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meclizine

 [mek´lĭ-zēn]
an antihistamine used orally as the hydrochloride salt to counteract the nausea of motion sickness and to treat and prevent vertigo associated with diseases affecting the vestibular system.
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meclizine

(mĕk′lĭ-zēn′) or

meclozine

(-lə-)
n.
An antihistamine drug, C25H27ClN2, used in its hydrochloride form primarily to treat vertigo and motion sickness.
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meclizine

An antihistamine and anticholinergic used to manage motion sickness and vertigo caused by vestibular (inner ear) disease.

Adverse effects
Allergic reaction, blurred vision, dry mouth, constipation, drowsiness.
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