Important Info on Meclizine
When and How to Take It
General considerations include the following:
- This medication comes in tablet and chewable tablet form. It is usually taken by mouth once or twice a day.
- You can take meclizine either with food or on an empty stomach. If the medication seems to bother your stomach, try taking it with a little food.
- For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as directed.
For the non-prescription versions, there is only one standard recommended dosage for this medication. For the prescription versions, the recommended dosage will vary, depending on the medical condition being treated.
As is always the case, do not adjust your meclizine dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Meclizine Dosage for more information.)
Meclizine Drug Interactions
Meclizine can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Meclizine).
What If I Take an Overdose?
An overdose with meclizine can cause serious problems. If you happen to take too much of this medication, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Meclizine Overdose for more information.)
How Should Meclizine Be Stored?
Meclizine should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.