Indications for: Meclizine

Motion sickness prophylaxis. Vertigo of vestibular origin.

Adult Dosage:

Motion sickness: 25–50mg 1 hour prior to departure, repeated every 24 hours as needed. Vertigo: 25–100mg/day in divided doses.

Children Dosage:

Not established.

Meclizine Warnings/Precautions:

Asthma. Glaucoma. GI or GU obstruction. Hepatic or renal impairment. Elderly. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Meclizine Classification:


Meclizine Interactions:

Alcohol, tranquilizers, sedative-hypnotics potentiate CNS depression. May be potentiated by CYP2D6 inhibitors.

Adverse Reactions:

Anaphylactic reaction, drowsiness, dry mouth, headache, fatigue, vomiting; rare: blurred vision.


Formerly known under the brand name Antivert.


Hepatic (CYP2D6).

Drug Elimination:

Renal. Half-life: 5-6 hours.

How Supplied:

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