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Brand Name: Vergon
Name: Meclizine

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Pregnancy Category B

Drug classes of Vergon

Antihistamines (sedating type)

Mechanism of action of Vergon

Has central anticholinergic action by blocking the chemoreceptor trigger zone. It also decreases excitability of the middle ear labyrinth and blocks conduction in the middle ear vestibular-cerebellar pathways.

Indications of Vergon

  1. Prevention and treatment of symptoms of motion sickness; management of vertigo and diseases affecting the vestibular system

Contraindications of Vergon

  1. Allergy to any antihistamines

Adverse effects of Vergon

  • CNS: Sedation, sleepiness
  • GI: Appetite increase, nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, dry mouth
  • CV: Palpitation, tachycardia, hypotension
  • Respiratory: Thickening of bronchial secretions
  • General: Weight gain
  • Other: Hepatitis, photosensitivity, rash, urticaria, angioedema

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