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What would work better for motion sickness once vomiting has started... Iv Benadryl or IV phenergan (promethazine)?

First . Once vomiting started nothing can be given orally, just IV or intra muscular. Both drugs are histamine blockers bit have a relaxing effects too. I would try with benadryl (diphenhydramine). If in i would dilute it in saline and inject very slowly. Hope it will help. Did you try scopolamine patches before being exposed to motions? Read more...
Motion sickness. Both can work all right. Have not seen a lot of patients on i/v Benadryl lately, but has seen Phenergan (promethazine) used more frequently through this route. Read more...

If somone is allergic to all antihistamines, what else can they take for motion sickness?

Motion sickness. In many people nausea can be helped by acupuncture (best) or acupressure at mh6. (master of the heart 6) which is on the ventral forearm about 3 finger widths proximal to the crease between the forearm and the hands stimulate the areas bilaterally by mashing on a small dull thing like a bb. Also there are a number of other anti nausea medications your doctor can give you that are not antih. Read more...
Transderm Scop (scopolamine) You can try a scopolamine patch (rx only) which will last for 3 days. I have never heard of anyone allergic to all antihistamines although one may experience similar side effects such as drowsiness and dry mouth. Read more...

I have early symptoms of glaucoma perhaps brought on by long use of antihistamines I am flying next month what can I do about motion sickness?

Different issues. Glaucoma is rarely related to antihistamines, have you been taking steroids or decongestants? Also motion sickness may not be related. There are over the counter remedies you can take for it before traveling. Read more...
Glaucoma. Most medication that have precautions regarding glaucoma have to do with narrow angle glaucoma. Talk to your ophthalmologist to see what type of glaucoma you have, the doctor can also give you suggestions regarding the motion sickness. Read more...

I am Having some mild test taking anxiety with slight nausea / tummy discomfort, I know that antihistamines are used for motion sickness. Could I try?

Your Zyrtec (cetirizine)? The medications you already take include an antihistamine - Zyrtec (cetirizine). So, you already know how it affects you. If you feel like you'd do well on the test the way you feel after taking it - you can switch that day to taking it before the test. For some, the drowsiness might make it harder to think clearly even if it made you calm. You may have to decide which is better. Calm or sharp. Study well. Read more...
Non-med options. Try learning relaxation techniques, eg. guided meditation or deep breathing (see YouTube).They lower heart rate & blood pressure, & help with physical & emotional sides of anxiety.Best if practiced regularly. Antihistamines best for anxiety (hydroxyzine is FDA approved, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) =same generation) get into the brain. They unfortunately cut off the "stay awake and alert" signal, not good for exams. Read more...