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Dramamine medication

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
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
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
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
A male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 11 years experience
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
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Lorsartsn faint: Would not think it was the losartan + DRA. Was it hot at the theme park &you got salt & water dehydrated? Did your BP change? If u are not t... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
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
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Vertigo : It may help but the best answer is not to go on rides that cause this to you. Good Luck
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 46 years experience
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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 32 years experience
Motion sickness: May have some sedating effects on some people.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
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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