Generic name: Meclizine
Pregnancy & Lactation: Risk data not available
What is Driminate Ii?
Meclizine is used in adults and children aged 12 years and older to treat or prevent nausea, vomiting and dizziness caused by motion sickness.
Meclizine is also used in adults to treat symptoms of vertigo (dizziness or spinning sensation) caused by disease that affects your inner ear.
Meclizine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
You should not use meclizine if you are allergic to it.
Do not give this medicine to anyone younger than 12 years old without medical advice.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had:
- breathing problems such as asthma, emphysema, or chronic bronchitis;
- an enlarged prostate or urination problems;
- recently used alcohol, sedatives, or tranquilizers; or
- liver or kidney disease.
How should I use Driminate Ii
Use Driminate Ii (Oral) exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Use the medicine exactly as directed.
You must chew the before you swallow it. chewable tablet
To prevent motion sickness, take meclizine about 1 hour before you travel or anticipate having motion sickness. You may take meclizine once every 24 hours while you are traveling, to further prevent motion sickness.
To treat vertigo, you may need to take meclizine several times daily. Follow your doctor's instructions.
Swallow the whole and do not crush, chew, or break it. tablet
Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.
Meclizine is used when needed. If you are on a dosing schedule, skip any missed dose. use two doses at one time. Do not
Driminate Ii side effects
Get emergency medical help if you have : hives, difficult breathing, swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. signs of an allergic reaction
Common side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
- dry mouth;
- vomiting; or
- feeling tired.
What other drugs will affect Driminate Ii?
Avoid driving or hazardous activity until you know how this medicine will affect you. Your reactions could be impaired.
Avoid drinking alcohol. Drinking alcohol with this medicine can cause side effects.