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Have vertigo, but no medication. Told stemetil injection, sublingual buccastom help. Suggestion?

I have Vertigo, live in Ontario, Canada - there seems to be nothing on the market that Doctor's can prescribe to help me. I was told by my sister in the U.K. that her Doctor gives her an injection of Stemetil and a medication to put under the lip called Buccastom (not sure how to spell it) can you suggest anything where I reside?
Asked On : Tue, 16 Apr 2013
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Welcome to HCM,
Vertigo is spinning of surroundings or own head and there are many causes for such symptoms common are Benign positional vertigo,labyrinthitis or vestibular neuritis, Meniere's disease,reduced blood supply to brain, and migraine etc.

you should visit a ENT surgeon and internal medicine specialist or Neurologist to examine and investigate to find out the cause and treatment accordingly.

Stemetil or other drugs like betahistine and cinnarizine are used for symptomatic relief but proper cause detection and treatment is necessary.

Please take care
Good Luck.
Dr.Akhilesh Dubey M.D.
Answered: Wed, 22 May 2013
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