Meclizine Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Nausea/Vomiting

25 to 50 mg orally once a day as needed.

Usual Adult Dose for Vertigo

25 mg orally 1 to 4 times a day or 50 mg orally twice a day.

Usual Adult Dose for Motion Sickness

25 to 50 mg orally once a day as needed. Meclizine should be administered one hour prior to travel and continued for the duration of exposure.

Do not exceed 50 mg in 24 hours.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Nausea/Vomiting

> 12 years: 25 to 50 mg orally once a day as needed.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Vertigo

> 12 years: 25 mg orally 1 to 4 times a day or 50 mg orally twice a day.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Motion Sickness

> 12 years: 25 to 50 mg orally once a day as needed. Meclizine should be administered one hour prior to travel and continued for the duration of exposure.

Do not exceed 50 mg in 24 hours.

Other Comments

Meclizine used for prevention of motion sickness should be administered 1 hour prior to travel and continued for the duration of exposure.

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