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mec·li·zine

 (mĕk′lĭ-zēn′) or mec·lo·zine (-lə-)
n.
An antihistamine drug, C25H27ClN2, used in its hydrochloride form primarily to treat vertigo and motion sickness.

[me(thylbenzene) + c(h)l(oro-) + alteration of (piper)azine.]

meclizine

(ˈmɛkləziːn)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug, C25H27ClN2, used to treat motion sickness
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Noun1.meclizine - an antihistamine (trade name Antivert) used to treat or prevent motion sicknessmeclizine - an antihistamine (trade name Antivert) used to treat or prevent motion sickness
antihistamine - a medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site
Translations

meclizine, meclozine

(INN) n meclizina, meclozina (INN)
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antihistamines which reduce the motion sickness like meclizine, dimenhydrinate or cinnarizine or anti-nausea medicine like ondansetron.
TABLE 3 Medications associated with cognitive impairment * (42,43) Anticholinergics (diphenhydramine, hydroxyzine, meclizine, promethazine) Antidepressants (TCAs, particularly those with anticholinergic effects such as amitriptyline; SSRIs, which are generally low risk, although paroxetine should be avoided) Benzodiazepines (class effect, worse with long-acting agents such as diazepam) Digoxin [H.
The 25 mg meclizine hydrochloride formula is in a unique, super-small mini-tablet format.
uk says: "Over-the-counter drugs used to deter and/or treat 'mal de mer' include dramamine, meclizine (common name bonine) or diphenhydramine (commonly known as benadryl).
One theory suggests intake of drugs such as Meclizine, Chlorpromazine and Benzamine hydrochloride14 Another proposed mechanism of fetal insult is radiation exposure during the first month of pregnancy.
Human health company ACETO Corporation (NasdaqGS:ACET) reported on Monday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the three ANDAs, Methimazole Tablets, Glycopyrrolate Tablets and Meclizine Tablets, for an undisclosed fee.
MAROPITANT CITRATE Sold as Cerenia[R], this is the first, and currently only, FDA-approved veterinary medication designed to prevent vomiting in dogs due to motion sickness, and based on how it works, can often be more effective than meclizine.
He was on three blood pressure medications and meclizine.
The non-prescription anti-nausea medicine meclizine has been demonstrated to reduce the risk of nausea by 27% and vomiting by 64% when two 25 mg tablets are taken 1 hour before combined ECPs, but the risk of drowsiness was doubled (to about 30%).
Medications include meclizine, diazepam (Valium), glycopyrrolate (Robinul) or lorazepam (Ativan) to help relieve dizziness, and help control nausea and vomiting, and anti-nausea medications such as promethazine (Phenergan).
Meclizine (mek' ii zeen), marketed under several brand names, may be given for motion sickness but not for anxiety, Dr.
Postulated factors include disturbance of the interactions of growth factors,2 teratogenic drugs like meclizine,7 trauma late in pregnancy and local ischaemia and amniotic bands causing pressure on the first branchial arch.