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Cinnarizine is a prescription drug available from your pharmacy store only with the prescription of a qualified medical practitioner.
Cinnarizine is pronounced as: sin-er-ee-zeen
Cinnarizine is a peripheral vasodilator and an antiemetic drug.
Cinnarizine is used for following purpose
Inform your doctor if you have following medical diseases , as cinnarizine should be used cautiously in these conditions
Do not take cinnarizine if you are hypersensitive to it.
Children: cinnarizine should not be given to children and neonates.
Pregnant woman: Cinnarizine belongs to FDA pregnancy category C. This means that cinnarizine may harm an unborn baby if used during pregnancy but potential benefit may warrant use of the drug in pregnant woman despite potential risks. Always inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning for conception.
Lactating women: It is not known whether cinnarizine passes into breast milk or if it could harm the baby. Do not take cinnarizine with out first talking to doctor if you are breast feeding a baby.
Other: Avoid alcohol
Cinnarizine is available in the form of tablet.
Use as directed by your physician, your physician prescribes depending on the severity of disease.
Use the complete course of medication as prescribed by your physician even though you feel better after one or two days of usage of medication.
If it is almost the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not take two doses at same time to cover up the missed dose.
In case of overdose contact your nearest poison control centre or emergency medical centre for immediate care by physician.
The overdose symptoms of cinnarizine are not known.
Cinnarizine may cause following side effects
If any of the about symptoms become worse consult you doctor especially the extra pyramidal symptoms like extreme restless ness, involuntary movements or uncontrollable speech.
Store cinnarizine at room temp (15 – 30 degrees C). Avoid excessive heat, moisture or direct sunlight, never store in the bathroom.
Keep it out of reach of children. Make sure that any leftover portion is disposed off safely.
It is imp to read manufacturing packaging instruction carefully if available and always do not hesitate to consult pharmacist or physician for any information.
Written by: Healthplus24 team
Date last updated: April 3, ,2012
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