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How does "antivert" work in positional vertigo?
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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: It doesn't work well
Positional vertigo occurs when the position of the head changes and loose calcium deposits float free sending a mixed signal to the brain about the location and motion of the head.
This leads to a very intense and short lived sensation of motion (vertigo). Antivert (meclizine) won't stop this but it might make the sensation less intense.

In brief: It doesn't work well
Positional vertigo occurs when the position of the head changes and loose calcium deposits float free sending a mixed signal to the brain about the location and motion of the head.
This leads to a very intense and short lived sensation of motion (vertigo). Antivert (meclizine) won't stop this but it might make the sensation less intense.
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