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Meclizine / Antivert



- Antiemetic, Antivertigo agent, Motion Sickness; Antihistamine, Nausea, and Vomiting;
Adult:12.5-25 mg tid/qid PO; or may try: Motion sickness: 25-50 mg taken 1hr before start of journey; Vertigo:12.5-50mg bid;
Note that drowsiness, dry mouth, blurred vision, commonly occur; 
Contra-indicated with ETOH, use with caution in those with asthma, prostatic hypertrophy, glaucoma;
Peds: >12, same as adult



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 2:28 pm