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Betahistine Peptic Ulcer Side Effects

Betahistine Peptic Ulcer Side Effect Reports


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

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



Aortic Aneurysm, Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Peptic Ulcer, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

This Peptic Ulcer side effect was reported by a physician from GB. A 70-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: vertigo. The patient was prescribed Betahistine (dosage: NA), which was started on Jun 29, 2009. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Betahistine the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Betahistine.

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Betahistine Peptic Ulcer Causes and Reviews


A peptic ulcer is a sore in the lining of your stomach or your duodenum, the first part of your small intestine. A burning stomach pain is the most common symptom. The pain

  • Starts between meals or during the night
  • Briefly stops if you eat or take antacids
  • Lasts for minutes to hours
  • Comes and goes for several days or weeks

Peptic ulcers happen when the acids that help you digest food damage the walls of the stomach or duodenum. The most common cause is infection with a bacterium called Helicobacter pylori. Another cause is the long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIDs) such as aspirin and ibuprofen. Stress and spicy foods do not cause ulcers, but can make them worse.

To see if you have an H. pylori infection, your doctor will test your blood, breath, or stool. Your doctor also may look inside your stomach and duodenum by doing an endoscopy or x-ray.

Peptic ulcers will get worse if not treated. Treatment may include medicines to reduce stomach acids or antibiotics to kill H. pylori. Antacids and milk can't heal peptic ulcers. Not smoking and avoiding alcohol can help. You may need surgery if your ulcers don't heal.

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases


Betahistine Peptic Ulcer 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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