Betahistine

Betahistine hydrochloride

Description

Betahistine dihydrochloride is a histamine-like drug in which pharmacological activity can be attributed to a specific effects and/or more direct influences on recovery mechanisms the vestibular nuclei. It has weak agonist activity at histamine H1 receptors and moderate antagonist activity at H3 receptors. Betahistine may increase blood flow to the cochlear region as well as to the whole brain.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Betahistine
N Nervous system → N07 Other nervous system drugs → N07C Antivertigo preparations → N07CA Antivertigo preparations

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