Modern trends in the drug treatment of vertigo

Modern trends in the drug treatment of vertigo

Author Ganança, Mauricio Malavasi Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Caovilla, Heloisa Helena Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract Some antivertiginous drugs are undoubtly helpful in improving or eliminating dizziness in patients with vestibular disorders. Drug therapy is essentially symptomatic and the available data suggest that the ideal doses of the medications, their precise indications, advantages and disadvantages have not been established. This, however, does not indicate that drug therapy is unimportant. In fact, several patients obtain quick and pronounced improvement of vertigo :md associated symptoms through the use of anti-vertigo substances. In our clinical experience, the best results in the management of vertigo are obtained by the combination of etiological treatment, drug therapy customized rehabilitation exercises, diet control and some habit modification.
Language English
Date 2000-01-01
Published in Equilibrium Research, Clinical Equilibriometry And Modern Treatment. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Bv, v. 1201, p. 507-509, 2000.
ISSN 0531-5131 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Elsevier B.V.
Extent 507-509
Access rights Closed access
Type Book chapter
Web of Science ID WOS:000088270100149
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/11600/43573

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