If you are:
Precaution: OTHER ANTIHIST KNOWN TO CAUSE PARADOXICAL EXCITATION IN INFANT
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Anticholinergic effects may cause sedation, worsen cognitive impairment and increase fall risk. Cardiovascular-May cause orthostatic hypotension at higher doses. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Genitourinary-Best avoided in patients with urinary retention from any cause.
Giving meclizine HCL to a child under 12:
Contraindication: Seizure risk in newborns. No safety & efficacy established.
Severe Precaution: Safety and efficacy not established age < 12 years. Risk of seizure in newborns.