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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of meclizine oral.

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Condition: Sensation of Spinning or Whirling
12/30/2007 6:16:28 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been having on and off vertigo all of my life. It is not until the last couple of years that my dr. recommended Meclizine. It seems to work somewhat depends on the severity of vertigo. However, if your nausea/vommitting has kicked in, it's hard to keep this drug down obviously. It does make me sleepy and cause dry mouth. But dizzines does improve in a few hours. This med is also great ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Sensation of Spinning or Whirling
12/24/2007 2:06:22 PM

Reviewer: unkyj, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Caused constipation (which is not a listed side effect)after 5 days of 4 tablets a day as prescribed by Dr. Stopped medication & after 2 days constipation ended. Reduced dosage to 2 tablets a day,results pending.

Condition: Sensation of Spinning or Whirling
12/20/2007 11:39:12 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Sensation of Spinning or Whirling
11/24/2007 10:14:38 PM

Reviewer: laurie2860, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i had an extreme case of vertigo (BPPV) in March 2007. i started taking this drug but stopped due to the drowsiness it created. i've since started the drug again for another bout with nausea and dizziness from the vertigo, but taking a much lesser dose in hopes of curbing the drowsiness it causes. so far, so good.

Condition: Sensation of Spinning or Whirling
11/14/2007 10:23:37 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Made me extremely drowsy, but did an amazing job clearing my dizziness. I'm very pleased!

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