Information about Cinnarizine
Generic Name : Cinnarizine
Up-to-date prescription details regarding Cinnarizine are provided here.
Pronunciation : cin-nar-I-zine
Learn the correct pronunciation of the Cinnarizine, understand it's uses, recommended dosages, its indications, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its and its storage instructions.
You will also find a list of the medication's International and Indian brand or trade names, as well as its pricing information. For verification of the information presented on this page or for additional clarifications, it's advisable to consult your doctor.
ICD Code : Y43.0
Therapeutic Classification : Antihistamines
Trade Names/Brand Names of Cinnarizine
Antigeron, Arlevert , Avidazine, Cerebral, Cerepar, Cinadil, Cinaren, Cinarin, Cinarizin, Cinarizina MK, Cinarizinã, Cinazyn, Cinedil, Cinnageron, Cinnarizina, Cinnarizine Katwijk, Cisaken, Cysten, Di Read more..
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 be taken? (Contraindications)
Contraindicated in patients with Parkinson's disease, newborns, and hypersensitivity.
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 :
• 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 for 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.
Last Updated : August 11, 2022