What are the goals of drug treatment for dizziness, vertigo, and imbalance?

Updated: Mar 13, 2017
  • Author: Hesham M Samy, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Robert A Egan, MD  more...
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The goals of pharmacotherapy are to relieve vertigo, reduce morbidity, and prevent complications. Agents used for these purposes include antihistamines, benzodiazepines, phenothiazines, monoaminergic agents, and anticholinergic agents.


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