Antivert_GJ - Auditory and visual hallucinations,...

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Antivert/ Dramamine Less Drowsy (Meclizine hydrochloride)  CLASS Antihistimine (H1-blockers) GI (antiemetic - prevents puking) Neurological (Antivertigo) DESCRIPTION  (basic summary) Aids in treatment of motion sickness, nausea, vomiting,  and dizziness.  Functions also as a sedative MECHANISM OF ACTION H1 receptor antagonist anticholinergic antiemetic/antivertigo mechanism unknown PHARMOKINETICS Oral  CONTRAINDICATIONS Hypersensitivity reactions,  Use cautiously in patients with asthma, glaucoma, or  prostatic hyperplasia ADVERSE EFFECTS
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Unformatted text preview: Auditory and visual hallucinations, drowsiness, excitation, nervousness, restlessness hypotension, palpitations, tachycardia Blurred vision, diplopia, dry nose and throat, tinnitus anorexia, constipation, diarrhea, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting urinary frequency, urine retention rash, urticaria INDICATIONS motion sickness, vertigo DOSAGE 25-50 mg PO once daily Dramamine less drowsy Meclizine hydrochloride 25mg Source (s: Physician's drug handbook 748 MD consult Drug...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course PAS 600 - 601 taught by Professor Garrubba during the Fall '10 term at Chatham University.

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