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Doctor insights on: Meclizine 25 Mg Uses

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Is it safe to use meclizine expired?

Not best choice: It is a matter of effectiveness. Medicines have an expiration date to regulate usage and effectiveness. If medicine expired it may not work at all as intended. Not recommended to use after expired.

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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.

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Is it ok to take meclizine and phenergan (promethazine) together and can I use Zofran for breakthrough nausea?

Is it ok to take meclizine and phenergan (promethazine) together and can I use Zofran for breakthrough nausea?

Caution with meds: This is not a good idea. Using promethazine together with meclizine may increase side effects such as drowsiness, blurred vision, dry mouth, difficulty urinating, abdominal cramping, constipation, rapid heart beat, confusion, etc. All three of those drugs work for nausea -so you must be quite miserable. Would check back with your Primary for an optimal schedule. Maybe Zofran (ondansetron) works the best for u?

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Is meclizine safe to take 25mg?

Yup: That is one of the usual doses used, but have seen some response at 12.5 mg. Coordinate with your doc.

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What's the shelf life of meclizine?

What's the shelf life of meclizine?

Expiration date: Virtually all food/medicine products sold in us have an expiration date before which it is guaranteed most effectiveness for what the medicine can do. This only means as time pass, the medicine slowly deteriorates and thus becomes less and less effective. For example: if the med is to expire 12/31/12, it should still be good 1/1/13, but may not be in 9/1/15 etc. Consult doc. Good luck.

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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].

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What happens if I take a bunch of meclizine?

What happens if I take a bunch of meclizine?

Meclizine: Nausea, vomiting, dilated pupils, rapid heart rate, hallucinations. Needs medical attention.

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Is meclizine from the year 1996 safe to take?

No: That's 16 years ago! Go get a new prescription.

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When does meclizine wear off? Took 12.5 mg at 7:30am.

Meclizine: It is safe to take up to four doses in 24 hours.

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I have meclizine 25mg. How long does it takes before it works? & wears off?

Meclizine: Usually it starts to work within an hour of taking it and effect may last up to 24 hours approximately.

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I have a bottle of Meclizine 25MG from 2011 that says discard after 2013, would it still be possible to take it?

Yes: If the bottle was closed and the pills are dry and the bottle was kept in a cool place, then you can take them with almost certainly the normal effect for you

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What is in antivert (meclizine)?

Meclizine: This is a drug called meclizine, and it is usually prescribed for dizziness.

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Why were antivert and meclizine recalled?

Iron tablets recalle: Actually it is iron tablets contaminated with Meclizine that have been recalled. Bottles, marketed as iron (ferrous sulfate) and manufactured by advance pharmaceutical inc. Contained tablets of Meclizine hcl instead! The affected lot number is 12g468. The upc bar code for this lot is 0 0536-5890-01. The recall occurred january 17, 2013. See fda information at http://www. Fda. Gov/safety/recalls/ucm.

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I have some Meclizine HCL 25 mg that expired 10/2014? Is it still okay to take or should I get a new box. Going on cruise. Don't want to be seasick

I have some Meclizine HCL 25 mg that expired 10/2014? Is it still okay to take or should I get a new box. Going on cruise. Don't want to be seasick

Your risk: You can try it. Maybe there's enough active ingredient after 3 years past expiration date to work for you. Otherwise, you might want to obtain more, or have another plan like wrist bands or other solutions if you become motion sick.

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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.