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How long does cinnarizine stay in your system?

How long does cinnarizine stay in your system?

The half-life elimination varies from 3.4–60 hours, depending on age. However, the mean terminal half-life elimination for young volunteer subjects administered 75 mg cinnarizine, was found to be 23.6 +/- 3.2 hours.

Can you take cinnarizine long term?

Cinnarizine should not be taken long term due to its potential side effects. Limiting pack size may reduce the likelihood of long term use.

How much cinnarizine is too much?

Acute cinnarizine overdoses have been reported with doses ranging from 90 to 2,250 mg. Alterations in consciousness ranging from somnolence to stupor and coma, vomiting, extrapyramidal symptoms and hypotonia are the most commonly reported signs and symptoms associated with a cinnarizine overdose.

What are the side effects of Stugeron?

Common side effects of Stugeron

  • Sleepiness.
  • Nausea.
  • Weight gain.
  • Indigestion.

Can I just stop taking cinnarizine?

What will happen if I stop taking it? If you’ve been prescribed cinnarizine to help with inner ear problems, your symptoms may return if you stop taking it.

Can I just stop taking Cinnarizine?

Can I take Cinnarizine daily?

It is usually taken three times daily. If you are taking cinnarizine to prevent travel sickness, take the first dose two hours before you are due to travel. If you are going on a long journey, you can then take further doses every eight hours if needed.

Which antihistamine is best for vertigo?

Antihistamines like dimenhydrinate (Dramamine), diphenhydramine (Benadryl), and meclizine (Antivert) can be useful treatments for vertigo.

Who should not take Stugeron?

Children 5 to 12 years: One half the adult dose. Stugeron should not be given to patients with known hypersensitivity to cinnarizine. As with other antihistamines, Stugeron may cause epigastric discomfort; taking it after meals may diminish the gastric irritation.

Are there any side effects to taking cinnarizine?

Taking cinnarizine can make these side effects worse. There might be a problem taking some herbal remedies and supplements alongside cinnarizine, especially ones that cause side effects such as sleepiness, a dry mouth or making it difficult to pee. Ask your pharmacist for advice.

Are there any side effects to taking cetirizine?

Children sometimes take it twice a day. Cetirizine is classed as a non-drowsy antihistamine, but some people still find it makes them feel quite sleepy. Common side effects include headaches, dry mouth, feeling sick, dizziness, stomach pain and diarrhoea.

What does cinnarizine do for nausea and vomiting?

About cinnarizine Cinnarizine is an antihistamine that stops you feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting). It’s known as a drowsy (sedating) antihistamine. It’s more likely to make you feel sleepy than other antihistamines. It also comes mixed with dimenhydrinate (another antihistamine) to treat vertigo. Cinnarizine comes as tablets.

When to take cinnarizine tablets for travel sickness?

Cinnarizine comes as 15mg tablets. Your dose will depend on why you’re taking it. For travel sickness. Adults and children aged 12 years or older – take 2 tablets 2 hours before travel, then 1 tablet every 8 hours during the journey if needed.