MECLIZINE AND NICOTINIC ACID ORAL
GENERIC NAME: MECLIZINE AND NICOTINIC ACID ORAL (MECK-lih-zeen/NYE-uh-sin)
USES: This medication is used treat vertigo (dizziness), certain headaches or radiation sickness.
HOW TO USE: This medication is taken before meals, usually three times a day. If bothersome flushing occurs, take the drug immediately after meals.
SIDE EFFECTS: Frequently, short periods of skin flushing, sensations of warmth, tingling or itching, occur after a dose. If these continue or are bothersome, notify your doctor. Notify your doctor if you develop: excessive drowsiness, dry mouth, nausea, fatigue. Very unlikely but report: blurred vision, diarrhea. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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