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Doctor insights on: Delayed Reaction To Motion Sickness

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Domperidone n avomine do they have same effect in controlling motion sickness? If yes which is better. Do they also control anxiety?

Domperidone n avomine do they have same effect in controlling motion sickness? If yes which is better. Do they also control anxiety?

Motion sickness: There are no medications available in the us listed under those names. Antihistamines such as dramamine (dimenhydrinate) have many useful qualities. They can decrease nausea from motion sickness and act as a mild sedative for anxiety. ...Read more

Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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Motion Sickness (Definition)

A symptom where one feels sick to your stomach because there is a discrepancy in his visual stimuli and the stimuli perceived by the ...Read more


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What can stop motion sickness?

What can stop motion sickness?

Motion sickness: acupuncture and acupressure are two good options. ...Read more

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What does motion sickness mean?

What does motion sickness mean?

Nausea: Due to being on a boat, in a car, or in an airplane. ...Read more

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How can I stop my motion sickness?

When does it happen?: Motion sickness can be do to many factors: inner ear infection, family history/genetic, migraines. Identifying trigger factors help. See your md to be sure your inner ear looks ok. Natural remedies may help some people though randomized, controlled trials are still pending on their benefit. ...Read more

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What are some motion sickness remedies?

What are some motion sickness remedies?

Try some OTC: Solutions available without a prescription include ginger root, meclizine, dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) seasickness bracelets. However, medications for migraine may help in some cases, and if dizziness is bad, a scopolamine patch may assist. Many meds are available for the nausea. On occasion, if inner ear problems seem present, an ENT specialist may help. ...Read more

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Why doesn't a driver get motion sickness?

In more control: The driver of the car is generally less likely to have motion sickness because he not only has accurate sensory information from his senses (ears, eyes, touch) but also is controlling the car and can therefore anticipate accelerations, decelerations, and turns. This position enables him to calibrate his expectations of movement with the car's actual movement. ...Read more

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How can you tell you have motion sickness?

Motion sickness: While traveling you may feel yucky, then develop a cold, clammy feeling along with dizziness & vomiting. ...Read more

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What are the best medications for motion sickness?

What are the best medications for motion sickness?

The oldies: Meclizing and dimenhydrinate are still the best; some people respond better to diazepam. Scopolamine, which is supposed to be most effective of all, will probably leave you with amnesia. ...Read more

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Motion sickness from train rides. What is the cause of it?

Motion sickness from train rides. What is the cause of it?

Motion sickness: Motion sickness can occur when ever your body is in motion or subjected to acceleration / deceleration forces. The vestibular organs in the brain will sense motion. Some patients are more susceptible than others. In particular patients with migraines are predispose to develop this type of reaction. If severe check with your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Motion sickness?

What is the definition or description of: Motion sickness?

Motion sickness =: Illness or discomfort caused by motion during travel (airsickness, seasickness, or carsickness). ...Read more

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How can I prevent motion sickness

Couple of tricks: Some take otc dramamine (dimenhydrinate) or Meclizine prior to getting onto a boat. There is a bracelet with a bead to be worn if you might suffer motion sickness, and is said to be useful in some. The old fashioned scopolamine patch behind the ear may work. A lot of migraine pts have motion sickness, and anti-migraine meds may be useful. ...Read more

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How can I prevent motion sickness?

How can I prevent motion sickness?

Some approaches: Ginger root, 1000 mg capsules, dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) scopolamine ear patches, meclizine, wrist bands, vestibular exercises to accommadate. ...Read more

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How can someone overcome motion sickness?

Can be challenge: Motion intolerance is due to sensory conflicts. These conflicts arise with the information from the eyes does not agree with information from the inner ear. Dizziness results when the brain cannot resolve this conflict. Best way to manage this is via avoidance and recognition of the sensory conflict. With repeated exposure this conflict can be controlled. If not, medications may be needed. ...Read more

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How to avoid motion sickness in the future?

How to avoid motion sickness in the future?

Sometimes difficult: Motion sickness is usually the result of a genetically overactive vestibular inner ear. The only possible treatment is to take medication that unfortunately sedates the brain. Meclizine, is the drug of choice but scopalamine patches may sometimes work. These ideas should be tried if you are going on a boat or a vehicle that may br turning quickly. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there a medicine for motion sickness that doesn't make you drowsy?

Is there a medicine for motion sickness that doesn't make you drowsy?

Low dose Valium: I have good luck with low dose valium. 2mg every 8 to 12 hours can suppress motion sickness without significant drowsiness. ...Read more

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Can motion sickness be prevented?

Absolutely: Avoid reading in the car and playing cards. Activities that involve focusing on a stationary object will create confusion for the brain, which can "sense" movement but not "see" it. The "conflict" between what is "sensed" and what is actually being "seen" is what causes the motion sickness. Sitting in the front passenger's seat can also prevent motion sickness. ...Read more

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How to get rid of motion sickness?

How to get rid of motion sickness?

Motion sickness: Both ginger and acupuncture are excellent for prevention/ treatment of motion sickness. ...Read more

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Any tips on getting rid of motion sickness?

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 (scopolamine) or even vlium in severe cases. ...Read more

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Why do motion sickness pills make me sleepy?

Why do motion sickness pills make me sleepy?

Motion sickness: That is a side effect of the oral medication. Try
transderm scōp (transdermal scopolamine) patch. ...Read more

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Does Zofran (ondansetron) work for motion sickness?

Zofran (ondansetron): No, zofran (ondansetron) does not work for motion sickness well. It is used for treating vomitings. Discuss with your doctor for better option to prevent motion sickness. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are there pressure points to prevent motion sickness?

Are there pressure points to prevent motion sickness?

Wrist: Stems from chinese acupuncture which these points or meridians are believed to be organ associated. And it works! ...Read more

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Would motion sickness medication help with dizziness?

Would motion sickness medication help with dizziness?

Yes: You could try otc dramamine (dimenhydrinate) to see if it helps with dizziness. For that matter, any antihistamine (claritin, zyrtec, allegra) may ease dizziness symptoms. If they don't, then you may need to be evaluated for why you are dizzy: irregular heart rhythm, low lung oxygen levels, anemia, thyroid imbalance, anxiety / hyperventilation, etc. Start with the easy stuff, and go from there if you're not better. ...Read more

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Can you use sea bands for motion sickness during travel?

Can you use sea bands for motion sickness during travel?

Yes: A couple of my friends who are physicians have used them and found them helpful. You can try sea-bands, acupressure, and ginger or peppermint tea. ...Read more

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How effective is scopolamine for treating motion sickness?

Scopolamine: Scopolamine is very effective in treating motion sickness in some people. ...Read more

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Can I take a motion sickness pill and later still go skiing?

Possibly: Most motion sickness medications can cause sedation. You should not try to ski or do other high-gain activities until you know how it will affect you. Most people will do fine on it, but you should try it out before you do that. ...Read more

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Motion sickness pills (dimenhydrinate)--safe for ship travel?

Motion sickness pills (dimenhydrinate)--safe for ship travel?

Yes: Dimenhydrinate is a histamine antagonist designed to counter some of the ill effects of motion in cars and boats 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. ...Read more

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What couldi do about reading glasses giving me motion sickness?

What couldi do about reading glasses giving me motion sickness?

Do not wear them: It may not be the right correction for you. Go back to your optician or your eye doctor to resolve the issue. ...Read more

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Can I take bonnie motion sickness pills with chronic bronchitis?

Motion sickness: Yes, but confirm with your physician first. ...Read more