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Doctor insights on: Long Term Effects Of Meclizine

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How long does meclizine stay in the system?

How long does meclizine stay in the system?

Depends.: The onset of action is ~1 hour; the duration of action is ~24 hours. The time to eliminate 1/2 of the dose is 5 hours (half-life elimination). Source: wang z, lee b, pearce d, et al, "meclizine metabolism and pharmacokinetics: formulation on its absorption, " j clin pharmacol, 2011a, [epub ahead of print] [pubmed 21903894]. ...Read more

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Labrynthitis. How long will I need antivert (meclizine)?

Labrynthitis. How long will I need antivert (meclizine)?

Correct diagnosis: Labyrinthitis is strictly speaking, an inflammation of the inner ear (hearing and balance). The term is loosed very loosely by a general physician. If you truly have spinning (vertigo), see an ENT doctor. The diagnosis may vary from positional vertigo, to meniere's disease, to even an acoustic tumor. You need an audiogram and balance function testing to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Meclizine side effects?

Meclizine side effects?

Fatigue: Meclizine may cause fatigue, is related to some otc sleep aids. Rarely may produce hyperactivity but that is rare. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of meclizine hci?

What are the side effects of  meclizine hci?

Meclizine: Most times it will make you feel dopy. It might interfere with your ability to work at heights or around moving equipment. ...Read more

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Please explain meclizine uses and side effects? Something to take everyday? Doc prescribed it for me. 25

Please explain meclizine uses and side effects? Something to take everyday? Doc prescribed it for me. 25

Meclizine: Meclizine is a very good over the counter medication to have at home for nausea and/ or dizzyness. It is very rare to have any major side effects but it can cause drying. ...Read more

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Can i take meclizine and claritan?

Can i take meclizine and claritan?

Yes: Claritin (loratadine) is used more for allergies and/or urticaria (itching), and Meclizine is used more often for dizziness/vertigo. Taking both together is ok, assuming you are experiencing dizziness or vertigo. If your dizziness persists despite taking Meclizine for a few days, then you will need to have your dr. Investigate other causes and possibly vestibular rehab may be beneficial. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does meclizine have codeine in it?

Does meclizine have codeine in it?

No: Meclizine is an antihistamine medication that is used to prevent and treat nausea, vomiting, and dizziness induced by motion sickness. Meclizine is also used for vertigo. ...Read more