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Medicine For Dramamine Overdose
Yes, a person can:
Overdose on dramamine (dimenhydrinate). It is seldom lethal. If you have any thoughts of taking your life - please get help right away. Call a friend or relative and have them transport you to the nearest emergency room or call 911 if you have active thoughts of taking an overdose. Or call the national suicide prevention lifeline at
1-800-273-8255. Take care. ...Read more
Dramamine: Overdose can cause blurred vision, dry eyes, dilated pupils, ring-ing in ears, dry mouth, inability to urinate, agitation, confusion, seizures, Delirium, hallucinations, sedation, depression, anxiety, tremor, tachycardia, low blood pressure & dry red skin. REF: https://medlineplus. Gov/ency/article/002634.htm ...Read more
May not need medicin: Medications like dramamine (dimenhydrinate) and Meclizine are best used temporarily, when you first present with imbalance or dizziness. They should be stopped to allow for certain tests that will help determine the source of imbalance. Once source is discovered, definitive treatment such as surgery, balance therapy etc can be started. ...Read more
Support: If serious enough, impairing vital processes such as temperature regulation, breathing, heart function, etc. The overdosed person should be immediately treated in hospital with IV fluids, respiratory support and whatever measures are called for. Generally the toxicity should only last a day or so unless the person is already severely damaged. ...Read more
Indirectly: Only in case of severe overdose by which a neurotransmitter, acetylcholine is blocked; this prevents vital functions, including breathing control and even heart rate. Even in absence of those serious side-effects, sedation can cause falling, poor driving and bad decision making, especially in older individuals. ...Read more
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
A can make you very: Tired. See her doctor for one of the newer allergy medications that do not make your tired and allow you to function when you have an allergy problem. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
No: The anti-motion sickness patches are called scopolamine patches and are only available as prescriptions. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
I would not.: Both tend to make you drowsy or woozy, and thus there will be an additive effect that could make you very sleepy or knock you out. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I took alavert 24 hr last night at 11 its 11 am now and I going on a car ride can I take a dramamine (dimenhydrinate)?
Took dramamine (dimenhydrinate) 2 days ago and I am having troubke breathing since. Am out if the country. Will it wear off soon?
Is there anything besides dramamine (dimenhydrinate) I can take for air sickness? Flying-or more specifically, the descent-always makes me nauseous.
1. Consider ginger 500 mg-1, 000 mg before flight.
2. Prescription antinausea medicine zofran (ondansetron) works well and does not cause drowsiness.
3. Scopolamine patches are a bit drastic (last 72 hours unless removed) but do work
3. Minimize air sickness: sit over wings on plane for smoothest ride, eat lightly, avoid alcohol, avoid reading, keep eyes closed and meditate or listen to music. ...Read more
I get nascea while traveling frequent bm. It lasts the entire vacay or car ride & after. My anxiety is controlled. What can it be? I take dramamine
Well: Car sickness treatment s are Trans derm Scop patches or meclizine or dramanine ...Read more
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No: One is the generic name and one a brand name. ...Read more
See below: Irs half life us 3 hours. So it should be gone in 12 hours or 4 half lives. ...Read more
Don't drive: Those two medications are both capable of sedation and slowing your reaction time. Mixing them is risky if you're doing anything that requires good attention and reaction time. ...Read more
Should be okay: Be careful however, as the two together may make you extra drowsy. ...Read more
Motion sickness: There is a great discussion of this at wikipedia. ...Read more
Not recommended: Gravol is a combination of diphenhydramine, a sedating antihistamine, and chlorotheophylline, a mild stimulant, which is added to counteract the sleep-inducing effects and allow use during the day as an anti-nausea treatment. Because of this, it's not very effective for insomnia, and may actually have the opposite effect, disturbing sleep later in the night. ...Read more
Antihistamines: They can be taken together but you should be under medical guidance for your treatment ...Read more