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Ru-Vert-M Side Effects

Generic Name: meclizine

Note: This document contains side effect information about meclizine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Ru-Vert-M.

For the Consumer

Applies to meclizine: oral capsule, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable

Along with its needed effects, meclizine (the active ingredient contained in Ru-Vert-M) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking meclizine:

Incidence Not Known

  • Cough
  • difficulty swallowing
  • dizziness
  • drowsiness
  • fast heartbeat
  • hives
  • itching
  • 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 side effects of meclizine may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Rare

  • Blurred vision

Incidence Not Known

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to meclizine: compounding powder, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable

Nervous system

Frequency not reported: Drowsiness, headache[Ref]

Immunologic

Frequency not reported: Anaphylactoid reaction[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Frequency not reported: Dry mouth, vomiting[Ref]

Ocular

Rare (less than 0.1%): Blurred vision[Ref]

Other

Frequency not reported: Fatigue[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Antivert (meclizine)." Roerig Division, New York, NY.

Further information

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

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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