meclizine


mec·li·zine

noun \ˈme-klə-ˌzēn\

Definition of MECLIZINE

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

Origin of MECLIZINE

methyl + chlor- + -izine (alteration of azine)
First Known Use: 1954

mec·li·zine

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MECLIZINE

: a drug used usually in the form of its hydrated hydrochloride C25H27ClN2·2HCl·H2O to treat nausea and vertigo—see antivert

Variants of MECLIZINE

mec·li·zine or British mec·lo·zine \ˈmek-lə-ˌzēn\

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