Meclizine

From Dog

Meclizine is a H1 receptor antagonist similar to cyclizine and has antiemetic properties[1].

This drug is primarily used for control of motion sickness in dogs[2].

Recommended dose rate is 4 mg/kg given orally every 24 hours.

References

  1. Kimura S et al (1990) Improved dissolution and absorption of drugs using low molecular gelatin. Acta Pharm Nord 2(2):65-72
  2. Chovan JP et al (1985) Comparison of meclizine levels in the plasma of rats and dogs after intranasal, intravenous, and oral administration. J Pharm Sci 74(10):1111-1113