Betahistine Leukoencephalopathy Side Effect Reports
The following Betahistine Leukoencephalopathy side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.
This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Leukoencephalopathy, can occur, and what you can do about them.
A side effect could appear soon after you start Betahistine or it might take time to develop.
This Leukoencephalopathy side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from BELGIUM. A 77-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Betahistine (dosage: NA), which was started on Feb 15, 2001. Concurrently used drugs:
This Leukoencephalopathy Betahistine side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from BELGIUM on Jan 05, 2012. A Female , 77 years of age, was treated with Betahistine. The patient presented the following health conditions:
Betahistine Leukoencephalopathy Causes and Reviews
The leukodystrophies are rare diseases that affect the cells of the brain. Specifically, the diseases affect the myelin sheath, the material that surrounds and protects nerve cells. Damage to this sheath slows down or blocks messages between the brain and the rest of the body. This leads to problems with
- Mental and physical development
Most of the leukodystrophies are genetic. They usually appear during infancy or childhood. They can be hard to detect early because children seem healthy at first. However, symptoms gradually get worse over time.
There are no cures for any of the leukodystrophies. Medicines, speech therapy and physical therapy might help with symptoms. Researchers are testing bone marrow transplantation as a treatment for some of the leukodystrophies.
NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Betahistine Leukoencephalopathy Reviews