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Feeling giddiness. Taking vertin. Have asthma. Is this a safe medication?

sir,i have been suffering from giddiness 4m past 1 yr n also had an health check up everythin was normal.. i do not take any medicines for this bt wen it happend last year in november doctor consulted me to take vertin 16 for one week n i took n have stopped nw bt i still feel giddy... i also have asthama i mostly avoid takin medicine please tell me weather i shuld take vrtin or not?
Asked On : Sat, 1 Dec 2012
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Giddiness...if there is definite sense of rotation, it is vertigo.
Hopefully, ECG, blood pressure, blood counts and other investigations have been done and were normal?

The body's balancing mechanism is in the inner ear. An ENT (Ear Nose Throat) specialist is the one to see - especially in the presence of tinnitus. They have special tests to analyse.

If there are no clues, you have to be followed up by a neurologist. MRI / MRA may be necessary.

In the mean time, continue your vertin (betahistine).

Take care
Wishing you speedy recovery
Good luck
Answered: Sat, 1 Dec 2012
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