Verticalm Side Effects
Generic Name: meclizine
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug meclizine. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Verticalm.
It is possible that some side effects of Verticalm may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
For the Consumer
Applies to meclizine: oral capsule, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable
As well as its needed effects, meclizine (the active ingredient contained in Verticalm) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking meclizine, check with your doctor immediately:Incidence not known
- difficulty swallowing
- fast heartbeat
- puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
- shortness of breath
- skin rash
- tightness in the chest
- unusual tiredness or weakness
Some meclizine side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:Rare
- Blurred vision
- Dry mouth
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to meclizine: compounding powder, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable
Nervous system (CNS) side effects have included headache, drowsiness and sedation. Motor skills may be impaired.
With continued therapy, sedation due to meclizine diminishes.
An elderly woman suffered from memory loss, disorientation, paranoia, and agitation during treatment with meclizine over approximately 3 years. These symptoms returned on rechallenge.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, and constipation.
Ocular side effects have included blurred vision, diplopia, and dry eyes.
Genitourinary side effects have included urinary retention and dysuria.
Anaphylactoid reactions have been reported.
Fatigue has been reported.
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