Betaver instructions for use
Betaver is one of the representatives of a group of drugs for the treatment of pathologies associated with the vestibular apparatus. It is produced by the Russian pharmaceutical company Veropharm. Most often, this drug is prescribed for vertigo of various etiologies. And Betaver tablets are suitable for both treatment of ailment and for prophylaxis.
One of the positive properties of tablets is a fairly rapid onset of the effect: almost immediately after the first days of admission, the patient observes an improvement. A permanent positive therapeutic effect comes after a couple of weeks. This property explains the popularity of Betavera both among doctors and among patients. Below is his application instruction.
Form of issue and composition
The drug Betaver is released in the form of tablets that contain 8 mg, 16 mg or 24 mg beta-histidine dihydrochloride. This substance is active, and it is responsible for all the pharmacological properties of the drug. The auxiliaries that make up the tablets are as follows:
- milk sugar (lactose);
- microcrystalline cellulose;
- polyvinylpyrrolidone (povidone);
- corn starch;
- Primogel (sodium carboxymethylstarch);
- aerosil (colloidal silicon dioxide);
The form of tablets is flat-cylindrical with a risk and a facet, the color is almost white or white.
Each 10 tablets are packaged in a contour-cell package or every 20 or 30 tablets are packed in a jar of dark glass. Banks or 2-3 konvayuty packed in a cardboard box and supplied with instructions.
Indications for use
This drug is used for vestibular dizziness of any etiology, both for prevention and for treatment.
Also the drug is indicated in the syndrome and Meniere's disease, pathologies associated with headache, dizziness, hearing loss, tinnitus, vomiting and nausea.
The maximum concentration of the active substance in the blood is observed after 3 hours, after application. Completely excreted by the kidneys after a day.
The drug belongs to the synthetic analogues of histamine and perfectly copes with the removal of vestibular vertigo.
The drug is contraindicated in the presence of the patient's hypersensitivity to the components of tablets, as well as pregnant and lactating women.
Under the constant supervision of a doctor, Betavers tablets are prescribed with the following concomitant pathologies:
- bronchial asthma;
- peptic ulcer of the duodenum or stomach (even if they were only in history);
Dosing and Administration
This drug should be taken during the main meals, with enough liquid.
According to the instructions for an adult, a single dose should be 8 or 16 mg, however, as prescribed by the doctor, it can be increased. Usually the dose and the frequency of reception are as follows:
- 8 mg - 1-2 tablets 3 times a day;
- 16 mg - a pill or tablet 3 times a day;
- 24 mg - 1 tablet 2 times a day.
Duration of treatment should be regulated by a doctor, it can go up to several months. It is proved that the improvement comes after two weeks of taking the drug and increases within a few months.
Usually Betavers tablets are well tolerated, but allergic reactions may occur in persons with hypersensitivity to the components of the drug. They are most often manifested in the form of urticaria, skin rashes, itching or swelling of Quincke.
Sometimes in some patients there are violations of the gastrointestinal tract.
In all cases of non-standard reaction to taking the drug, it is necessary to consult a specialist who offers alternative therapies or changes the dosage and the frequency of reception.
Patients suffering from pheochromocytoma, duodenal ulcer or stomach ulcer, bronchial asthma need constant consultation of the doctor, throughout the course of treatment.
This drug does not affect the attention and the ability to drive vehicles or other dangerous mechanisms, and does not cause a hypnotic effect. For this reason, BetaWer has no restrictions for the reception of drivers by cars.
To date, the pharmaceutical market is replete with preparations containing betahistine dihydrochloride, which is the active substance of the Betaver tablets. All of them will be structural analogs. The most common are the following: Asniton, Betagistin, Betagistina hydrochloride, Tagista, Betaserk, Betagistin, Vestibo, DENOIS, Betagistina dihydrochloride, Vasoserk, Micrometer, Betacentrine, Tagista, Vestip.
Terms and conditions of storage
Betaver tablets should be stored in a place without access to sunlight, at room temperature around 25 ° C. Access to the drug for children should be limited.
The drug is stored 2 years from the date of production, after which it is forbidden to use it.
Vacation from pharmacies
The drug Betaver is sold from pharmacies only on prescription.
Betaver tablets 8mg, 30 pcs. - from 130 rubles.
Betavers tablets 16 mg, 30 pcs. - from 220 rubles.
Betavers tablets 24mg, 30 pcs. - from 260 rubles.