GENERIC NAME: DIPHENIDOL HCL - ORAL (dye-FEN-eh-dole)
USES: This medication controls dizziness and nausea and vomiting. It is used in Meniere's disease, ear surgery and ear disorders. This medication should not be used to treat nausea and vomiting associated with pregnancy.
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth exactly as prescribed. Do not take this more often or increase your dose without consulting your doctor. Your condition will not improve any faster but the risk of side effects may be increased.
SIDE EFFECTS: Headache, stomach upset, dry mouth, blurred vision, sleep disturbances and drowsiness may occur the first several days as your body adjusts to the medication. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. Notify your doctor if you develop: hallucinations, confusion, disorientation, depression, skin rash, increased stimulation. This medication may cause drowsiness. Use caution operating machinery or engaging in activities requiring alertness. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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