Pharmaceutical Countermeasures Have Opposite Effects on the Utricles and Semicircular Canals in Man

Audiology and Neurotology, 05/04/2012

Meclizine, scopolamine, and lorazepam selectively suppress specific parts of the vestibular system. Selective suppression of different parts of the vestibular system may be more beneficial for alleviating (space) motion sickness than general suppressive agents. Additionally, this knowledge may help the clinician in his therapeutic management of patients with either semicircular canal or otolith dysfunction.

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