Stugil D Tablet is a combination of Cinnarizine and Dimenhydrinate. It is used for the treatment of vertigo (a feeling of dizziness or spinning, commonly caused by a problem with the way balance works in the inner ear). This medicine helps to improve blood circulation in the inner ear. It also blocks the action of certain chemicals that are responsible for causing vertigo.
Stugil D Tablet may cause side effects like headache, nausea, dry mouth, indigestion, etc. Consult your doctor if these symptoms persist or become severe. Avoid driving vehicles and operating while taking this medicine as it can make you feel drowsy.
Stugil D Tablet is usually taken with food or as directed by your doctor. The dose and duration of treatment will be decided by your doctor based on the severity of your condition. Avoid abrupt discontinuation of this medicine without consulting your doctor as your symptoms may reoccur.
Stugil D Tablet is not recommended for use if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney problems, or any other medical conditions before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all of your current medicines to avoid any undesired effects.
Stugil D Tablet is not recommended for use in children below 18 years of age as the safety and efficacy data are not clinically established. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding before taking this medication.
Major & minor side effects for Stugil D Tablet
Stomach discomfort and pain
Twitching and unusual movement of muscles
Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
Muscle stiffness and trembling
Uses of Stugil D Tablet
What is it prescribed for?
Vertigo and vestibular disorders
Vertigo is a sensation of feeling off-balance. It makes you feel like you are spinning when you are not. This condition can occur for many reasons, but the most common cause is a problem with your inner ear. Stugil D Tablet is used to treat the symptoms such as vertigo (dizziness and spinning sensation) and nausea (feeling of being sick) due to various causes.
When not to use?
Avoid taking Stugil D Tablet if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of your face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.
Warnings for special population
Stugil D Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy as limited information is available regarding its safety. Hence, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Stugil D Tablet is not recommended for use if you are breastfeeding as this medicine may pass into breastmilk. Hence, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Driving or operating machines
Stugil D Tablet may cause drowsiness in some cases. Hence, avoid performing activities that require high mental alertness such as driving vehicles or operating machines during the treatment with this medicine.
Stugil D Tablet should be used with caution if you have seizures (fits) as it can worsen your condition.
Stugil D Tablet should be used with caution if you have/had glaucoma (a group of eye disorders caused by high fluid pressure inside the eyes). This medicine can trigger or aggravate the condition.
Use in children
Stugil D Tablet is not recommended for use in children below 18 years of age as the safety and efficacy data are not clinically established.
Take the missed dose of Stugil D Tablet as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.
Never take more than the prescribed dose. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of an overdose of Stugil D Tablet.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with Stugil D Tablet due to the increased risk of side effects such as drowsiness and dizziness.
Interaction with Medicine
Stugil D Tablet may cause irregular heartbeat and alteration in blood pressure. Hence this medicine should be used with extreme caution if you have pre-existing heart problems.
Stugil D Tablet may cause thickening of the bronchial secretions (mucous), which may obstruct the airways. Hence it should be used with caution if you have respiratory problems causing breathing difficulty, such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This medicine may further worsen your condition.
Parkinson’s disease is a brain disorder that affects movement. Stugil D Tablet should be used with caution if you have Parkinson’s disease, as it can trigger or aggravate your condition.
Stugil D Tablet is broken down in the liver and filtered out through the kidneys. Therefore, it should be used with caution if you have liver or kidney problems due to the increased risk of side effects. Your doctor may adjust the dose based on your clinical condition.
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Skin sensitivity test
Report the use of Stugil D Tablet to your doctor or lab technician before a skin sensitivity test (test performed to determine whether your body shows an allergic reaction to certain substances). This medicine may change the way your skin reacts to allergy tests and give a false negative result.
This is not an exhaustive list of possible drug interactions. You should consult your doctor about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking.