Also indexed as: Antivert, Bonikraft, Medivert
Meclizine is used to prevent nausea, vomiting, and dizziness associated with motion sickness, and may be effective in treating
vertigo associated with inner ear conditions. It is in a class of drugs known as
Interactions with Vitamins, Herbs, and Foods
In some cases, an herb or supplement may appear in more than one category, which may seem
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|Depletion or interference
|Side effect reduction/prevention
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interaction is supported only by weak, fragmentary, and/or contradictory scientific
Interactions with Foods and Other Compounds
Drinking alcoholic beverages while taking meclizine can result in added
drowsiness.1 Consequently, people taking meclizine should avoid alcohol, especially
when staying alert is necessary.
1. Sifton DW, ed. Physicians Desk Reference. Montvale,
NJ: Medical Economics Company, Inc., 2000, 2321–2.