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What's the best thing to take for motion sickness to prevent it?
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Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Motion sickness
Atropine-like patch used behind the ear has been proven to be very effective ( transderm sc?p (transdermal scopolamine) patch is the name.

In brief: Motion sickness
Atropine-like patch used behind the ear has been proven to be very effective ( transderm sc?p (transdermal scopolamine) patch is the name.
Dr. Yale Kanter
Dr. Yale Kanter
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Dr. Harold Peltan
Agree. Looking at the horizon helps a great deal also, with or without the scopolamine patch.
Dr. Dennis Diaz
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Avoidance
Avoidance is the best treatment but that can be difficult.
Motion sickness is due to incongruous information from different sensory systems and some people are very susceptible to this. Avoiding or minimizng this conflct cures the symptoms. But sometimes that can't be avoided so medications like Meclizine or scopolamine are effective. Combination therapy (nausea + dizzy meds) are very helpful.

In brief: Avoidance
Avoidance is the best treatment but that can be difficult.
Motion sickness is due to incongruous information from different sensory systems and some people are very susceptible to this. Avoiding or minimizng this conflct cures the symptoms. But sometimes that can't be avoided so medications like Meclizine or scopolamine are effective. Combination therapy (nausea + dizzy meds) are very helpful.
Dr. Dennis Diaz
Dr. Dennis Diaz
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Dr. Matthew Fero
If you are in a car ride in the front seat, or if on a boat sit above board where you can see the horizon. Visual input and anticipation of your motion may help suppress motion sickness.
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