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Wondering, can I get antivert (meclizine) otc?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Alvin Lin
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Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine

In brief: Meclizine

Yes, you can get Meclizine over the counter. This is antivert (meclizine).

In brief: Meclizine

Yes, you can get Meclizine over the counter. This is antivert (meclizine).
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Dr. Clarence Lyons
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