What is cinnarizine prescribed for?
About cinnarizine It’s used for: travel sickness (also called motion sickness) dizziness and sickness caused by inner ear problems (such as vertigo, tinnitus and Ménière’s disease)
Does cinnarizine stop dizziness?
Cinnarizine helps to prevent sickness (nausea) and dizziness. It can be taken by adults and by children over 5 years of age. The most common side-effect is feeling drowsy.
Is cinnarizine a calcium channel blocker?
Cinnarizine is a piperazine derivative with antihistaminic and calcium channel-blocking activities.
Can cinnarizine be taken long term?
Cinnarizine should not be taken long term due to its potential side effects. Limiting pack size may reduce the likelihood of long term use.
Can I take prochlorperazine and cinnarizine together?
Using prochlorperazine together with cyclizine may increase side effects such as drowsiness, blurred vision, dry mouth, heat intolerance, flushing, decreased sweating, difficulty urinating, abdominal cramping, constipation, irregular heartbeat, confusion, and memory problems.
Does cinnarizine cause Parkinson’s?
No clinical differences between CIP and other DIP were found. Most of the patients (66 of 74) completely recovered after cinnarizine withdrawal in 1-16 months. Eleven patients later developed Parkinson’s disease; four of them had previously recovered. Five patients had tardive dyskinesia.
Is cinnarizine good for headache?
This study suggests that cinnarizine is safe and effective in reducing both headache and vertigo aspects of “migraine plus vertigo” among the patients who suffer from either vestibular migraine or migraine with brainstem aura associated with vertigo.
What is the best medication for vertigo?
Acute vertigo is best treated with nonspecific medication such as dimenhydrinate (Dramamine®) and meclizine (Bonine®).