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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
Ménière'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
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE MYLAN TRAVEL SICKNESS
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)
Children 5-12 years old - One tablet two hours
before your journey and if necessary, half a tablet
every eight hours during your journey.
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.
Children under 5 years - Mylan Travel Sickness
Tablets are not recommended for children under
the age of 5.
5. HOW TO STORE MYLAN TRAVEL SICKNESS
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
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.
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.
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
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:
Adults, elderly and children over 12 years - Two
tablets three times a day.
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 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:
• 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.
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
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.
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.
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,
35/36, Baldoyle Industrial Estate, Grange Road,
Generics [UK] Limited
EN6 1TL, United Kingdom
This leaflet was last approved in: 11/2011
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.
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,
• medicine that makes you feel drowsy
e.g. tranquillisers and painkillers.
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.
MYLAN TRAVEL SICKNESS
TABLETS 15 mg
Children 5-12 years old - One tablet three times a
PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER
• 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.
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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