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what are the side effects of dramamine (dimenhydrinate)?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
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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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 34-year-old member asked:

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

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Dr. Louis Petrie
Travel Medicine 35 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.
A 33-year-old member asked:

I'm taking dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) but have weird side effects?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
What side effects?: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge.

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