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MYLAN TRAVEL SICKNESS TABLETS 15 mg
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need a skin allergy test, Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets can affect the results. You will need to stop taking Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets 4 days before the test. Taking other medicines - Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription, or the following: medicine for depression e.g. tricyclic antidepressants (Amitriptyline, Dosulepin, Imipramine) medicine that makes you feel drowsy e.g. tranquillisers and painkillers. Taking Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets with food and drink - You should take these tablets after meals to reduce the risk of stomach upset. You should not drink alcohol during treatment as it may make you more drowsy. Pregnancy and breast-feeding - Ask your doctor for advice before taking any medicine. You should not take Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are trying to become pregnant. If you become pregnant while you are taking Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets you must stop taking the tablets immediately and tell your doctor. Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets may reach your baby through the breast milk. Therefore, you must not take Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets if you are breast-feeding. Driving and using machines - This medicine occasionally causes drowsiness. If you feel drowsy do not drive or operate machinery. Important information about some of the ingredients of Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets - This medicine contains lactose. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, such as lactose, contact your doctor before taking this medicine. 3. HOW TO TAKE MYLAN TRAVEL SICKNESS TABLETS Always take Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. The tablets may be sucked, chewed or swallowed whole with water. The usual dose is: Mnire's disease: Adults, elderly and children over 12 years - Two tablets three times a day.
Children 5-12 years old - One tablet three times a day. Travel sickness: Adults, elderly and children over 12 years - Two tablets taken two hours before your journey and if necessary, one tablet taken every eight hours during your journey. Children 5-12 years old - One tablet two hours before your journey and if necessary, half a tablet every eight hours during your journey. Children under 5 years - Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets are not recommended for children under the age of 5.
If you have Parkinson's disease your symptoms may get worse. You may develop symptoms similar to Parkinson's disease such as trembling, restless legs or muscle stiffness, and you may feel depressed at the same time. You are more likely to get these symptoms if you are elderly and take Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets for a long time. If you develop these symptoms you should stop treatment and tell your doctor. If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist. 5. HOW TO STORE MYLAN TRAVEL SICKNESS TABLETS Keep out of the reach and sight of children. This medicine does not require any special storage conditions. Do not use Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets after the expiry date which is stated on the carton after 'EXP'. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment. 6. FURTHER INFORMATION What Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets contain - The active substance is 15 mg cinnarizine. The other ingredients are: maize starch, anhydrous lactose, mannitol, magnesium stearate and talc. What Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets look like and contents of the pack - Your medicine comes as a white, flat, bevel-edged tablet and marked 'G' on both sides. Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets are available in blister packs or plastic bottles of 4, 6, 8, 10, 15, 20, 84 and 100 tablets. Not all pack sizes may be marketed. Marketing Authorisation Holder: Mylan, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 1TL, United Kingdom. Manufacturer Gerard Laboratories 35/36, Baldoyle Industrial Estate, Grange Road, Dublin 13, Ireland Generics [UK] Limited Potters Bar Hertfordshire EN6 1TL, United Kingdom
Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains important information for you. This medicine is available without prescription. However, you still need to take Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets carefully to get the best results from them. Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again. Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice. You must contact a doctor if your symptoms worsen or do not improve. If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist. In this leaflet: 1. What Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets are and what they are used for. 2. Before you take Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets. 3. How to take Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets. 4. Possible side effects. 5. How to store Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets. 6. Further information. 1. WHAT MYLAN TRAVEL SICKNESS TABLETS ARE AND WHAT THEY ARE USED FOR Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets are one of a group of medicines called antihistamines. Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets are used to treat the symptoms of Mnire's disease. This is a disease of the inner ear that causes dizziness, buzzing in the ears, nausea (feeling sick) and loss of hearing. Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets can also help to control travel sickness. 2. BEFORE YOU TAKE MYLAN TRAVEL SICKNESS TABLETS Do not take Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets if you: are allergic (hypersensitive) to cinnarizine or to any of the other ingredients of this medicine (see Section 6 of this leaflet for more information). Take special care with Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets - You should tell your doctor before taking this medicine if you: suffer from Parkinson's disease ( Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets may make your symptoms worse)
If you take more Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets than you should - If you accidentally take too many tablets, contact your doctor or nearest hospital emergency department immediately. Symptoms of overdose include vomiting, feeling sick or have an upset tummy, trembling, weakness or floppy muscles, drowsiness or loss of consciousness. If you forget to take Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets Take the next dose as soon as you remember unless it is almost time for your next dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. If you stop taking Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets Do not stop taking your treatment without talking to your doctor, even though you may feel better or if you feel the tablets are not working. If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS Like all medicines, Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. You may feel drowsy or get a tummy upset. These effects are usually minor and short-lived. Other rare side effects are: headache dry mouth weight gain increased sweating allergic reactions. Some other rare side effects are more likely to appear if you take Mylan Travel Sickness Tablets for a long time: weight gain itchy patches rashes on the skin yellow skin or eyes.
This leaflet was last approved in: 11/2011
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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