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Sea Sickness Vomiting And Shaking
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
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?
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
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.
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
What can I do/take instead of dramanine for motion sickness (nausea + vomiting) while breastfeeding? (i need something guaranteed to work!). Thank you
Scopolomine patch: A scopolomine patch is relatively safe for a short period (3 days). ...Read more
What would work better for motion sickness once vomiting has started... Iv Benadryl or IV phenergan (promethazine)?
Why do I get diarrhea with my motion sickness? Every time! (No vomiting from motion sickness just nausea)
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
Sudden severe fatigue for days, sudden nausea, slight vomitting, weakness, motion sickness, sleeping alot, no appetite?
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
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
How do I overcome or cure motion sickness and sea sick? I always feel dizzy and vomits everytime I travel as a passenger and on sea travel
Some treatments: Meclizine can help this and can be bought over the counter. So can, scopolamine patches. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
See below: There would not be any effect on birth control pills. ...Read more
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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