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Meclizine For Allergies
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Could a cat allergy cause tinnitus? Would meclizine help? Many ENT tests say nothing is wrong but ringing persists.
Compazine (prochlorperazine) put me into a coma when given to me as a child. Can I take meclizine for motion sickness or nausea with a compazine (prochlorperazine) allergy?
Why try?: I sure wouldn't chance it.Get a more detailed answer ›
My ent dr. Said I have untreated allergy and migraines that causes my ear nose congestion pressure with vertigo meclizine ok everyday to take?
Meclizine: First I would follow the instructions on the bottle but it should be 25 to 50 mg per dose. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
No, but yes. . .: Typically, over-the-counter medications (not to be confused w/dietary supplements) are half-dose versions of their branded prescription-only counterparts. However, Meclizine appears to be an exception as it is available by prescription only as Antivert (meclizine) and available over-the-counter as dramamine, both at the same doses. So can you buy Antivert (meclizine) otc? No. But you can buy dose-equivalent dramamine. ...Read more
Yes: These will not cross react and the desired effect of each will be expressed even when you take them together. ...Read more
Dizziness: Vertigo or spinning sensation cod be sur to multiple conditions like benign paroxysmal vertigo attributed by displacement of the calcium crystals in the vestibular organ in the ear. This responds to excercises to reposition the crystals in place. Ménière's disease causes vertigo as well and responds sometimes to low salt diet. Meclizine ameliorate symptoms at times, but slows down the recovery. ...Read more
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
Yes: Meclizine is treatment for the typical reaction that can occur with Compazine. So taking Meclizine isn't a problem for someone who reacts to compazine. ...Read more
Nyquil: NyQuil can cause upset stomach, nausea, nervousness, constipation and dry mouth nose and throat. Adding meclizine could worsen some of these symptoms. The symptoms should wear off soon. If the symptoms persist see or call your doctor. Serious side effects include mental and mood changes such as confusion and hallucinations, shaking and trouble urinating. Sometimes allergic reactions can occur ...Read more
Depends on the cause: In general vertigo symptoms are best treated with Valium or medications like valium. If you have vertigo because of ménière's syndrome then additionally treatment needs to include diet modification and possibly diuretics. If you have vertigo because of viral labyrinthitis then steroids can be very helpful. If you have not yet seen an ENT doctor then please see one as soon as possible. ...Read more
Can I take haloperidol oral and meclizine oral together, or a few hours apart? 0.5 mg halo, and maybe 12.5 or 25 of meclizine.... DR prescribed both.
Haldol (haloperidol) and Meclizine: You may take them together if you are prescribed both of them. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
I m suffering from unbalance at left side, BP under control120/90, I hava MRI also done but there is no problem, I tried betahesten, meclizine, stugeron, s?
Further testing: Normal imaging (MRI) is reassuring, but it is uncommon for there to be an obvious lesion on MRI to explain dizziness. Functional testing through a balance lab (ent/ audiology center) is more likely to identify a cause. Many tests are available, including eng/vng, electrocochleography, computerized dynamic posturography, vestibular evoked myogenic potential, etc. See an ENT for testing. ...Read more
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
Drug experimentation: Dr nyughen was quite clear and accurate about this class of drugs. I wonder why you ask the question, being suspicious that teenage drug experimentation may be at play. If I'm wrong, I apologize. If I'm correct, please take your teen or yourself for drug assessment. ...Read more
After three years, there may be some medicine in those tablets, but they are likely less potent than they were before.
It would be best to get a new supply if you might use this medicine. ...Read more