Sometimes medications that make the balance system less susceptible to dizziness are used. These medications are known as labyrinthine or vestibular suppressants. Some of these medications include Meclizine (Antivert), Promethazine (Phenergan), Prochlorperazine (Compazine), and Diazepam (Valium). Vestibular suppressants are taken on an as needed basis. Specifically, vestibular suppressants are taken when a patient feels that an attack of vertigo is about to begin or shortly after the start of an attack of vertigo.
Initially majority of patients will respond to lifestyle interventions and a trial of betahistines for three months