Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about BETAPIL 16MG
Betapil 16MG Tablet is used to prevent and treat a disorder of the inner ear known as Ménière’s disease. The symptoms include dizziness (vertigo), ringing in the ears (tinnitus), and loss of hearing, probably caused by fluid in the ear. This medicine helps relieve the symptoms by reducing the amount of fluid.
Betapil 16MG Tablet should be swallowed whole with water and taken at the same time(s) each day to get the most benefit. Your doctor will decide what is the correct dose to relieve your symptoms and how often you need to take it. You may need to take this medicine for several months and you should take it for as long as prescribed by your doctor, even if you start feeling better.
In Treatment of Meniere's disease
Betapil 16MG Tablet improves blood flow to the inner ear which reduces the pressure of excess fluid there. It is this pressure that is thought to cause the symptoms of nausea, vertigo (dizziness), tinnitus (ringing in your ears), and hearing loss in people who have Ménière’s disease. This medicine makes the symptoms milder and reduces the number of times you get the symptoms.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Betapil 16 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Before taking this medicine, you should talk to your doctor if you have a stomach ulcer, asthma, or high or low blood pressure. You must also tell him/her what other medicines you are taking, to make sure you are safe. Also speak to your doctor if you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Q. What is Meniere's disease? Does it go away?
Meniere's disease is a disorder of the balance and hearing organs in the inner ear. The symptoms include vertigo, fluctuations in hearing, tinnitus (ringing of the ears), and pressure in the ears. Along with that, one may experience dizziness which in turn may cause nausea and vomiting. The treatment for Meniere's disease depends on various factors. Hence, an open discussion with the doctor can help to determine the best treatment strategy in your personal case.
Q. Is Betapil 16 Tablet effective?
Betapil 16 Tablet is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Betapil 16 Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Q. What are the triggers for Meniere's disease?
Meniere's disease can be triggered by conditions like stress, overwork, fatigue, emotional distress, additional illnesses, and pressure changes. Along with that, certain foods such as dairy products, caffeine, alcohol, and foods with high sodium content may trigger Meniere's disease. A 2-gram/day low-salt diet can help control vertigo in Meniere's disease.
Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Betapil 16 Tablet?
If you forget a dose of Betapil 16 Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the scheduled time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.
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