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dramamine and breastfeeding

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Safety unknown: Although dramamine (dimenhydrinate) is relatively safe during pregnancy (category b), the safety of dramamine (dimenhydrinate) for a breast feeding in ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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It shouldn't raise: mine or yours. Dramamine is an antihistamine that can control nasal drainage, allergic reactions and nausea. The most common side effects are drowsi ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No: No it does not
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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes. Off market.: Dramamine, or dimenhydrinate, is an antihistamine used especially for vertigo ("hyperstimulated labyrinth"). According to the FDA website (www.fda.gov ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Sleepy, tired: Palpitations, rapid heart beat are all possiblr.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Sailor's answer: Three ds: dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth. There are many other side- effects (s/e) listed including severe allergic reactions and even death but i b ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
19 years experience Psychiatry
Short answer: The short answer is lysergic acid (LSD). In the USA and many other countries LSD is considered too problematic to prescribe legally. Dramamine, (dimen ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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You can: but together they could make you pretty drowsy. Be sure you don't need to drive.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Support: If serious enough, impairing vital processes such as temperature regulation, breathing, heart function, etc. The overdosed person should be immediatel ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Yes: Antihistamines such as dramamine (dimenhydrinate) or bonine taken 30 to 60 minutes before take off may reduce the vertigo feeling when flying.
A female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Joint action : I would take Dramamine for nausea or dizziness .Sudafed is for nasal congestion. If you take them together you may cause increased drowsiness and it ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Dramamine (dimenhydrinate): Drowsiness is result . If taken in large quantities, such as recreationally, it results in confusion & dissociation, although such experience is descr ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Find the cause: before attempting treatment. There are many possible causes of vertigo and effective treatment requires identification of the cause.
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