Which medications in the drug class Anticholinergics are used in the treatment of Vestibular Neuronitis?

Updated: Jul 16, 2018
  • Author: Keith A Marill, MD; Chief Editor: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP  more...
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Anticholinergics

These agents are thought to work centrally by suppressing conduction in vestibular cerebellar pathways.

Scopolamine (Scopace, Transderm Scop)

Blocks action of acetylcholine at parasympathetic sites in smooth muscle, secretory glands, and CNS. Antagonizes histamine and serotonin action. Transdermal scopolamine may be most effective agent for motion sickness. Use in vestibular neuronitis limited by its slow onset of action.


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