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Meclizine hcl

Generic Name: meclizine (MEK li zeen)
Brand Names: Antivert, Bonine, D-Vert, Dramamine Less Drowsy, Driminate II, Meclicot, Medivert, Ru-Vert-M, Meni-D
Meclizine is used to treat or prevent nausea, vomiting, and dizziness caused by motion sickness. Includes meclizine side effects, interactions and indications.
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Drug Information:
Meclizine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Meclizine is used to treat or prevent nausea, vomiting, and dizziness caused by motion sickness. It is also used to treat symptoms of vertigo (dizziness or spinning sensation) caused by disease that affects your inner ear. Meclizine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. You should not take this medication if you are allergic to meclizine. Before you take meclizine, tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease, asthma, glaucoma, an enlarged prostate, or urination problems. Learn more

Meclizine hcl Side Effects

Meclizine Side Effects

For the Consumer

Applies to meclizine: oral tablet, oral tablet chewable

Along with its needed effects, meclizine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking meclizine:

Incidence not known

  • Cough
  • difficulty swallowing
  • dizziness
  • drowsiness
  • fast heartbeat
  • hives
  • itching
  • puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  • shortness of breath
  • skin rash
  • tightness in the chest
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

Some side effects of meclizine may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Rare

  • Blurred vision

Incidence not known

  • Dry mouth
  • headache

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to meclizine: compounding powder, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable

Nervous system

Frequency not reported: Drowsiness, headache

Immunologic

Frequency not reported: Anaphylactoid reaction

Gastrointestinal

Frequency not reported: Dry mouth, vomiting

Ocular

Rare (less than 0.1%): Blurred vision

Other

Frequency not reported: Fatigue

Editorial References and Review

Medically reviewed by BestRx Medical Team Last updated on 1/1/2020.

Source: Drugs.com Meclizine Hcl