meclizine

noun

mec·​li·​zine ˈme-klə-ˌzēn How to pronounce meclizine (audio)
: a drug used usually in the form of its hydrated hydrochloride C25H27ClN2·2HCl·H2O to treat vertigo and nausea

Examples of meclizine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Marine 300 comes equipped with aloe vera gel, nausea medication meclizine and a complete guide to marine medicine, which includes information on hook removal. Timothy Dahl, Popular Mechanics, 26 July 2018

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Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1954, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of meclizine was in 1954

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“Meclizine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meclizine. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

meclizine

noun
mec·​li·​zine
variants or British meclozine
: a drug used usually in the form of its hydrated hydrochloride C25H27ClN2·2HCl·H2O to treat nausea and vertigo

Note: Meclizine is marketed under the trademarks Antivert and Bonine.

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