets
BETAHISTIN-RATIOPHARM 12 mg, tablets
BETAHISTIN-STADA 6 mg, tablets
BETAHISTIN-STADA 12 mg, tablets
BETAVERT 6 mg, tablets
BETAVERT N 8 mg, tablets
BETAVERT 12 mg, tablets
BETAVERT N 16 mg, tablets
BETAVERT N 24 mg, tablets
VASOMOTAL 16 mg, tablets
VASOMOTAL 24 mg, tablets
VASOMOTAL 8 mg/ml, oral drops

India:     

ALVERT 8 mg, tablets
ALVERT 16 mg, tablets
ANAVERT 8 mg, tablets
ANAVERT 16 mg, tablets
AROTIN 8 mg, tablets
AROTIN 16 mg, tablets
B-STIL 8 mg, tablets
B-STIL 16 mg, tablets
BALANSE 8 mg, tablets
BALANSE 16 mg, tablets
BELHIST 16 mg, tablets
BETAGO 8 mg, tablets
BETAGO 16 mg, tablets
BETAHIST 8 mg, tablets
BETAHIST FORTE 16 mg, tablets
BETATEC 16 mg, tablets
BETAVERT 8 mg, tablets
BETAVERT 16 mg, tablets
BETAVERT OD 24 mg, orodispersible tablets
BETAXY-H 8 mg, tablets
BETAXY-H 16 mg, tablets
BHD 8 mg, tablets
BHT 8 mg, tablets
BHT 16 mg, tablets
BIOBET 8 mg, tablets
BIOBET 16 mg, tablets
BIXRO 8 mg, tablets
BIXRO 16 mg, tablets
BVERT 8 mg, tablets
BVERT 16 mg, tablets
BVERT 24 mg, tablets
CARELET 8 mg, tablets
CARELET 16 mg, tablets
COLO 8 mg, tablets
DIVERT 8 mg, tablets
DIVERT 16 mg, tablets
EGYPTIN 8 mg, tablets
EGYPTIN 16 mg, tablets
EGYPTIN 24 mg, tablets
GIDINIK 8 mg, tablets
GIDINIK 16 mg, tablets
GIDINIL 8 mg, tablets
GIDINIL 16 mg, tablets
HESTIN-B 8 mg, tablets
HESTIN-B 16 mg, tablets
HISTAVERT 8 mg, tablets
HISTAVERT 16 mg, tablets
HISTAVERT 24 mg, tablets
HISTIAGO 8 mg, tablets
HISTIAGO 16 mg, tablets
HISTIGO 8 mg, tablets
HISTIGO 16 mg, tablets
HISTIGO 24 mg, tablets
HISTIN 16 mg, tablets
HISTUM 16 mg, tablets
HYBET 8 mg, tablets
HYBET 16 mg, tablets
HYBET 24 mg, tablets
INTRABET 8 mg, dispersible tablets
INTRABET 16 mg, dispersible tablets
INVERT 8 mg, tablets
INVERT 16 mg, tablets
MENI 8 mg, tablets
MENI 16 mg, tablets
MERISLON 12 mg, tablets
MERISLON 6 mg, tablets
MS-BETA 6 mg, tablets
MS-BETA 12 mg, tablets
NANOVERT 16 mg, tablets
NANOVERT 24 mg, tablets
NEUVERT 8 mg, tablets
NEUVERT 16 mg, tablets
NEUVERT 24 mg, tablets
NITVER 8 mg, tablets
NITVER 16 mg, tablets
NOVERT 8 mg, tablets
NOVERT 16 mg, tablets
OSHVERT 8 mg, tablets
SANBETA 8 mg, tablets
SANBETA 16 mg, tablets
SIVERT 16 mg, tablets
SOLOHIST 8 mg, tablets
SOLOHIST 16 mg, tablets
TIGO 8 mg, tablets
TIGO 16 mg, tablets
TINEX 8 mg, tablets
VERBET 8 mg, tablets
VERNIL 8 mg, tablets
VERNIL 16 mg, tablets
VERTIBIL 8 mg, tablets
VERTIBIL 16 mg, tablets
VERTIBIL 24 mg, tablets
VERTIC 16 mg, tablets
VERTIC 8 mg, tablets
VERTIKOS 8 mg, tablets
VERTIKOS 16 mg, tablets
VERTILINE 8 mg, tablets
VERTILINE 16 mg, tablets
VERTIMORE 8 mg, tablets
VERTIMORE 16 mg, tablets
VERTIN 8 mg, tablets
VERTIN 16 mg, tablets
VERTIN 24 mg, tablets
VERTIN-OD 48 mg, orodispersible tablets
VERTIPRESS 8 mg, tablets
VERTIPRESS 16 mg, tablets
VERTIPRESS 32 mg, tablets
VERTISTAR 8 mg, tablets
VERTISTAR 16 mg, tablets
VERTIZOX 16 mg, tablets
VERTOHIST 5 mg, tablets
VERTOHIST 16 mg, tablets
VERTOHIST 24 mg, tablets
VERTOL 8 mg, tablets
VERTOL 16 mg, tablets
XIBET-16 16 mg, tablets
ZEVERT 8 mg, dispersible tablets
ZEVERT 16 mg, dispersible tablets

