What is Cyclizine 50 mg?
Cyclizine is a medication for the treatment of nausea caused by vertigo, travelling, inner and middle ear problems, radiotherapy treatment, or after a surgery where general anaesthetic has been used. Cyclizine is an antihistamine that contains the active ingredient Cyclizine hydrochloride.
Cyclizine is a generic medication that may be purchased without the need for a doctor’s prescription. It may be used by adults and children aged 6 years and older.
Nausea is a sick feeling in the stomach that can affect anyone but people diagnosed with migraines are more susceptible. Cyclizine tablets are used as a treatment by those who experience nausea.
How does Cyclizine 50 mg work?
Cyclizine antihistamine tablets can combat symptoms of nausea.
It works by blocking the receptors in the brain’s vomiting centre and prevents them from receiving signals from the vestibular area. This stops the vomiting centre from reacting and prevents the feeling of nausea.
If treatment with Cyclizine does not improve your condition, you should consult your doctor.
What are the benefits of using Cyclizine 50 mg?
Cyclizine is effective in providing relief to nausea. The medicine’s active ingredient – Cyclizine hydrochloride – is effective in blocking the receptors in the brain’s vomiting centre and prevents them from receiving signals from the vestibular area. It can effectively stop the vomiting centre from reacting and prevents the feeling of nausea.
How do I use Cyclizine 50 mg?
Take Cyclizine tablets exactly as instructed by your doctor.
This medicine may be used by adults and children over age 6 years.
The Cyclizine tablet should be swallowed whole with a little bit of water.
Take this medicine one tablet up to 3 times a day when necessary. Do not take more than one tablet at a time or more than 3 tablets in 24 hours.
Cyclizine 50 mg dosage
The recommended dose of Cyclizine tablet for adults is one tablet taken by mouth up to three times a day.
The recommended dose of Cyclizine tablet for children 6 to 12 years old is half a tablet up to three times a day.
Do not give this medicine to children under 6 years of age.
Side effects & precautions
As with other medicines, Cyclizine tablets can cause side effects, although not everyone who uses the medicine gets them.
The following are symptoms of an allergic reaction to Cyclizine tablets:
- Itching or skin rashes
- Swelling of the face, lips, or throat
- Difficulty breathing or wheeziness
If you experience these symptoms, stop taking the tablets and contact your doctor immediately.
The common side effects of Cyclizine tablet include:
- Skin rashes or itching
- Lack of coordination
- A dry mouth, nose or throat
- Fast heartbeat
- Blurred vision
- Irregular heartbeat
- Difficulty in passing water
- Being sick
- Feeling sick
- Stomach pain
- Loss of appetite
- Difficulty in sleeping
- Ringing in the ears
The rare side effects of Cyclizine include:
- Decrease in muscle tone
- Muscle twitches, spasms, or tremors
- Unusual body movements
- Confusion, disorientation
- Feeling weak
- Decreased consciousness
- High blood pressure
- Temporary difficulty in speaking
- Pins and needles
- Yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes
- A red or brownish patch that appears at the same spot each time you take the medicine
- Increased sensitivity to light
- Inflammation of the liver
The very rare side effects of Cyclizine include:
- Reduced rate of breathing
- Reduction in the production of a type of white blood cell
Do not take Cyclizine tablets if you ever had an allergic reaction to Cyclizine or any of the other ingredients of the medicine.
Cyclizine should not be used in children under 6 years of age.
Take special care with Cyclizine and tell your doctor before taking the medication if you:
- Suffer from glaucoma
- Suffer from urinary retention
- Have any liver problems
- Have an obstructive bowel condition
- Suffer from high blood pressure
- Suffer from a tumor of the medulla of the adrenal glands
- Have epilepsy
- Are a man who suffers from an enlarged prostate gland
- Have been told that your heart is not working properly.
- Suffer from an inherited disorder that can lead to a sensitivity to sunlight.
Cyclizine should not be taken by a woman who is pregnant or planning to get pregnant unless the doctor feels it is necessary. This medicine should not be taken by a breastfeeding mother.