Verserc Uses

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Verserc indications

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Meniere's disease

Adult: As Verserc HCl: Initially, 8-16 mg tid.

Maintenance: 24-48 mg daily. As Verserc mesilate: 6-12 mg tid.

Uses of Verserc in details

There are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it.

Verserc is used to treat Meniere's disease, condition which typically causes vertigo (sensation of spinning or rotation),tinnitus (ringing in ears), hearing loss and nausea (urge to vomit).

Verserc description

Each tablet contains Betahistine dihydrochloride 8 mg.

It also contains the following excipients: β-cyclodextrin, maize starch, microcrystalline cellulose, anhydrous colloidal silica, calcium hydrogen phosphate, povidone, sodium lauryl sulphate, magnesium stearate, purified talc, sodium starch glycolate and purified water.

Verserc dosage

Recommended Dose and Mode of Action: Adults: 16-mg Tab:24-48 mg divided over the day.

24-mg Tab: 48 mg divided over the day.

The dosage should be individually adapted according to the response. Improvement can sometimes only be observed after a couple of weeks of treatment. The best results are sometimes obtained after a few months. There are indications that treatment from the onset of the disease prevents the progression of the disease and/or the loss of hearing in later phases of the disease.

Pediatric: Verserc is not recommended for use in children below18 years due to insufficient data on safety and efficacy.

Geriatric: Although there are limited data from clinical studies in this patient group, extensive post-marketing experience suggests that no dose adjustment is necessary in this patient population.

Renal and/or Hepatic Impairment: There are no specific clinical trials available in this patient groups, but according to the post-marketing experience, no dose adjustment appears to be necessary.

Administration: Should be swallowed with water.

Verserc interactions

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No in vivo interaction studies have been performed. Based on in vitro data, no in vivo inhibition on cytochrome P-450 enzymes is expected.

In vitro data indicate an inhibition of Verserc metabolism by drugs that inhibit monoamine oxidase (MAO), including MAO subtype B (eg, selegiline). Caution is recommended when using Verserc and MAO inhibitors (including MAO-B selective) concomitantly.

As Verserc is an analogue of histamine, interaction of Verserc with antihistamines may in theory affect the efficacy of one of these drugs.

Incompatibilities: Not applicable.

Verserc side effects

The following undesirable effects have been experienced with the below indicated frequencies in Verserc-treated patients in placebocontrolled clinical trials [very common (≥1/10); common (≥1/100 to <1/10); uncommon (≥1/1,000 to <1/100); rare (≥1/10,000 to <1/1,000); very rare (<1/10,000)].

Gastrointestinal Disorders: Common: Nausea and dyspepsia.

Nervous System Disorders: Common: Headache.

In addition to those events reported during clinical trials, the following undesirable effects have been reported spontaneously during post-marketing use and in scientific literature. A frequency cannot be estimated from the available data and is therefore classified as "not known".

Immune System Disorders: Hypersensitivity reactions, e.g. anaphylaxis.

Gastrointestinal Disorders: Mild gastric complaints (e.g. vomiting, gastrointestinal pain, abdominal distension and bloating). These can normally be dealt with by taking the dose during meals or by lowering the dose.

Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue Disorders: Cutaneous and subcutaneous hypersensitivity reactions, in particular angioneurotic oedema, urticaria, rash, and pruritus.

Verserc contraindications

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Hypersensitivity to Verserc diHCl or to any of the excipients of Verserc.

Phaeochromocytoma.

Active ingredient matches for Verserc:

Betahistine in Egypt.


List of Verserc substitutes (brand and generic names)

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Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
VERNIL 8 MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (Icarus Healthcare Pvt Ltd)$ 0.71
Vert 8 mg x 100's (InnoGen Pharmaceuticals)$ 46.44
Vert 16 mg x 100's (InnoGen Pharmaceuticals)$ 57.44
Vert FC tab 16 mg 100's (InnoGen Pharmaceuticals)
Vert FC tab 24 mg 100's (InnoGen Pharmaceuticals)
Vert FC tab 8 mg 100's (InnoGen Pharmaceuticals)
VERTAG tab 8 mg x 10's (Ikon)$ 0.79
VERTAG tab 16 mg x 10's (Ikon)$ 1.42
VERTARIS tab 16 mg x 10's (Curis)
VERTAX tab 8 mg x 10's (Impact)
VERTAX tab 16 mg x 10's (Impact)
Vertegra 8 mg x 100's (ADP Pharma)$ 51.33
Vertegra tab 16 mg 100's (ADP Pharma)$ 40.00
Vertex 6 mg x 10 x 10's (Ultramark Healthcare Pvt Ltd.)$ 18.60
5 mg x 200's (Ultramark Healthcare Pvt Ltd.)$ 4.33
Vertex 5mg TAB / 200 (Ultramark Healthcare Pvt Ltd.)$ 4.33
Vertex 5 mg Tablet (Ultramark Healthcare Pvt Ltd.)$ 0.02
VERTEX coated tab 5 mg x 20's (Ultramark Healthcare Pvt Ltd.)$ 0.43
VERTEZE 16MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (TRANSCED THERAPEUTICS)$ 1.03
VERTEZE 8MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (TRANSCED THERAPEUTICS)$ 0.56
Verteze 8mg Tablet (Transced Therapeutics)$ 0.06
Vertibest 8 mg Tablet (G.M.H. Laboratories)$ 0.05
Vertibil 8mg TAB / 10 (Vilberry Healthcare)$ 0.51
Vertibil 16mg TAB / 10 (Vilberry Healthcare)$ 0.94
Vertibil 24mg TAB / 10 (Vilberry Healthcare)$ 1.57
8 mg x 10's (Vilberry Healthcare)$ 0.51
16 mg x 10's (Vilberry Healthcare)$ 0.94
24 mg x 10's (Vilberry Healthcare)$ 1.57
Vertibil 16 mg Tablet (Vilberry Healthcare)$ 0.09
Vertibil 8 mg Tablet (Vilberry Healthcare)$ 0.05
Vertibil 24 mg Tablet (Vilberry Healthcare)$ 0.16
VERTIBIL 16 MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (Vilberry Healthcare)$ 1.13
VERTIBIL 24 MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (Vilberry Healthcare)$ 1.50
VERTIBIL 8 MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (Vilberry Healthcare)$ 0.71
VERTIBIL tab 8 mg x 10's (Vilberry Healthcare)$ 0.51
VERTIBIL tab 16 mg x 10's (Vilberry Healthcare)$ 0.94
VERTIBIL tab 24 mg x 10's (Vilberry Healthcare)$ 1.57
Vertibil 16mg Tablet (Vilberry Healthcare)$ 0.19
Vertibil 24mg Tablet (Vilberry Healthcare)$ 0.15

References

  1. PubChem. "betahistine". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/com... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. DrugBank. "betahistine". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB06698 (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. DTP/NCI. "betahistine: The NCI Development Therapeutics Program (DTP) provides services and resources to the academic and private-sector research communities worldwide to facilitate the discovery and development of new cancer therapeutic agents.". https://dtp.cancer.gov/dtpstandard/s... (accessed September 17, 2018).

Reviews

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Please note, it doesn't mean you will start to notice such health improvement in the same time frame as other users. There are many factors to consider, and we implore you to visit your doctor to know how long before you can see improvements in your health while taking Verserc. To get the time effectiveness of using Verserc drug by other patients, please click here.
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