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A 45-year-old member asked:

Safe to take dramamine (dimenhydrinate) and a acupressure band for motion sickness?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Ginger: Ginger is actually quite beneficial for motion sickness.
Last updated Jan 20, 2017

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