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Constant dizziness for 4 days now. I have tried Sleep, Gatorade, Juice, Dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) Meclizine, water. What other OTC things can I try? Or urgent care?
Hello i took one meclizine and two acetaminophen 500mg....i feel asleep. Although i know that my meclizine cause drowsiness, it never had knocked me out like that. So I'm asking was this site to the Tylenol as well?
Meclizine: should only be used under physician guidance under the most extremes of conditions. Do not drive after taking a dose of meclizine. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medicine expiration: 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
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. ...Read more