Food Interaction: It is better to take Bhist 8mg tablet with food.
Alcohol Interaction: Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy Interaction: Bhist 8mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor. WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Lactation Interaction: Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Faq For Medicine: Q. Is betahistine an antihistamine?|No, betahistine is not an antihistamine medicine. It has a histamine-like action which helps in improving blood flow in the inner ear and decreases vertigo, tinnitus, hearing loss, and nausea.|Q. Is betahistine available over the counter?|No, betahistine is not an over the counter medicine. It is available with doctor's prescription only.|Q. Is betahistine used for vertigo/tinnitus?|Yes, it is used for vertigo, tinnitus (ringing sensation in the ear) and hearing loss associated with Meniere's disease (a condition caused by pressure of excess fluid in the ear). Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use.
Expert Advice: Do not start or continue the betahistine tablets: If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to betahistine or any of the other ingredients of betahistine tablet. If you are pregnant or breast feeding. If you have intolerance to some sugars like lactose. Do not drive or operate machinery after taking betahistine because you may feel drowsy. Doctor?s advice should be considered in case of following disease conditions: peptic ulcer, asthma, urticaria, rashes or allergic rhinitis, severe hypotension.