Cinnarizine - Drug Information

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General Information on Cinnarizine

Generic Name : Cinnarizine

Pronunciation : cin-nar-I-zine

Latest prescription information about Cinnarizine. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y43.0 | Therapeutic Classification : Antihistamines

Trade Names/Brand Names of Cinnarizine

India : 

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International : 

Antigeron, Arlevert , Avidazine, Cerebral, Cerepar, Cinadil, Cinaren, Cinarin, Cinarizin, Cinarizina MK, Cinarizinã, Cinazyn, Cinedil, Cinnageron, Cinnarizina, Cinnarizine Katwijk, Cisaken, Cysten, Diclamina, Fabracin, Folcodal, Inarzin, Medozine, Merron, Nariz, Negaron, Oblant, Perifas, Pyme Cinazin,Sandoz Cinnarizine, Stugeron, Stunarone

Why is Cinnarizine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antihistamine, prescribed for the control of nausea and vomiting due to motion sickness. It is also used for vertigo and brain disorder.  It blocks the histamine action, which reduces allergy symptoms.

When should Cinnarizine not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with Parkinson's disease, newborns, and hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Cinnarizine?

Adults: The recommended dose is 25 to 75mg per day in divided doses.

How should Cinnarizine be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Cinnarizine?

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of low blood pressure, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Cinnarizine?

   Central Nervous System : Drowsiness, headache, GI upset, unsteadiness, headache, depression dizziness and incoordination.
   Skin : Rash.
   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or constipation, loss of appetite or increased appetite and stomach pain.
   Miscellaneous : Weight gain, perspiration or allergic reactions and urinary difficulty or retention.

What are the other precautions for Cinnarizine?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Cinnarizine?

Store it at room temperature (25°C).


Schedule : H

Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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prathapan 

Is this tab can reduce dizziness

khalidrkhan999 

It made me very sleepy - I slept for 11 Hours at night after taking 25 mg of Cinnarizine.

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