Meclizine is an antihistamine drug that is to treat dizziness, nausea and vomiting caused by the morning sickness. Meclizine can also treat symptoms spinning sensation caused by any inner ear disease- it may be used to reduce lightheadedness, loss of balance (vertigo) and dizziness caused by inner ear infections.
Meclizine works by affecting the natural histamine in the body that is responsible for most of the allergic reaction. With histamine reduced in the body, there is likely to be no symptoms. Meclizine mostly treats morning sickness and vertigo condition. The drug is available in the form of tablet or capsules, and it should be taken by mouth with or without food. For chewable tablets, make sure that they have been chewed thoroughly before swallowing.