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Meclizine Hydrochloride: Chewable tablet

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Travel Sickness 25mg Chw Tab
Rugby Laboratories a Division of The Harvard Drug Group, LLC
Pill Identification: LOGO 115 
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Meclizine 25mg Chw Tab
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
Pill Identification: K399 

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MECLIZINE (MEK li zeen) is an antihistamine. It is used to prevent nausea, vomiting, or dizziness caused by motion sickness. It is also used to prevent and treat vertigo (extreme dizziness or a feeling that you or your surroundings are tilting or spinning around).

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Average Scores
Easy to Take: 4.8 / 5
Works as Intended: 4.8 / 5
Tolerable: 4.8 / 5

could not function the following day
Took it to go to sleep and was extremely sleepy the following day.
Helpful: 8
Unhelpful: 0
February 16, 2017
From: naples, FL
Age: 65-74
Gender: Female
Drug Form: Chewable tablet
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Disagree
Tolerable: Disagree

Works as intended but...
I had not had vertigo in years and it came up very powerfully yesterday. I happened to have some meclizine in chewable form for possible motion sickness when traveling that I am susceptible to. But I didn't realize it was chewable and swallowed it with water, now I'm reading that chewable should be chewed thoroughly! I also have serious sinus problems and the meclizine took care of that very well. Vertigo is gone, sinuses are clear, but the 25 mg is strong for someone that is sensitive to any medication. I now realize it comes in a half strength, which would be much better for me. I'm still feeling very drowsy and unable to focus on most of my work more than 16 hours later! You can fight it, but these side effects are tough! Be careful using anything that makes you drowsy, please, I don't need folks on the highway who are on this stuff.
Helpful: 13
Unhelpful: 4
November 03, 2016
From: Tallahassee, FL
Age: 55-64
Gender: Male
Drug Form: Chewable tablet
Easy to Take: Agree
Works as Intended: Strongly Agree
Tolerable: Agree

works great
it works very good and i will recommend it to people who get car sick
Helpful: 4
Unhelpful: 2
February 17, 2016
From: new york, NY
Age: 19-24
Gender: Male
Drug Form: Oral tablet
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Strongly Agree
Tolerable: Strongly Agree

Quick and Satisfactory
Quickly controlled the spinning and dizziness from Vertigo caused by inner ear.
Helpful: 51
Unhelpful: 4
CVS Customer
April 07, 2015
From: melbourne, FL
Age: 65-74
Gender: Male
Drug Form: Oral tablet
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Strongly Agree
Tolerable: Strongly Agree