What are the limitations of medications for 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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Vestibulosuppressant medication can be used to mitigate the severity of vertigo. Unfortunately, many times it is not effective and only masks the problem. Adverse effects of grogginess and sleepiness are also possible.


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