Cyclizine is a sedative antihistamine with antimuscarinic activity.
Belongs to the class of piperazine derivatives used as systemic antihistamines.
Used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting.
Nausea and vomiting - HCI: 50 mg up to 3 times/day. To be given 30 mins before travelling for prevention of motion sickness.
Motion sickness - lactate: 50 mg 4-6 hrly, to be started 30 mins before travelling.
Post-op nausea and vomiting - lactate: 50 mg up to 3 times/day, to be started 30 mins pre-op. Max: 200 mg/24 hr.
Adverse drug reactions: CNS depression, headache, psychomotor impairment, dry mouth, thickening of mucous secretions, blurred vision, difficult or painful urination, constipation, GI disturbances, palpitations and arrhythmias.
CIMS Drug Information System. Internet. Accessed on January 10, 2016.