This is a review of the information available regarding the pharmacologic rationale for the use of vestibular suppressant drugs. The drug groups discussed are the sedative—tranquilizers, the antihistamines, the antiemetics, the anticholinergics, the vasodilators, the anticoagulants, the diuretics, and a miscellaneous group.
A distinction is made between those drugs that are purely symptomatically suppressant and those drugs which affect the basic pathophysiology. Recommendations are made for the evaluative procedures that should be employed when drugs with these actions are studied.
Rubin W. Vestibular Suppressant Drugs. Arch Otolaryngol. 1973;97(2):135-138. doi:10.1001/archotol.1973.00780010141008