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meclizine

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noun mec·li·zine \ˈme-klə-ˌzēn\

Definition of meclizine

  1. :  a drug C25H27ClN2 used usually in the form of its hydrochloride to treat vertigo and nausea (as in motion sickness)



Origin and Etymology of meclizine

methyl + chlor- + -izine (alteration of azine)


First Known Use: 1954


Medical Dictionary

meclizine

noun mec·li·zine

Medical Definition of meclizine

  1. :  a drug used usually in the form of its hydrated hydrochloride C25H27ClN2·2HCl·H2O to treat nausea and vertigo Meclizine is marketed under the trademarks Antivert and Bonine.



Variants of meclizine

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meclozine

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