Meditil 5mg Tablet

Introduction to Meditil 5mg Tablet

The medicine treats vertigo (dizziness) associated with ear problems like Meniere's syndrome or any other ear-related issue. 

  • It is also prescribed for the treatment of vomiting, nausea, and migraine that occur due to various health conditions. 
  • The medicine exhibits non-anxiolytic properties which make it suitable for use in treating anxiety not related to psychosis. 

How Meditil 5mg Tablet Works?

It is a vestibular suppressant that shows its activity by suppressing the vestibular apparatus present in the inner ear by blocking the H1 receptors and providing relief from the symptoms of vertigo. The drug shows its action within 30 minutes. The medicine also blocks the activity of dopamine which is responsible for developing the sensations of nausea and vomiting by activating the voting centre in the brain.

How To Use Meditil 5mg Tablet

  • This medicine is not suitable for long-term use.
  • The dose should be taken after having a meal.
  • Do not stop tking the drug without consulting a doctor.
  • Follow the dose suggested by a doctor as they will provide the dose and duration as per your health condition.
  • Keep the medicine in your mouth; do not swallow it.

Special Precautions About Meditil 5mg Tablet

  • It may cause side effects like blurred vision and sudden downfall in blood pressure for a temporary time period but if you feel concerned about it; you may visit a doctor.
  • Discuss openly with your doctor if you are suffering from any liver or kidney disease before starting the treatment.
  • Disclose to the healthcare professional all the medications you are already taking
  • Discuss with your doctor if you have glaucoma, jaundice, muscle weakness, and epilepsy.

Benefits Of Meditil 5mg Tablet

  • Treatment of Vomiting
  • Treatment of Nausea
  • Treatment of Vertigo
  • Treatment of Short term anxiety
  • Treatment of Migraine

Side Effects Of Meditil 5mg Tablet

  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Drowsiness

What If I Missed A Dose Of Meditil 5mg Tablet

  • Use the medicine as you remember to take. 
  • If the next dose is near then Skip the missed Dose. 
  • Do not double up for the missed Dose. 
  • If you miss doses frequently then consult your Doctor.

FAQS

Meditil 5mg Tablet

Q. How does Meditil work?

Meditil is used to treat mental disorders like schizophrenia. It is also used to treat and prevent nausea, and vomiting.It may be used to treat anxiety (short-term) in certain cases where other anti-anxiety drugs have been ineffective. It is also used to treat nausea, vomiting, dizziness or spinning sensations (vertigo) due to Menieres disease.It belongs to a class of medication call phenothiazines. It acts on the central nervous system by blocking certain receptors thus producing an anti-psychotic and anti-vomiting effect

Meditil 5mg Tablet

Q. Does Meditil expire?

Yes, Meditil does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Meditil after the expiry date.

Meditil 5mg Tablet

Q. How long can I take Meditil for?

Meditil should only be taken for the duration as advised by the doctor for your condition.

Meditil 5mg Tablet

Q. Is Meditil addictive?

Meditil is not known to have any addictive potential. Please consult your doctor in case you have any other query regarding the same.

Meditil 5mg Tablet

Q. Is Meditil available over the counter?

Meditil is not available over the counter. It is available only on prescription from the doctor

Meditil 5mg Tablet

Q. Is Meditil safe to use?

Meditil is safe to use for a prescribed duration in the dose as advised by a doctor.

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Safety Advice For Meditil 5mg Tablet

check for risk indication explain below.

  • High risk
  • Moderate risk
  • Safe

Liver

It should be used cautiously in liver patients; dose adjustment may be required.

Kidney

It should be used cautiously in kidney patients; dose adjustment may be required.

Alcohol

It is not safe to consume alcohol with this medicine.

Driving

It may decrease alertness and may make an individual feel dizzy and sleepy; so avoid driving if symptoms persist.

Pregnancy

No information regarding the safety of the medicine in pregnancy is available, doctor's consultation is required

Breast feeding

It should not be consumed by lactating women as it may harm the breastfed infant.

Liver

It should be used cautiously in liver patients; dose adjustment may be required.

Kidney

It should be used cautiously in kidney patients; dose adjustment may be required.

Alcohol

It is not safe to consume alcohol with this medicine.

Driving

It may decrease alertness and may make an individual feel dizzy and sleepy; so avoid driving if symptoms persist.

Pregnancy

No information regarding the safety of the medicine in pregnancy is available, doctor's consultation is required

Breast feeding

It should not be consumed by lactating women as it may harm the breastfed infant.

Health And Lifestyle

Consume smaller, bland meals and avoid oily, spicy and heavy meals. Stay hydrated by drinking water and other fluids throughout the day. Rest and avoid sudden movements.

Drug Interaction

  • Antihypertensives
  • CNS depressants

DRUG FOOD INTERACTION

  • Caffeine
  • Alcohol

Disease Explanation

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Vertigo is a feeling of spinning or motion of your surroundings. It can make you feel dizzy and cause trouble with balance, often caused by problems in the inner ear or the brain. Nausea is defined as a feeling of discomfort or illness characterized by an urge to vomit.

Update on: Wednesday, 10 July, 2024

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