Buclizine is an appetite-stimulating medicine that helps prevent nausea, and is therefore widely used to prevent the motion sickness.Buclizine may be purchased from conventional pharmacies under the trade name Buclina, Postafen, Profol or Vitaler, for example, in the form of tablets or syrup.
Indications of Buclizina
Buclizine is indicated for the prevention of nausea, to treat migraine associated with analgesics, to control allergic reactions and as a vitamin supplement.
How To Use Buclizine
The mode of use of Buclizine varies according to its indication, and the general guidelines include:
- Prevention of nausea: 50 mg, 30 minutes before starting the trip, repeating every 4 hours, if necessary;
- Migraine: 12.5 mg for adults and 6.25 mg for children between 10 and 14 years, per day;
- Allergic reactions: 25 to 50 mg per day.
The dosages of Buclizine should always be indicated by a doctor, especially in the case of children.
Side effects of Buclizine
The main side effects of Buclizine include drowsiness, headache, dry mouth and nervousness.
Contraindications of Buclizine
Buclizine is contraindicated for pregnant women and patients with hypersensitivity to Buclizine or any of the other ingredients of the formulation.