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Cyclizine Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 25 mg; 50 mg

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Pediatric Dose for Motion Sickness

6 years and older: 25 mg orally every 6 to 8 hours
-Maximum dose: 75 mg/day

Comments:
-For the prevention of travel sickness, patients should take the first dose approximately 1 hour prior to departure or at the onset of symptoms.
-Patients should be cautioned to avoid driving or operating machinery while taking this drug.

Use: To prevent and treat nausea, vomiting, or dizziness associated with motion sickness

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
-Use in children under 6 years of age
-Use in children with a breathing problem (e.g., chronic bronchitis) or glaucoma without consulting with a healthcare provider
-Use in children taking sedatives or tranquilizers without prior consultation with a healthcare provider

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 6 years; this drug is not recommended for use in these patients.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-IV formulations should be injected slowly.
-Oral formulations should be given at least 1 hour prior to departure to prevent motion sickness.

Storage requirements:
-IV: Protect from light.

Patient advice:
-Inform patients that this drug may cause drowsiness, and they should avoid driving or operating machinery if these side effects occur.
-This drug may increase the side effects of alcohol; patients should avoid the concomitant use of alcohol.
-Advise patients to speak to their healthcare provider if they become pregnant, intend to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.