meclizine


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to meclizine: vertigo
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for meclizine

an antihistamine (trade name Antivert) used to treat or prevent motion sickness

References in periodicals archive ?
Meclizine, the generic version of Citron's Antivert, is indicated for the treatment or prevention of nausea, vomiting and dizziness caused by motion sickness, with IMS-reported generic sales of USD38m.
That's why the meclizine products might work on some dogs, but might not be strong enough for all dogs.
In some cases, you may be prescribed medicines such as meclizine (Antivert[R]) to treat dizziness; however, because of the drug's sedating effects, Dr.
Meclizine hydrochloride (MCZ) is a first-generation antihistamine of the piperazine class drug, used in the treatment of motion sickness (Hx receptor antagonist).
For tests of postural stability, we excluded 2 participants who reported current use of the drug meclizine and 2 with Meniere's disease.
Anthistamines Diphenhydramine (Benadryl); hydroxyzine (Atarax); cetirizine (Zyrtec); loratadine (Claricin) Sleep medications Diphenhydramine (Tylenol PM) Nausea medications Prochlorperazine (Compazine) Antidepressants Amitriptyline (Elavil); paroxetine (Paxil); fluoxetine (Prozac); mirtazapine (Remeron); trazodone Incontinence drugs Tolterodine (Detrol); oxybutynin (Ditropan) Irritable bowel Dicyclomine (Bentyl) medications Vertigo/seasickness Scopolamine patch (Transderm Scop); drugs meclizine (Antivert); dimenhydrinate (Dramamine) Muscle relaxants Baclofen Antacids Cimetidine (Tagamet); ranitidine (Zantac) Antidiarrheals Loperamide (Imodium)
These gains were partially offset by lower metroprolol, clonidine and meclizine sales and the impact of U.
The authors found that in laboratory animals (mice and rats), and in cell culture models, meclizine (one of two drugs marketed as Dramamine) helped to protect hearts from injury due to decreased blood flow.
After having received a total of five intratympanic dexamethasone injections, the patient reported a subjective stabilization of his hearing bilaterally and satisfactory control of his vertigo with meclizine.
One of the key findings of the study was meclizine, a well-known nausea drug, may help treat heart disease and stroke.
Meclizine can be used acutely to reduce the over reaction of the vestibular system for central dizziness and Zofran (a very effective anti-emetic) can be utilized for the associated nausea caused by cerebellar or retro-mastoid tumor resections.
However, only meclizine is indicated as an antiemetic (Adams & Koch, 2010).
According to the FDA, meclizine (brand name Antivert) is "possibly effective" for persistent dizziness due to Meniere's disease, a problem with hearing and balance that is linked to excess fluid in the inner ear.
In addition to doxylamine and diphenhydramine, we can consider using dimen-hydrinate (Dramamine), meclizine (An-tivert), hydroxyzine (Vistaril, Atarax), and cetirizine (Zyrtec).