Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Antivert
  2. Antivert25
  3. Atarax
  4. Brintellix
  5. Compazine
  6. Permitil
  7. Prolixin
  8. Ranexa
  9. Torecan
  10. Trilafon
  11. Vistaril
  12. Xyzal
  13. ZyrTEC

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Moditen Hydrochloride
  2. Pms-hydrOXYzine
  3. Pms-Perphenazine
  4. Stemetil
  5. Trilafon Concentrate


Buclizine, cyclizine, and meclizine are used to prevent and treat nausea, vomiting, and dizziness associated with motion sickness, and vertigo (dizziness caused by other medical problems).

Some of these preparations are available only with your doctor's prescription. Others are available without a prescription; however, your doctor may have special instructions on the proper dose of the medicine for your medical condition.

Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although these uses are not included in product labeling, some of these medicines are used in certain patients to prevent the following medical conditions:

  • Nausea and vomiting following surgery
  • Nausea and vomiting following cancer radiation treatment

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet
  • Tablet, Extended Release
  • Capsule
  • Liquid
  • Solution
  • Elixir
  • Tablet, Chewable
  • Tablet, Disintegrating
  • Capsule, Liquid Filled
  • Syrup
  • Capsule, Extended Release
  • Suspension