A 45-year-old member asked:
Safe to take dramamine (dimenhydrinate) and a acupressure band for motion sickness?
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Infectious Disease 24 years experience
Yes: Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) is a histamine antagonist designed to counter some of the ill effects of motion in vehicles to which some persons are prone. One of its major side effects is drowsiness. Before taking dimenhydrinate you should check with your doctor that it does not interact with any other medications you are already on. Accupressure bands have not been proven effective.
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Psychiatry 26 years experience
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Last updated Jan 20, 2017
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