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Betahistine Malaise Side Effects

Betahistine Malaise Side Effect Reports


The following Betahistine Malaise side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Malaise, 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.



Malaise, Chest Pain, Dyspepsia, Abdominal Pain Upper, Dizziness, Alopecia, Sleep Disorder, Muscle Spasms, Vision Blurred

This Malaise side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from NETHERLANDS. A 50-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Betahistine (dosage: NA), which was started on Feb 21, 2011. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Alendronate Sodium (1 Tablet Per Dag)
When starting to take Betahistine the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Malaise
  • Chest Pain
  • Dyspepsia
  • Abdominal Pain Upper
  • Dizziness
  • Alopecia
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Vision Blurred
These side effects may potentially be related to Betahistine.
Muscular Weakness, Malaise, Headache, Myalgia

This Malaise Betahistine side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED KINGDOM on Nov 04, 2011. A Female , 57 years of age, was treated with Betahistine. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Muscular Weakness
  • Malaise
  • Headache
  • Myalgia
. Betahistine dosage: Unk. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Sodium Docusate (Unk)
  • Prochlorperazine (Unk)
  • Acetaminophen (Unk)
  • Prednisolone (20 Mg, Unk)
  • Albuterol Sulfate Autohaler (Unk)
  • Warfarin Sodium (Unk)
  • Fluticasone Propionate/salmeterol (Unk)
  • Senna (Unk)
The patient was hospitalized.

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Betahistine Malaise Causes and Reviews


What is chronic fatigue syndrome?

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a serious, long-term illness that affects many body systems. Another name for it is myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). CFS can often make you unable to do your usual activities. Sometimes you may not even be able to get out of bed.

What are the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome?

CFS symptoms can include

  • Severe fatigue that is not improved by rest
  • Sleep problems
  • Post-exertional Malaise (PEM), where your symptoms get worse after any physical or mental activity
  • Problems with thinking and concentrating
  • Pain
  • Dizziness

CFS can be unpredictable. Your symptoms may come and go. They may change over time - sometimes they might get better, and other times they may get worse.

Who gets chronic fatigue syndrome?

Anyone can get CFS, but it is most common in people between 40 and 60 years old. Adult women have it more often that adult men. Whites are more likely than other races to get a diagnosis of CFS, but many people with CFS have not been diagnosed with it.

What causes chronic fatigue syndrome?

Scientists don't know what causes CFS. There may be more than one thing that causes it. It is possible that two or more triggers might work together to cause the illness.

How is chronic fatigue syndrome diagnosed?

CFS can be difficult to diagnose. There are no tests for it, and other illnesses can cause similar symptoms. Your health care provider has to rule out other diseases before making a diagnosis of CFS. He or she will do a thorough medical exam, including

  • Asking about your health history and your family's medical history
  • Asking about your current illness, including your symptoms. Your doctor will want to know how often you have symptoms, how bad they are, how long they have lasted, and how they affect your life.
  • A thorough physical and mental status exam
  • Blood, urine or other tests
What are the treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome?

There is no cure or approved treatment for CFS, but you may be able to treat or manage some of your symptoms. You, your family, and your health care provider should work together to decide on a plan. You should figure out which symptom causes the most problems, and try to treat that first. For example, if sleep problems affect you the most, you might first try using good sleep habits. If those do not help, you may need to take medicines or see a sleep specialist.

Strategies such as learning new ways to manage activity can also be helpful. You need to make sure that you do not "push and crash." This can happen when you feel better, do too much, and then get worse again.

Since the process of developing a treatment plan and attending to self-care can be hard if you have CFS, it is important to have support from family members and friends.

Don't try any new treatments without talking to your health care provider. Some treatments that are promoted as cures for CFS are unproven, often costly, and could be dangerous.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Betahistine Malaise Reviews

Sat, 21 Aug 2010

Everytime taken causes increased heart rate, resulting in difficulty sleeping. Also causes skin itching and bad headache behind eyes. I have persevered, though, taking the drug periodically, when my vertigo recurs.

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