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General Information on Buclizine

Generic Name : Buclizine

Latest prescription information about Buclizine. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y43.0 | Therapeutic Classification : Antihistamines

Trade Names/Brand Names of Buclizine

India : 

International : 

Antivert, Bonine, Dramamine, Marezine, Meclicot, Medivert, Bonamine, Marzine

Why is Buclizine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antihistamine, prescribed for motion sickness, migraine, nausea, and skin disorders.  

When should Buclizine not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated to newborns and patients with known hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Buclizine?

PO The recommended dose range is 12.5 to 50mg in divided doses.

How should Buclizine be taken?

It comes as a chewable tablet to take by mouth, with food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Buclizine?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of increased eye pressure, urinary retention, prostate enlargement, stomach obstruction, epilepsy, kidney or liver impairment, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Buclizine?

   Central Nervous System : Drowsiness, dizziness, incoordination and headache.
   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and diarrhea.
   Miscellaneous : Blurred vision, urinary retention, dry mouth, rash and weight gain.

What are the other precautions for Buclizine?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Buclizine?

Store it at room temperature.


Schedule : G

Drugs that are to be used only under medical supervision.
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