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A 39-year-old member asked:

Does dramamine (dimenhydrinate) have any side effects?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Usually minor: The common side-effects of dramamine (dimenhydrinate) are the three ds: dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth. There are many other side-effects listed including severe allergic reactions and even death but i believe the three ds are the most common s/e. Look up the drug and precautions on drugs.Com.

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A 29-year-old member asked:

What are the side effects of dramamine (dimenhydrinate)?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Dramamine (dimenhydrinate): Drowsiness. If taken in large quantities, such as recreationally, it results in confusion & dissociation, although such experience is described as unenjoyable.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Which has less side effects: bonine vs dramamine (dimenhydrinate)?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Louis Petrie
Travel Medicine 36 years experience
Side Effect Answer: Their side effect profile is similar. Both can cause drowsiness which is of concern if you intend to drive or are prone to falls.
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A 31-year-old female asked:

Are there side effects from taking dramamine everyday for over a month?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Purpose for 30 days?: Dramamine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. It is used to treat or prevent nausea, vomiting, and dizziness associated with motion sickness. Typically it is taken before/during travel for a short amount of time. Not sure why someone would take it for an extended period of time, but side effects can include Seizures, tremors and confusion.

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