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What can you do prescribe to stop the vomiting due to sea sickness?

What can you do prescribe to stop the vomiting due to sea sickness?

Dramamine (dimenhydrinate): U can use dramamine (dimenhydrinate) otc (over the counter). A more effective medication is scopolamine patch (prescription). These help for the sea sickness feeling. It may help for vomiting. But generally different prescription medications r better for vomiting (ex.Promethazine). The most important thing w/ vomiting is dehydration. In other words you don't anything as long as u can maintain hydration. ...Read more

Shaking (Definition)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine ...Read more


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I went for deep sea fishing yesterday I vomited a number of times due to sea-sickness. I now, have constant pain in area between chest and belly?

I went for deep sea fishing yesterday I vomited a number of times due to sea-sickness. I now, have constant pain in area between chest and belly?

Sprain: Severe vomiting is often associated with chest and abdominal pain transiently due to the sprain from the violent vomiting. Try ice pad or heating pack depending on which works best for you. If the problem fails to improve in another week or gets worse, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does motion sickness trigger vomiting?

Why does motion sickness trigger vomiting?

Kidney energy: According to meridians theory kidney meridian is the one that influences ear area. Kidney energy when is normal energy flows up and down the spine. During disharmony this starts flowing sideways and causes disruption to stomach energy causing gaging and vomitting. Interestingly with pyelonephritis - kidney infection vomiting is the main symptom sometimes. ...Read more

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Lately I have been geting motion sickness and urges to vomit is that related to anything?

Lately I have been geting motion sickness and urges to vomit is that related to anything?

Not enough info: Not enough information to tell. Can be gerd, early pregnancy, labyrinthitis, some types of tumors can cause similar symptoms. Go to you doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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Lately I have been having motion sickness and urges yo vomit is this related to anything?

Lately I have been having motion sickness and urges yo vomit is this related to anything?

Illness: You may have a stomach virus or food poisoning. Try ginger ale and saltine crackers. If this condition persists longer than 2 days, or if you run a temperature over 101f seek medical help. ...Read more

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Can you die from motion sickness if you continue to vomit and don't rehydrate?

Can you die from motion sickness if you continue to vomit and don't rehydrate?

Dehydration: Certainly, frequent vomiting with no fluid replacement will lead to severe dehydration and could cause death. If this is your situation, you need to get to the ed for IV fluid replacement. ...Read more

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I feel very uneasy like nausea and vomiting sumtimes (once in 2 months) I don't have motion sickness. Had it as a kid. Why do I get this. Am 80 kg.

I feel very uneasy like nausea and vomiting sumtimes (once in 2 months) I don't have motion sickness. Had it as a kid. Why do I get this. Am 80 kg.

Cyclical vomiting: You probably have cyclical vomiting of the adult as a carryover from your youth. The exact cause of the syndrome is unknown but some people feel it may be a form of migraine and in fact some results have been achieved with migraine medication. ...Read more

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Iv dramamine or IV phenergan (promethazine) for. Motion sickness? Which is better if the person is already actively vomiting

Iv dramamine or IV phenergan (promethazine) for. Motion sickness? Which is better if the person is already actively vomiting

Hospital: If you are at the hospital then let the hospital decide that. Do not try this yourself as you can risk other complications. Usually though IV Phenergan (promethazine) is used most of the time for nausea where as dramamine is usually taken 30 minutes before known motion sickness. ...Read more

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What causes motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and migrain headache?

What causes motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and migrain headache?

We don't know: The exact cause of migraine is still controversial and gaps in our understanding remain. Accompanying symptoms such as phonophobia, photophobia, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and blurred vision, as well as autonomic phenomena of conjunctival
injection, lacrimation and lid edema are common and individual.
It is manageable, see a headache specialist or orofacial pain. ...Read more

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Sudden severe fatigue for days, sudden nausea, slight vomitting, weakness, motion sickness, sleeping alot, no appetite?