Italy:     

BETAISTINA ACTAVIS 8 mg, tablets
BETAISTINA ACTAVIS 16 mg, tablets
BETAISTINA ANGENERICO 8 mg, tablets
BETAISTINA ANGENERICO 16 mg, tablets
BETAISTINA DOC GENERICI 8 mg, tablets
BETAISTINA DOC GENERICI 16 mg, tablets
BETAISTINA DOC 24 mg, tablets
BETAISTINA MYLAN 8 mg, tablets
BETAISTINA MYLAN 16 mg, tablets
BETAISTINA MYLAN 24 mg, tablets
BETAISTINA RATIOPHARM 8 mg, tablets
BETAISTINA RATIOPHARM 16 mg, tablets
BETAISTINA RATIOPHARM 24 mg, tablets
BETASERC 16 mg, tablets
FORTAMID 16 mg, tablets
MARAK 8 mg/dose, oral solution sprayer
MICROSER 8 mg, tablets
MICROSER 16 mg, tablets
MICROSER 24 mg, tablets
MICROSER 12.5 mg/ml, oral drops
SINCROVER 8 mg, tablets
SINCROVER 16 mg, tablets
VERTISERC 8 mg, tablets
VERTISERC 16 mg, tablets
VERTISERC 24 mg, tablets
VERTISERC 8 mg/ml, oral drops

Japan:     

BETAHISTINE CEO 6 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE CEO 12 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE NICHI-IKO 6 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE NICHI-IKO 12 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE TCK 6 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE TCK 12 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE TEVA 6 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE TEVA 12 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE TOWA 6 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE TOWA 12 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE TSU 6 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE TSU 12 mg, tablets
DEANOSART 6 mg, tablets
DEANOSART 12 mg, tablets
MERISLON 6 mg, tablets
MERISLON 12 mg, tablets

Korea:     

BETA-Q 24 mg, tablets
BEAUTIPEX 6 mg, tablets
BETAMER 24 mg, tablets
HISTAN F 16 mg, tablets
HISTAN F 24 mg, tablets
NALSININ FORTE 12 mg, tablets
MEGABETA 24 mg, tablets
MENIACE 6 mg, tablets

Mexico:     

SERC 16 mg, 20, 30 & 40 tablets

Spain:     

BETAHISTINA NORMON 8 mg, 60 tablets
BETAHISTINA NORMON 16 mg, 30 tablets
BETAHISTINA QUALIGEN 8 mg, 60 tablets
BETAHISTINA QUALIGEN 16 mg, 30 tablets
FIDIUM 8 mg, 60 tablets
FIDIUM 8 mg/ml, 60 ml oral drops
SERC 8 mg, 60 tablets
SERC 16 mg, 30 tablets
SERC 8 mg/ml, 60 ml oral drops

Turkey:     

BETARIS 24 mg, tablets
BETARIS 8 mg/ml, oral drops
BETASERC 8 mg, tablets
BETASERC 16 mg, tablets
BETASERC 24 mg, tablets
BETATEVA 8 mg, tablets
MEDISENSE 8 mg, tablets
MEDISENSE FORT 16 mg, tablets
MORESERC 16 mg, tablets
MORESERC 24 mg, tablets
ROTASTIN BID 24 mg, tablets
VASOSERC 8 mg, tablets
VASOSERC 16 mg, tablets
VASOSERC BID 24 mg, tablets
VASOSERC FORT 16 mg, tablets
VERTIN 8 mg, tablets
VERTIN 16 mg, tablets
VERTISERC 8 mg, tablets
VERTISERC 16 mg, tablets
VESTIBO 8 mg, tablets
VESTIBO 16 mg, tablets
VESTIBO 24 mg, tablets

United Kingdom:     

BETAHISTINE AAH PHARMA 8 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE AAH PHARMA 16 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE ALLIANCE HEALTHCARE 8 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE ALLIANCE HEALTHCARE 16 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE ALMUS PHARMA 8 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE ALMUS PHARMA 16 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE GENERICS 8 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE GENERICS 16 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE KENT PHARMA 8 mg, tablets
BETAHISTINE KENT PHARMA 16 mg, tablets
SERC 8 mg, tablets
SERC 16 mg, tablets

U.S.A. and Puerto Rico:     

N/A

Page updated: December 23, 2010.