Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An antihistamine drug, C25H27ClN2, used in its hydrochloride form primarily to treat vertigo and motion sickness.

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  • noun A piperazine antihistamine considered to be an antiemetic.

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  • noun an antihistamine (trade name Antivert) used to treat or prevent motion sickness

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[me(thylbenzene) + c(h)l(oro–) + alteration of (piper)azine.]

Examples

  • Treatment may consist of an over-the-counter medication called meclizine, or a referral to specially trained physical therapists.

    Vail Daily - Top Stories

  • Take an over-the-counter antihistamine, such as meclizine (Bonine), or one containing dimenhydrinate (Dramamine) at least 30 to 60 minutes before traveling.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Take an over-the-counter antihistamine, such as meclizine (Bonine), or one containing dimenhydrinate (Dramamine) at least 30 to 60 minutes before traveling.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Take an over-the-counter antihistamine, such as meclizine (Bonine), or one containing dimenhydrinate (Dramamine) at least 30 to 60 minutes before traveling.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Take an over-the-counter antihistamine, such as meclizine (Bonine), or one containing dimenhydrinate (Dramamine) at least 30 to 60 minutes before traveling.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Take an over-the-counter antihistamine, such as meclizine (Bonine), or one containing dimenhydrinate (Dramamine) at least 30 to 60 minutes before traveling.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Take an over-the-counter antihistamine, such as meclizine (Bonine), or one containing dimenhydrinate (Dramamine) at least 30 to 60 minutes before traveling.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Take an over-the-counter antihistamine, such as meclizine (Bonine), or one containing dimenhydrinate (Dramamine) at least 30 to 60 minutes before traveling.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • • Take an over-the-counter antihistamine, such as meclizine (Bonine), or one containing dimenhydrinate (Dramamine) at least 30 to 60 minutes before you travel.

    LJWorld.com stories: News

  • During every seven-day sailing, the Oasis medical staff dispenses about 2,000 to 3,000 meclizine, a drug that treats sea sickness.

    What It Takes to Keep a City Afloat

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