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Does Dramamine Work For Vertigo
Find the cause: Before attempting treatment. There are many possible causes of vertigo and effective treatment requires identification of the cause. ...Read more
Long drive triggered vertigo for past10days. Dramamine helping. Last night started shaking / tremors/ (no cold). Went to emergency. Test were fine. BP was high170/90. Was fine today. Shaking is back tonight. Traveling to asia in 3 days. Is it anxiety?
4 hr drive (10 days ago) triggered vertigo. Still has those symptoms. Been taking Dramamine. Then last night started shaking / tremors/ (without any feeling of cold) Went to emergency. All test came out fine. Blood pressure was high side 170/90 Stayed
Stop the Dramamine!: Ever heard of the saying, "Stop the Madness? " Here's the sister saying, "Stop the Dramamine (dimenhydrinate)! " One dose, OK...2 doses, maybe but when I hear that you had vertigo 10 days ago & "Been taking Dramamine (dimenhydrinate)..." guess why the blood pressure is tickling the ceiling? There are better things to be done both in terms of prevention as well as treatment for motion sickness. See a neurologist or neuro-otologist. ...Read more
For years I have been catching a cold in fall and have vertigo for week (s) after. Specialists have no answers. I have taken steroids, dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) sudafed, and antibiotics. Help!
Viral labyrinthitis: It sounds like it could be an inner ear viral infection that you are susceptible to. Some people may have a predisposition to vertigo due to certain conditions...Meniere's syndrom, benign positional vertigo, and others. But if your situation is usually exacerbated by an upper respiratory infection it sounds like labyrinthitis. Try to minimize risk - healthy diet, hand washing. Meclizine as needed. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can allergic rhinitis cause vertigo symptoms, fuzzy/static feeling in head and ears? Dr gave RX steroid nasal spray for symptoms and Dramamine.
Congestion: Sinus congestion can cause all sorts of problems, , so if you have congestion along with ear fullness, dizziness, etc it is likely that the congestion is contributing. Also, the tubes that drain your ears could also be blocked, causing your ears to get congested. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Constant dizziness for 4 days now. I have tried Sleep, Gatorade, Juice, Dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) Meclizine, water. What other OTC things can I try? Or urgent care?
Started getting vertigo when changing from citalopram 20mg to buspirone 7.7mg, could dimenhydrinate help?
Vertigo may b part: Of a cluster of symptoms experienced when an SSRI (ie; Citalopram), is stopped (in ur case, to start Buspar, (buspirone) another anti-anxiety med). However, vertigo can be caused by a multiplicity of physical illnesses that range from infection, to head trauma or stroke. C ur MD to have the underlying cause of ur vertigo id'ed & treated. Dimenhydramate may help 4 nausea, but cause of vertigo must b uncovered! ...Read more
Could this be serious? I had a kidney infection in which I finished my medication on thursday. I drank alcohol last night and today I have server nausea lower back and abdominal pain and slight dizziness. I took asprin and dramimine but am progressively f
Yes,: Yes, this could be serious. If you have pylonephritis, it may not be resolved. ...Read more
Motion sickness: There is a great discussion of this at wikipedia. ...Read more
I have the transderm scop (scopolamine) patches and dramamine. Which one will work better with less side effects?
I prefer scop patch: I find that transderm scop (scopolamine) is both well tolerated and effective. Perhaps even better is half a scop patch, but if you do this, carefully wash your hands after cutting / applying to keep the scopolamine off your fingers & out of your eyes. Another prescription favorite is zofran (ondansetron) which is quite effective for nausea. ...Read more
Will Benadryl (diphenhydramine) work for motion sickness? I am going on a long road trip and I get terrible carsickness. Will it work the same as dramamine?
My father has air motion sickness and he keeps vomiting every couple of hours in-flight. Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) doesn't work too well for him. Please suggest soln?
For some symptoms: Hangovers frequently have nausea and dizziness as part of the symptom complex, and dramamine (dimenhydrinate) can help with those symptoms. However, it can increase the "logginess" or sedated feeling that comes with hangover as well. The best "cure" is to prevent it - DON'T DRINK to excess! If you have problems reducing your alcohol intake, seek help from your primary care physician or a mental health counselor. ...Read more
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