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What do I do for dizzyness my family doctor gave me meclizine 12.5 mg did not work

What do I do for dizzyness my family doctor gave me meclizine 12.5 mg did not work

Follow-up: Depending on your age and weight, the normal adult dose is usually 25mg, so you may need to ask your dr if that dose would be ok. However, for continuity of care, you should also tell your dr. It did not work as there are mutliple other possible causes of dizziness that may need to be investigated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I take meclizine HCl 25 mg and Advil (ibuprofen) together ?

Can I take meclizine HCl 25 mg and Advil (ibuprofen) together
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Yes: There is no interaction caused by taking Meclizine and advil (ibuprofen) together, according to epocrates. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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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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. ...Read more