What is the role of vestibulosuppressant medication in the treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)?

Updated: Feb 15, 2018
  • Author: John C Li, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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This medication usually does not stop the vertigo. Although it may provide minimal relief for some patients, it does not solve the problem; it only masks the problem. Adverse effects of grogginess and sleepiness also complicate the issue of medication.


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