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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Not helpful: Meclizine and dramamine (dimenhydrinate) both can help dizziness, and the nausea and vomiting accompanying motion sickness, but in my experience has n ... Read More
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Dr. Edwin Medina
39 years experience General Practice
For dizziness: To my knowledge, meclizine is an antihistamine (blocks H1 receptors and has anti-cholinergic properties. I gave always prescribed it for dizziness, n ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not advised: If history of acute angle glaucoma, all of the motion-sickness (antihistamine and anticholinergic) are contraindicated.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Pouls
Specializes in Family Medicine
You could, but . .: . . . both of these can make you a little drowsy, so taking both might make you more sleepy on the plane than you may want--it also depends upon how l ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Interaction: Yes, the warnings about Dramamine do mention it shouldn't be used along with benztropine, a medication used to treat Parkinsonism. Your pharmacist can ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, a person can: Overdose on dramamine (dimenhydrinate). It is seldom lethal. If you have any thoughts of taking your life - please get help right away. Call a friend ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: Dramamine — probably. Ginger — anecdotal
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) is generally a safe medication by itself but when you combine it with other anti histamine like Alavert (Claritin) you shou ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
Motion sickness: May have some sedating effects on some people.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends: It depends if 25 or 50mg dose, your body size, your age (30's not a problem), and the intensity of the "trigger." it should last 6 to 8 hours in most ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Turck
17 years experience Pharmacology
Same drug: Triptone and Dramamine are different brand names for the same active drug component: dimenhydrinate. They are made by different manufacturers and may ... Read More
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