- Effective Travel Sickness Prevention
- Blocks Nerve Messages To The Brain
- Active Ingredient: Cinnarizine
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What are Sturgeon motion sickness tablets used for?
Sturgeon tablets are recommended for the treatment of motion sickness.
What is motion sickness.
Traveling by car, boat or plane can cause you to feel unwell. Your inner ear sends different messages to what you eyes are seeing. Consequently you may feel sick.
How can I ease motion sickness?
First you should miniseries motion, sit in the front of the car. Next, look straight ahead at a fixed point like the horizon. Open a window and breathe fresh air. Break up long journeys. Don’t look at mobile devices or moving objects such as waves. Finally, don’t eat heavy meals or drink alcohol. In addition use tablets like Sturgeon.
Stugeron 15 should preferably be taken after meals.
Adults, elderly and children over 12 years:
2 tablets 2 hours before you travel and 1 tablet every 8 hours during your journey.
Children 5 to 12 years:
One half the adult dose.
Method of administration: Oral
1 Pack, 2 Pack, 3 Pack
Stugeron 15 tablets can have side-effects, like all medicines, although these don’t affect everyone and are usually . If you experience the following, stop using the medicine and tell your doctor straightaway:Allergic reactions: Some people may be allergic to these tablets. Signs of allergy include rash (such as hives); wheezing; breathlessness; swollen eyelids, face or lips; complete collapse.If you get any of these symptoms soon after taking Stugeron 15, don’t take any more.Tell a doctor straight away.
Take the packaging and this leafl et with you.Common: may affect up to 1 in 10 peopleDrowsinessNauseaUpset stomachIncreased weightIf any of these apply to you, get advice from a doctor or pharmacist without using Stugeron 15.Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine…If you have Parkinson’s Disease.If you have porphyria (a hereditary blood disorder).If you have liver or kidney problems.If you are fructose and galactose intolerant.If you are taking alcohol.If you are taking any other medicines, including:Tranquilisers (drugs used to relax muscles or decrease anxiety).Tricyclic antidepressants or hypnotics (drugs used to treat mood or sleep disorders).If you are not sure about any of the medicines you are taking, show the bottle or pack to your pharmacist.If any of these bullet points apply to you now or in the past, talk to a doctor or pharmacist.If you are pregnant or breast-feedingDo not take this medicine if you are breastfeeding.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist beforetaking this medicine if you are pregnant, think youmight be pregnant or are planning to becomepregnant.Special warnings about this medicineThis medicine could affect your reaction to skintests used to investigate allergies. If you have takenStugeron 15 within 4 days before a test, tell yourdoctor.The combined effect of Stugeron 15 and alcoholmay make you feel drowsy, therefore avoidalcohol while taking this medicine.The combined effect of Stugeron 15 and tricyclicantidepressants and hypnotics (drugs used to treatmood or sleep disorders) may make you drowsy.Some people may experience stomach discomfortafter taking Stugeron 15. Taking Stugeron 15after a meal may help reduce the possibilityof stomach discomfort.Driving and using machinesSome people may feel drowsy after takingStugeron 15. If you are affected in this way,do not drive or operate machinery.Some of the ingredients can cause problemsIf you have been told you have an intolerance tosome sugars, contact your doctor before taking thismedicine.3 How to take this medicineCheck the table that follows to see how muchmedicine to take.
Do not use more than the stated dose shown in the table.Stugeron 15 should preferably be taken after meals.For oral use only.The tablets may be sucked, chewed or swallowedwhole with water.Children under 5 yearsStugeron 15 is not recommended for children under 5 years old.Adults and children 5 years and overAge DoseChildren aged5 – 12 yearsTake 1 tablet two hours beforetravelling and ½ tablet everyeight hours during the journey.Adults and childrenover 12 yearsTake 2 tablets two hours beforetravelling and 1 tablet every eighthours during the journey.Keep this leafl et. You may need to read it again.Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice.If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor of pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
See section 4.You must talk to a doctor if you do not feel better or if you feel worse.1 What the medicine is forStugeron 15 is a medicine, which is used to control travel sickness. The tablets contain cinnarizine, which is an antinauseant that helps reduce feelings of nausea during travel.This medicine is for use in adults and children aged 5 years and over.2 Before taking this medicineThis medicine is suitable for most adults and children,but a few people should not use it. If you are in any doubt, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.Do not use this medicine…If you have ever had a bad reaction to any of the ingredients.If it is for a child under 5 years old.If you are breast-feeding.Uncommon: may affect up to 1 in 100 peopleTirednessVomitingAbdominal pain, upperFeeling weakIncreased sweatingSkin lesionOther effects which may occur but it is unknown how often:HeadacheDry mouthYellow colouration of skin and eyesA small number of people, mostly elderly patients takingStugeron for a long time, may experience twitching orjerky body movements, muscle stiffness, feeling restless,trembling or a slowness of movement.In a few instances, mainly when Stugeron is used fora long time, rashes and itchy bumps on the skin mayoccur, sometimes with mouth sores.