Meclizine vs Zofran

Meclizine
(Rx)
Zofran
(Rx)
Meclizine is a nausea & vomiting medication.
Zofran is a nausea & vomiting medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Nausea
3.5
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Nausea
2.5
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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Not Available
January 4, 1991
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
9,761 Discussions
164,448 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Dizziness
#2 for Vertigo
#3 for Nausea
#5 for Vomiting
#6 for Sea sickness
Meclizine is prescribed for Dizziness, Vertigo, Nausea, Motion Sickness and Vomiting and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Nausea
#2 for Vomiting
#3 for Feeling Sick
#4 for Dehydration
#5 for Sickness
#8 for Hyperemesis
Zofran is prescribed for Nausea and Vomiting and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Mec
Hearing Loss
2
Weakness
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Constipation
1
Weight Gain
1
Shaking
1
Itching
1
Weight Loss
1
Seizures
1
Brain Tumor
1
Zof
Constipation
10
Headaches
5
Weight Gain
3
Weight Loss
3
Allergy
3
Migraines
2
Weakness
2
Loss of Appetite
1
Itching
1
Osteoporosis
1
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Mec
Zofran
Zof
Hearing Loss
Mec
Zof
2
0
Weakness
Mec
Zof
2
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
Mec
Zof
2
0
Constipation
Mec
Zof
1
10
Weight Gain
Mec
Zof
1
3
Shaking
Mec
Zof
1
0
Itching
Mec
Zof
1
1
Weight Loss
Mec
Zof
1
3
Seizures
Mec
Zof
1
0
Brain Tumor
Mec
Zof
1
0
Constipation
Zof
Mec
10
1
Headaches
Zof
Mec
5
0
Weight Gain
Zof
Mec
3
1
Weight Loss
Zof
Mec
3
1
Allergy
Zof
Mec
3
0
Migraines
Zof
Mec
2
0
Weakness
Zof
Mec
2
2
Loss of Appetite
Zof
Mec
1
0
Itching
Zof
Mec
1
1
Osteoporosis
Zof
Mec
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
B Category B
Before taking Zofran during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Meclizine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Zofran and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Tablet: 4 mg, 8 mg, 24 mg
Solution: 4 mg/5 mL, 2 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Meclizine Hcl
Ondansetron Hcl, Ondansetron, Ondansetron Hcl/Pf
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Meclizine and Zofran: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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