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Does overdosing on OTC dramamine (dimenhydrinate) cause brain damage?
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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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