Antivert Patient Information Including Side Effects
Brand Names: Antivert, Bonine, Dramamine Less Drowsy, D-Vert
Generic Name: meclizine (Pronunciation: MEK li zeen)
- 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 is meclizine (Antivert)?
Meclizine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body.
Meclizine is used to treat or prevent nausea, vomiting, and dizziness caused by motion sickness. Meclizine is also used to treat symptoms of vertigo (dizziness or spinning sensation) caused by disease that affects your inner ear.
Meclizine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Antivert 12.5 mg
oblong, blue/white, imprinted with 210, ANTIVERT
Antivert 25 mg
oblong, white/yellow, imprinted with 211, ANTIVERT
Antivert 50 mg
oblong, blue/yellow, imprinted with 214, ANTIVERT
Meclizine 12.5 mg-AMN
oval, blue, imprinted with AN 441
Meclizine 12.5 mg-GG
oval, blue, imprinted with GG 141
Meclizine 12.5 mg-PAR
elliptical, blue/white, imprinted with par, 034
Meclizine 25 mg-AMN
oval, yellow, imprinted with AN 442
Meclizine 25 mg-GG
oval, yellow, imprinted with GG 261
Meclizine 25 mg-PAR
elliptical, white/yellow, imprinted with par, 035
Meclizine 25 mg-WAT
oval, white/yellow, imprinted with WATSON 803
What are the possible side effects of meclizine (Antivert)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Common side effects may include:
- dry mouth;
- tired feeling; or
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Read the Antivert (meclizine) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects
What is the most important information I should know about meclizine (Antivert)?
You should not take this medication if you are allergic to meclizine.
Before you take meclizine, tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease, asthma, glaucoma, an enlarged prostate, or urination problems.
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.
Cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression or anxiety can add to sleepiness caused by meclizine.
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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