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Stugeron Forte is a medication commonly prescribed for the treatment of vertigo, motion sickness, and migraines. The active ingredient in Stugeron Forte is cinnarizine, which belongs to a class of drugs known as antihistamines.
Cinnarizine works by blocking the histamine receptors in the brain, thereby reducing nausea, vomiting, and dizziness associated with motion sickness and other conditions.
Use and Dosage
Stugeron Forte is available in tablet form to take orally by mouth after meal. Swallow it as a whole tablet and do not chew, crush, or break it. The recommended dosage and duration of treatment may vary depending on the condition being treated and the individual patient. As with all medications, follow the instructions of your doctor and pharmacist, and report any side effects or concerns to them promptly.
The recommended dosage of Stugeron Forte for adults is typically one tablet (75mg) once per day. It is typically recommended to take the tablet after meals, and the maximum recommended dosage should not exceed 225mg (three tablets) per day. However, the exact dosage and duration of treatment may vary depending on the specific condition being treated and individual patient needs, so follow your doctor's instructions carefully.
If you miss a dose of Stugeron Forte Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Common Side Effects of Stugeron Forte (Cinnarizine):
- Weight gain
Serious Side Effects of Stugeron Forte (Cinnarizine):
- Allergic reactions, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat
- Chest pain
- Difficulty breathing or speaking
- Irregular heartbeat
- Signs of liver problems
- Yellowing of the skin or eyes
Forms and Strength
Stugeron Forte (Cinnarizine) is available in the following forms and strength:
Stugeron Forte: Tablet
- Stugeron Forte may cause drowsiness or dizziness, avoid driving or operating heavy machinery until you know how the medication affects you.
- Stugeron Forte may interact with other medications, tell your doctor or pharmacist about any other medications you are taking before starting treatment.
- Stugeron Forte may not be suitable for people with certain medical conditions, such as liver or kidney disease, or a history of Parkinson's disease.
- Stugeron Forte may increase the risk of side effects like dry mouth, blurred vision, or difficulty urinating in some people, particularly elderly patients.
- Stugeron Forte is not recommended for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding, unless specifically advised by a doctor.
- Stugeron Forte may cause an increase in appetite, which could lead to weight gain if not managed.
- Stugeron Forte may cause a decrease in blood pressure, which could cause dizziness or fainting in some people, particularly elderly patients.
- Stugeron Forte may cause an increase in heart rate, which could be a concern for people with a history of heart disease or irregular heart rhythms.
- Stugeron Forte may cause changes in mood or behavior in some people, including depression, anxiety, and agitation.
- Stugeron Forte may cause dry skin, mouth, or eyes, which could be uncomfortable for some patients.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is the best time to take Stugeron Tablet?
Preferably take it after a meal to avoid an upset stomach.
How many Stugeron can you take a day?
Stugeron should preferably be taken after meals. Adults, elderly and children over 12 years: 2 tablets 2 hours before you travel and 1 tablet every 8 hours during your journey.
Does the Stugeron Forte Tablet make you sleepy?
Yes, the Stugeron Forte Tablet may make you sleepy as a common side effect, especially at the launch of treatment. Thus, if you develop inordinate somnolence, it is judicious not to drive or use heavy ministry.
Can Stugeron Forte Tablet help with tinnitus?
Yes, Stugeron Forte Tablet is used to ameliorate tinnitus. It is a condition in which the cases hear a sound that is generated by the body, rather than by an outside source.
It's important to purchase Stugeron Forte from verified Canadian pharmacy.