Almitrine + raubasine

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Generic Name: Almitrine + raubasine Brand Name(s): Almitrine + raubasine.

Uses

What is Almitrine + Raubasine used for?

Almitrine + Raubasine is commonly used for:

  • Treatment of the symptoms of cognitive decline of ischemic origin in elderly patients.
  • Treatment of the symptoms of neurosensory decline of ischemic origin in elderly patients, including visual and auditory deficit.
  • Treatment of tinnitus, vertigo and balance disorders of ischemic origin in elderly patients. This drug belongs to the (diphenylmethyl) group.

How should I take Almitrine + Raubasine?

Almitrine + Raubasine is taken by mouth.

How do I store Almitrine + Raubasine?

Almitrine + Raubasine is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Almitrine + Raubasine in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Almitrine + Raubasine that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.

You should not flush Almitrine + Raubasine down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using Almitrine + Raubasine?

Before using this drug, tell your doctor if:

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should only take medicines on the recommendation of a doctor.
  • You are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription, such as herbal and complementary medicines.
  • You have allergy with any of active or inactive ingredients of Almitrine + Raubasine or other medications.
  • You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.
  • You are using MAOIs.

Long term treatment may result in numbness, prickling or formication effects in the lower limbs which may, in rare cases, lead to treatment withdrawal.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Almitrine + Raubasine during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Almitrine + Raubasine.

Side effects

What side effects can occur from Almitrine + Raubasine?

Side effects may occur when using this drug, such as:

  • Mild GI disorders
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Palpitations
  • Anxiety
  • Dizziness
  • Peripheral neuropathy with abnormal sensations in the lower limbs

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions

What drugs may interact with Almitrine + Raubasine?

Almitrine + Raubasine may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.

Does food or alcohol interact with Almitrine + Raubasine?

Almitrine + Raubasine may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.

What health conditions may interact with Almitrine + Raubasine?

Almitrine + Raubasine may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.

Dosage

The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Almitrine + Raubasine.

What is the dose of Almitrine + Raubasine for an adult?

Oral – Auditory, vestibular and visual disorders of ischaemic aetiology, Cerebrovascular insufficiency, Functional rehabilitation after cerebrovascular accidents

Adult: Each tablet contains almitrine 30 mg and raubasine 10 mg. Recommended dosage: 1 tablet bid.

What is the dose of Almitrine + Raubasine for a child?

The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

How is Almitrine + Raubasine available?

Almitrine + Raubasine is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • Tablet

What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?

In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.

Signs of overdose include tachycardia, arterial hypotension, polypnoea and respiratory alkalosis. Treatment consists of gastric lavage and symptomatic supportive measures. Cardiopulmonary observation with repeated monitoring of blood gases are recommended.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Almitrine + Raubasine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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Review Date: September 28, 2017 | Last Modified: September 28, 2017

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