What is Antivert/50
Antivert (meclizine) is a prescription medication used to treat vertigo (a sensation of spinning or moving), nausea, and vomiting. Antivert is in a class of medications called antihistamines. It works by blocking the action of histamine, a chemical that is released by the body in response to injury or allergic reaction.
Benefits of Antivert/50
and Its Uses.
Antivert/50 is a prescription medication used to treat vertigo (a sensation of spinning or whirling that is caused by a problem with the inner ear). It is also used to treat nausea and vomiting. Antivert/50 may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Antivert/50 belongs to a class of medications called anticholinergics. It works by blocking a certain natural substance in the body (acetylcholine). This reduces the symptoms of vertigo, nausea, and vomiting.
Antivert/50 comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth. It is usually taken three times a day.
Antivert/50 can cause side effects such as dry mouth, blurred vision, and constipation. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how this medication affects you.
If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately:
Side Effects and Dosage of Antivert/50
Antivert is a medication that is used to treat vertigo, motion sickness, and nausea. It is a type of antihistamine that works by blocking the effects of histamine in the body. Antivert is available as a tablet, capsule, or liquid and is typically taken once or twice a day.
There are some potential side effects of Antivert, including drowsiness, dry mouth, and dizziness. It is important to drink plenty of fluids while taking Antivert to help reduce the risk of dry mouth. Drowsiness may occur, so it is important not to operate heavy machinery or drive while taking this medication.
The recommended dosage of Antivert depends on the condition being treated. For vertigo, the dosage is typically 25-50 mg twice a day. For motion sickness, the dosage is typically 25-50 mg once a day. For nausea, the dosage is typically 12.5-25 mg every four to six hours