Meclizine Hydrochloride Oral Tablet 12.5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Meclizine Hydrochloride: Oral tablet (12.5mg)

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Meclizine 12.5mg Tab
Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: PAR,par  |  034
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Meclizine 12.5mg Tab
Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: PAR,par  |  034
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Meclizine 12.5mg Tab
Cadista Pharmaceuticals Inc. Fmrly Jubilant Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: TL 122 

What is this Medicine?

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).

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Meclizine Hydrochloride: Oral tablet(12.5mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Meclizine Hydrochloride 12.5mg Tablet

NDC: 498840034
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Vertigo, Nausea/vomiting, Motion Sickness

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Meclizine Hydrochloride 12.5mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_3842.JPG
Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: PAR,par  |  034
Shape: oval
Color: blue,white
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Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: PAR,par  |  034
Shape: oval
Color: blue,white

Reported Side Effects for Meclizine Hydrochloride 12.5mg Tablet

Blurred Vision Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
16.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
31.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Meclizine Hydrochloride 12.5mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Meclizine Hydrochloride 12.5mg Tablet(Meclizine Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Meclizine Hydrochloride)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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