Dramamine is used to treat motion sickness.
Follow the directions on your medicine package.Tell your healthcare providers everything you know about your medical conditions, allergies, and medicines.
If you have other medical conditions, ask your doctor if it’s safe to use Dramamine.
The medicine should not be given to a child younger than 2 years old.Ask the doctor before giving a child an allergy medicine.The misuse of antihistamines in young children can lead to death.
It is not known if Dramamine will harm an unborn baby.If you are pregnant, you should not use this medicine.
It’s not known if dimenhydrinate passes into breast milk or if it could harm a baby.If you are breast-feeding a baby, you should seek the advice of a doctor.
You can use it as directed by your doctor or on the label.Don’t use in larger or smaller amounts.
Before traveling or any activity that may cause motion sickness, take Dramamine for 30 to 60 minutes.
You should tell the surgeon if you have taken Dramamine in the past few days.
When Dramamine is used, you may not be on a schedule.As soon as you remember, use the missed dose.If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose.Extra medicine should not be used to make up the missed dose.
Symptoms of overdose include extreme drowsiness, dilated pupils, hallucinating or seizure.In children, an overdose can cause a variety of symptoms.
The medicine that contains diphenhydramine is commonly known as Benadryl.
Dramamine can cause blurred vision.If you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly, be careful.
If you have signs of an allergic reaction, you should get emergency medical help.
This isn’t a complete list of side effects.Call your doctor if you have side effects.You can report side effects to the FDA.
If you are also using other drugs, such as prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products, you should ask a doctor or pharmacist.Medicines can cause unwanted or dangerous effects when used together.Some possible interactions are not listed in the guide.
These effects can be worsened by taking this medicine with other drugs.Ask your doctor if you should take Dramamine with a sleeping pill, narcotic pain medicine, muscle relaxer, or medicine for anxiety, depression or seizures.
Don’t share your medicines with others, use this medication only for the indication prescribed, and keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children.
To ensure the information on this page applies to your personal circumstances, always consult your healthcare provider.