Generic Antivert the Histamine Inhibitor(Meclizine)
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10 Jun 2018
Antivert is an antihistamine. It blocks the effects of the naturally occurring chemical histamine in your body.Antivert is used to treat or prevent nausea, vomiting, and dizziness caused by motion sickness. It is also used to treat symptoms of vertigo.Antivert may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide. Use Antivert exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use it in larger amounts or for longer than recommended.
You should not take Antivert if you are allergic to meclizine.
Before taking Antivert, tell your doctor if you have asthma or other breathing disorder, glaucoma, an enlarged prostate, or problems with urination.
Do not give this medication to a child younger than 12 years old. Antivert can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions.
Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert. Avoid drinking alcohol. It can increase some of the side effects of Antivert.
Cold or allergy medicine, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression or anxiety can add to sleepiness caused by Antivert. Avoid taking these other medications at the same time you take Antivert.
Use Antivert exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use it in larger amounts or for longer than recommended.
To treat vertigo, you may need to take Antivert several times daily. Follow your doctor's instructions.
Antivert can cause you to have unusual results with allergy skin tests. Tell any doctor who treats you that you are taking an antihistamine.
For preventing and treating motion sickness, the standard prescription Antivert dosage is 25 mg to 50 mg taken one hour before embarkation, repeated every 24 hours if necessary.
Antivert usually works best if you take it before motion sickness symptoms begin, although you can expect some relief even if you wait until symptoms develop.
Take Antivert with a full glass of water.
The chewable tablet may be swallowed whole, crushed, or chewed.
To prevent motion sickness, take Antivert about 1 hour before you travel or engage in activity that causes motion sickness. You may take Antivert once every 24 hours while you are traveling, to further prevent motion sickness.
SIDE EFFECTS :
This medication comes in tablet form. It is usually taken by mouth once or twice a day.
It does not matter if you take Antivert with food or on an empty stomach. If the medication seems to bother your stomach, try taking it with a little food.
For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as directed.
If you are unsure about anything related to your dosage of Antivert, please talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider.
This drug may make you drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Avoid alcoholic beverages.
This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.
This medicine may cause stomach bleeding. Daily use of alcohol and tobacco, especially when combined with this medicine, may increase your risk for stomach bleeding. Limit alcohol and stop smoking. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
This medication may make you more sensitive to the sun. Avoid prolonged sun exposure, tanning booths, and sunlamps. Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors.
Some naproxen products contain salt (sodium). Tell your doctor if you are on a salt-restricted diet.
Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
Children may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug. This drug can often cause excitement in young children instead of drowsiness.
Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug, especially drowsiness.
During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor
It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.