Antivert Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is meclizine (Antivert)?
- What are the possible side effects of meclizine (Antivert)?
- What is the most important information I should know about meclizine (Antivert)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking meclizine (Antivert)?
- How should I take meclizine (Antivert)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Antivert)?
- What happens if I overdose (Antivert)?
- What should I avoid while taking meclizine (Antivert)?
- What other drugs will affect meclizine (Antivert)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Antivert)?
Since meclizine is sometimes taken only when needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule. If you are taking the medication regularly, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Antivert)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking meclizine (Antivert)?
This medication may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of meclizine.
What other drugs will affect meclizine (Antivert)?
Taking meclizine with other drugs that make you sleepy or slow your breathing can increase these effects. Ask your doctor before taking meclizine with a sleeping pill, narcotic pain medicine, muscle relaxer, or medicine for anxiety, depression, or seizures.
Tell your doctor about all medicines you use, and those you start or stop using during your treatment with meclizine, especially:
- terbinafine; or
- the antidepressants bupropion, duloxetine, fluoxetine, paroxetine, or sertraline.
Other drugs may interact with meclizine, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all medicines you use now, and any medicine you start or stop using.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about meclizine.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Antivert Information
- Antivert Drug Interactions Center: meclizine oral
- Antivert Side Effects Center
- Antivert Overview including Precautions
- Antivert FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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