Betahistine is used for treatment of Ménière’s syndrome, which may include symptoms like vertigo, tinnitus, hearing loss and nausea.
Betahistine is a histamine substitute and works directly on histamine receptors which are found in blood vessel walls including those in the ear.
After Activation of these receptors blood vessels gets widened , circulation gets improved which reduces the pressure in the ear.
Its main use is in treating Meniere`s disease by reducing the frequency and severity of nausea and vertigo attack by relieving the inner ear pressure. It also reduces tinnitus thus helping to restore normal hearing.