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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Meclizine Hydrochloride (Overview)

Meclizine hydrochloride is a nausea and vomiting agent which is a kind of gastroenterology drug.


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Is there any difference between meclizine 25mg tablets and meclizine hydrochloride 25mg?

Is there any difference between meclizine 25mg tablets and meclizine hydrochloride 25mg?

No difference: It's the full name versus the abbreviated name. It's like: is there a difference between president barack obama or president obama? ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
41 doctors shared insights

Meclizine Hydrochloride (Overview)

Meclizine hydrochloride is a nausea and vomiting agent which is a kind of gastroenterology drug.


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Is there any difference between meclizine 25mg tablets and meclizine hydrochloride 25mg?

No difference: It's the full name versus the abbreviated name. It's like: is there a difference between president barack obama or president obama? ...Read more

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Meclizine hydrochloride is it good for tinnitus? I bought Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) All Day and it has 25 mg of that ingredient. How should I take this medication?

Meclizine hydrochloride is it good for tinnitus? I bought Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) All Day and it has 25 mg of that ingredient. How should I take this medication?

For dizziness: To my knowledge, meclizine is an antihistamine (blocks H1 receptors and has anti-cholinergic properties. I gave always prescribed it for dizziness, not aware that it can impact tinnitus though I suppose nothing is impossible. ...Read more

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After 25mg meclizine hydrochloride antiemetic wares off, is it normal to feel groggy/fatigued?

Possibly: Certain individuals report some dizziness and groggy after taking meclizine. There are, however, many other causes of dizziness and grogginess, best to check with your physician. ...Read more

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Can I buy antivert (meclizine) over the counter?

Can I buy antivert (meclizine) over the counter?

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

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Can antivert (meclizine) cause u to fail a drug test?

No: This should not cross-react with anything, especially when methods using two different chemical principles are required. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Antivert (Definition)

Antivert is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more