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Meniere Disease (cont.)

Meniere's Disease Treatment

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Self-Care at Home

The best way to manage an attack at home is to minimize the symptoms.

  • Lie in a quiet room with your eyes closed.
  • Try medications prescribed by your doctor: Medications that help decrease anxiety such as diazepam (Valium) or prochlorperazine (Compazine) can be used to help shorten and decrease the severity of the symptoms. Your doctor can prescribe these types of medications and others after a complete evaluation and treatment plan is made.
  • If these treatments do not help during an attack, seek further medical evaluation for other treatment options. Rule out any other potential diseases.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/9/2014
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