Stugeron Forte (Cinnarizine)
What is Stugeron Forte (Cinnarizine) used for?
Stugeron Forte (Cinnarizine) is a type of antihistamine which is used to control and prevent nausea caused by motion sickness. It is also used to treat symptoms of inner ear disorders, such as Meniere's disease. This drug blocks the histamine and muscarinic receptors in the vomiting centre of the brain, which can help to prevent dizziness, nausea and vomiting.
How should I use Stugeron Forte (Cinnarizine)?
Patients taking Stugeron Forte (Cinnarizine) to relieve motion sickness should take their first dose 2 hours prior to travelling. For those who are going on a long journey, further doses may be taken every 8 hours if required. Only give this medication to a child if a physician has recommended that it is safe, and given advice on the correct dosage.
What are the side effects of Stugeron Forte (Cinnarizine)?
When Stugeron Forte (Cinnarizine) tablets are taken, some side effects may occur, such as:
Before you begin taking this medication, you should ask your physician about the possibilities of side effects. Immediately see your physician if any serious side effects occur.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Stugeron Forte (Cinnarizine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.