cyclizine


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cyclizine

 [si´klĭ-zēn]
an antihistamine used in the form of the hydrochloride salt to treat nausea in motion sickness.

cyclizine

An ANTIHISTAMINE drug effective in controlling nausea and vomiting. A brand name is Valoid. Brand names of preparations containing it are Diconal, Cyclimorph and Migril.
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The patient had been issued with a prescription for 25 doses of cyclizine lactate and told to go to a chemist in Hendy, obtain the medication, and then return to Pontarddulais where the nurse would administer the drug.
The first words out of my mouth when I'm admitted are normally I have Ulcerative Colitis, go totally loopy on cyclizine, oh and I'm lactose free.
Cyclizine causes some sedation because it acts on histamine receptors, it is also a safe and effective antiemetic for post-operative nausea and vomiting because it is unlikely to cause further respiratory depression.
The most commonly used drugs and combination therapy are droperidol-ondansetron and ondansetron-dexamethasone combinations of cyclizine and prochlorperazine are also possible9.
Drugs such as antiemetics (cyclizine), anti-histamines (phenergan), sleeping tablets (zopiclone), anxiolytics (benzodiazepines), tri-cyclic antidepressants (amitriptyline) and anti-epileptic drugs (eg gabapentin), when given with strong opioids, especially in "at-risk" patients, can increase the risk of adverse events and patient harm.
Three members of staff working for University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust were suspended this year for taking prescription-prescriptionstrength painkillers strength codeine phosphate and ketamine, and the anti-antinausea drug cyclizine, it nausea was alleged.
This complex is used for the determination of antihistamine (cyclizine hydrochloride) in pure and pharmaceutical formulations.
Effects of caffeine and cyclizine alone and in combination on human performance, subjective effects and EEG activity.
The medic prescribed dihydrocodeine, a heroin-like substance, and the antihistamine cyclizine by using fake identities.
cyclizine) and prolonged dizziness with anti-vertigo agents (e.g.
The Irish Greyhound Board has refused to comment on the matter as is their policy under the new Control Committee guidelines, but Buckley has confirmed that he received a letter last week informing him that Tullymurry Act tested positive for the drug Cyclizine, which is used by humans to counteract travel sickness among other things.