SN instructed patient on ways of reducing nausea such as, get some fresh air, open a window and take a walk outside. Apply a cool compress to the forehead or back of the neck. Sit up for about an hour after eating to relieve any pressure on the stomach. Try alternative therapies like meditation and acupuncture. Eat smaller meals. Patient nods head in understanding.
Instructed Caregiver A.L.F's staff give a patient the new medication with a full glass of water unless your doctor directs you otherwise. Do not lie down for at least 10 minutes after taking this medication Continue to take this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may result in a return of the infection. Some side effects may occur such as Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor, Rn, or pharmacist promptly
SN instructed patient about Meclizine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. It is used to treat or prevent nausea, vomiting, and dizziness caused by motion sickness. It is also used to treat symptoms of vertigo (dizziness or spinning sensation) caused by disease that affects your inner ear. S/E include dry mouth, headache, vomiting, tired feeling and drowsiness.
Meclizine is used to prevent and treat nausea, vomiting, and dizziness caused by motion sickness. It is most effective if taken before symptoms appear.