Medications and Drugs
Brand Names: Antivert, Bonine, Dramamine Less Drowsy, D-Vert
Generic Name: meclizine (Pronunciation: MEK li zeen)
What is meclizine (Antivert, Bonine, Dramamine Less Drowsy, D-Vert)?
Meclizine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body.
Meclizine is used to treat or prevent nausea, vomiting, and dizziness caused by motion sickness. Meclizine is also used 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.
Antivert 12.5 mg
oblong, blue/white, imprinted with 210, ANTIVERT
Antivert 25 mg
oblong, white/yellow, imprinted with 211, ANTIVERT
Antivert 50 mg
oblong, blue/yellow, imprinted with 214, ANTIVERT
Meclizine 12.5 mg-AMN
oval, blue, imprinted with AN 441
Meclizine 12.5 mg-GG
oval, blue, imprinted with GG 141
Meclizine 12.5 mg-PAR
elliptical, blue/white, imprinted with par, 034
Meclizine 25 mg-AMN
oval, yellow, imprinted with AN 442
Meclizine 25 mg-GG
oval, yellow, imprinted with GG 261
Meclizine 25 mg-PAR
elliptical, white/yellow, imprinted with par, 035
Meclizine 25 mg-WAT
oval, white/yellow, imprinted with WATSON 803
What are the possible side effects of meclizine (Antivert, Bonine, Dramamine Less Drowsy, D-Vert)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
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.
What is the most important information I should know about meclizine (Antivert, Bonine, Dramamine Less Drowsy, D-Vert)?
You should not take this medication if you are allergic to meclizine.
This medication may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of meclizine.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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