Is it OK to give dogs meclizine? Meclizine (Bonine®, Antivert®, Dramamine® LESS Drowsy Formula): An over-the-counter human antihistamine that can be effective in treating the signs and symptoms of motion sickness in some dogs. As with many antihistamines in its drug class, meclizine can cause drowsiness and “dry mouth” in dogs.
What is meclizine used for in dogs? Meclizine (brand names: Antivert®, Dramamine® Less Drowsy Formula, Bonine®, Bonamine®, Postafen®, Univert®) is an antihistamine used to prevent and treat motion sickness and vomiting associated with it. Its use in cats, dogs, and other small mammals to treat motion sickness is ‘off label’ or ‘extra label’.
How long should a dog take meclizine?
How do I Give my Dog Meclizine?
|0 – 5kg||6.25 mg||PO q12-24h (orally/ per mouth 1-2 times daily)|
What are side effects of meclizine?
- blurry vision.
- dry mouth.