Active Ingredient(s): Meclizine
FDA Approved: * February 14, 1957
Pharm Company: * PFIZER
Category: Nausea & Vomiting

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Antivert Overview

Meclizine, sold under the brand name Bonine, among others, is an antihistamine used to treat motion sickness and dizziness (vertigo).[1] It is taken by mouth.[1] Effects generally begin in an hour and last for up to a day.[1] Common side effects include sleepiness and dry mouth.[1] Serious side effects may include allergic reactions.[1] Use in pregnancy appears safe, but has not been well studied while use in brea...

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Help with Vertigo ## will adavert help vertico? ## Were you meaning to ask about the medication Antivert? If so, yes it can be used to help with vertigo symptoms. It contains the active ingredient Meclizine, which is an antihistamine that's commonly used to treat nausea and dizziness. It is also available over the counter in 25mg dosages to treat motion sickness, this OTC dosage is most commonly found available under the brand name Bonine and some medications sites will list the actual active ingredient as Meclozine, so please don't be confused and think it's the wrong medication if that's what you see listed. Are there any questions or comments? More Meclizine details can be found here.


Dizziness, not stable when walking, bend over I am dizzy. Afraid of falling. Wonder if adavert would help? ## Have you consulted a doctor? The real concern here is what might be causing your problem. These symptoms could be caused by something like Orthostatic Hypotension, which means your blood pressure is dropping, when you make any sudden movement. If this is the case, then the Antivert, which contains the active ingredient Meclizine, will not help with that. Are you on any medications? Orthostatic Hypotension can sometimes be caused by blood pressure medications or by being dehydrated. If this is the case, it is very important that you rectify the situation. More details:

Oval yellow and white Watson 803

oval with yellow on one side saying watson 803 other side white - is this antivert? ## What is this? ## This is the brand name for meclizine 25mg. It is used for motion sickness especially while driving, flying or going on a boat. It is also used for tinuitis, or ringing in the ears, and dizziness from things like ear infections or sinus infections. Side effects include, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, blurred vision.

Antivert and slow heartbeat

Has anyone heard of a very slow heartbeat while taking this drug? My mom's went down to 30 and I was curious if maybe this drug could casue this. ## I'm no expert but I was prescribed it once for vertigo. It made me feel like a zombie. It also tended to cause some dehydration as well. Would definitely check with your mom's physician. ## My mom has been in the hospital for the past 2 days and since being off it she has improved, the Dr. says it wouldn't cause that but she has other medical problems as well. thanks for the reply. Medication is certainly different with each person that takes it. ## Does anyone happen to know when antivert was discovered and by whom, and if not a site i can go to to find out? ## what are side effects of Antivert?


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Tablet: 12.5mg, 25mg, 30mg, 50mg
  • Tablet, Chewable: 25mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Antivert: (7 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0049-2100 Antivert 12.5 mg Oral Tablet by Roerig
  • 0049-2110 Antivert 25 mg Oral Tablet by Roerig
  • 0049-2140 Antivert 50 mg Oral Tablet by Roerig
  • 70199-002 Antivert 12.5 mg Oral Tablet by Casper Pharma LLC
  • 70199-003 Antivert 25 mg Oral Tablet by Casper Pharma LLC
  • 70199-004 Antivert 50 mg Oral Tablet by Casper Pharma LLC
  • 70199-018 Antivert 25 mg Oral Tablet, Chewable by Casper Pharma LLC

Other drugs which contain Meclizine or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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