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Chief Complaint:

Vertigo, nausea and vomiting

Published: July 20, 2017
Case No. 59
Author: Meckle
CASE SCENARIO

A patient presents with nausea and vertigo. Physical examination reveals nystagmus and sudden onset vertigo exacerbated by a Dix-Hallpike maneuver.

QUESTION

What is the best initial pharmacologic treatment for this patient?

Haloperidol
Meclizine
Lorazepam
Ondansetron