Sudden severe fatigue for days, sudden nausea, slight vomitting, weakness, motion sickness, sleeping alot, no appetite?

Infection?: This could be an infection causing fatigue, nausea and vomiting. I would recommend if you do not improve in the next few days I would see your MD. ...Read more

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How long for Meclizine to start working if taken on an empty stomach AFTER motion sickness (severe nausea no vomiting) already started?

How long for Meclizine to start working if taken on an empty stomach AFTER motion sickness (severe nausea no vomiting) already started?

Within an hour: Meclizine works within the hour for most patients I treat in the ED. Some a little longer, some a little shorter. IF this is the cause of your motion sickness. There are many causes of vomiting in young adults and unless you in a car or on a roller coaster, motion sickness is probably not the diagnosis. Call your doctor and make an appointment. ...Read more

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I was on a boat and had motion sickness, threw up for 5 hours, how long should the soreness in my back an shoulders last?

I was on a boat and had motion sickness, threw up for 5 hours, how long should the soreness in my back an shoulders last?

Retching: Figure 2-3 days minimum: sounds like you were retching while vomiting, especially if bent over and or gripping something tightly. ...Read more

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Any good remedy for sea sickness?

Any good remedy for sea sickness?

Ask your doctor: While some people are able to find adequate relief with ginger (chewing the root, ginger candy, etc.), most find medications to be more effective. Meclizine (bonine, antivert, (meclizine) dramamine) is available in both over the counter and prescription strength pills, and scopolamine comes in patch form. Both are effective and well tolerated in most cases. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent sea sickness?

What is the best way to prevent sea sickness?

Many options: Staying on dry land is effective but not much fun. A scopolamine patch (transderm-scop), applied several hours before you start your trip, is effective. Wash your hands after applying. You may not be able to read while wearing it. For short trips, over-the-counter Meclizine works well. Some people swear by candied ginger or wrist bands. If you feel sick, get fresh air and look at the horizon. ...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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Is it ok to take a motion sickness pill for deep sea fishing while pregnant?

Category B drug: Meclazine is one of the antihistamines used to treat or pre-treat motion sickness. It is considered safe during pregnancy and caries one of the higher safety ratings. ...Read more

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How to cure sea sickness?

How to cure sea sickness?

Sea sickness: Usually due to inner ear fluid imbalance - so treatment is usually prevention. Medications like dramamine (dimenhydrinate) may help. ...Read more

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How can I fight against sea sickness?

How can I fight against sea sickness?

Motion sickness: Motion sickness can be treated. Using Meclizine can help. This is over the counter. Scopolamine may help. Some recommend promethazine. ...Read more

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What can I take to relieve sea sickness?

Many options: Nothing works well once you're sick, except fresh air and staring at the horizon. Prevention is key. Sopolamine patch (transderm-scop), applied several hours before you start your trip, is effective. For short trips, over-the-counter Meclizine works well. Some people swear by candied ginger or wrist bands. ...Read more

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What causes sea sickness or car sickness?

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What causes sea sickness or car sickness?

Motion sickness: One theory is that it functions as defense mechanism against neurotoxins. The area postrema in the brain is responsible for inducing vomiting when poisons are detected, & for resolving conflict between vision & balance. When feeling motion but not seeing it, the inner ear transmits to the brain that it senses motion, but the eyes tell the brain that everything is still, hence brain responds by vo. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine to take for sea sickness?

Motion Sickness: Sea sickness or motion sickness is usually treated with anticholinergic or antihistaminic drugs such as antivert, (meclizine) bonine, dramamine or scopolamine patch and should be used in a preventive manner if possible. ...Read more

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What is sea sickness?

What is sea sickness?

Balance confusion: Your sense of balance depends on your vision, your inner ear, and sensation in your feet. Sea sickness is caused when the brain gets conflicting signals from the eye and the inner ear. It eventually adjusts ("getting your sea legs"), but you can then have similar symptoms once back on dry land! Your doctor can help you manage these symptoms. ...Read more

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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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Vomiting (Definition)

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