Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Topic Guide

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo: Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a common cause of vertigo. Causes of BPPV include
  • infections,
  • nerve inflammation,
  • ear surgery complications,
  • medication side effects, and more.
Symptoms of BPPV are
  • vertigo (a spinning sensation),
  • nausea,
  • vomiting,
  • loss of balance, and
  • nystagmus (uncontrolled eye movement).
Treatment may be with medication or therapy with health care professionals specializing in BPPV disorders.

Benign Positional Vertigo Topic Guide - Visuals

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Benign Positional Vertigo Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

scopolamine Scopolamine

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promethazine (injection) Promethazine (injection)

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promethazine (rectal) Promethazine (rectal)

Promethazine is in a group of drugs called phenothiazines (FEEN-oh-THYE-a-zeens). It works by changing the actions of chemicals in your brain. Promethazine a...learn more »

promethazine (oral) Promethazine (oral)

Promethazine is in a group of drugs called phenothiazines (FEEN-oh-THYE-a-zeens). It works by changing the actions of chemicals in your brain. Promethazine a...learn more »

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