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how long does dramamine (dimenhydrinate) stay in your system after one dose?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
See below: Irs half life us 3 hours. So it should be gone in 12 hours or 4 half lives.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Whats the difference between dimenhydrinate and dramamin?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Nothing: Dramamine is a brand/trade name for the medication dimenhydrinate. (however, under the name dramamine, there is a formulation made with meclizine--usually advertised as "non-sedating" or "non-drowsy" formulation).
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.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Question is can I take dramamine (dimenhydrinate) before I drink without side-effects?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Sailor's answer: no: The drug often does not mix well with alcohol as the side-effects (s/e) of both the rx and the alcohol are magnified. The common s/e 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.
A 39-year-old member asked:

Side effects of dramamine (dimenhydrinate) for boating?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Sleepy, tired: Palpitations, rapid heart beat are all possiblr.
A 29-year-old member asked:

What are the side effects of dramamine (dimenhydrinate)?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 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.

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