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Bonine Motion Sickness
I take metoprolol 25mg for two months now for high b/p and palpitations , I'm traveling and have motion sickness get dizzy can I take bonine Otc ?
Yes: Taking Bonine (OTC) and metoprolol together has not been shown to interfere with each other. It is therefore safe to take Bonine or any of its other brands (antivert, dramamine) or generic (meclizine) to help with dizziness from motion sickness while still using metoprolol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The best is Valium: Valium and other benzodiazepines are preferable to medications like Meclizine (antivert). Medicines like meclizine, bonine and dramamine are all based on the phenothiazine meds and were discovered as failed antipsychotics. They didn't help psychotic symptoms but made people less dizzy. Valium works great and the side effect profile is preferable so most ear specialists use these medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Scopolamine patches are fairly effective, but work best if applied the night before travel. All drugs in this class share side effects of dry mouth, constipation, and sedation. They may also potentiate the effects of alcohol or other sedating drugs. Check with your doctor for interactions with any other medications you are taking or other underlying medical conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: There are many things one can do for motion sickness. To prevent motion sickness it is best if one is looking forward, such as sitting in the front seat or driving in a car. For treament there are several otc meds such dramamine or bonine. Prescription meds include transderm scop or even vlium in severe cases. ...Read more
I read, people with motion sickness , we can give them "beta blockers" before the journey,
can we ?
Not standard therapy: Since beta blockers can actually increase feelings of malaise as well as cause low blood pressure, unless anxiety is a major cause, this would not be first-line. Over-the-counter medicines like Meclizine (marketed in the U.S. As bonine) and use of ginger (as capsules or just crystallized ginger, which is also delicious!) work pretty well for most people. ...Read more
Major airplane motion sickness. Have to lean against window with eyes closed. If open eyes everything spins and throw up. Why?
Conflicted Brain: On a plane vestibular system of the inner ear senses motion. However, if we look around we see a stationary insides of a plane. This is a confusing torture to the brain which tries to balance the conflicting date. Some theorize the brain decides it is therefore hallucinating from a poison and starts the vomiting in case of potential toxins. Closing your eyes spares the brain this conflict. Odd! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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