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Benadryl vs. Dramamine for Motion Sickness

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Benadryl (diphen) is a brand name allergy medicine marketed over-the-counter drug by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil Consumer Healthcare. Prior to 2007, Benadryl was marketed by Pfizer. Benadryl was invented by George Rieveschl and first made publicl... Read more on Wikipedia
Dimenhydrinate (in US marketed under brand names Dramamine, Driminate, Gravol, Gravamin, Vomex, and Vertirosan) is an over-the-counter drug used to prevent nausea and motion sickness. It is marketed in Canada as '''Gra... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Benadryl + Dramamine + Motion Sickness

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One of the side effects of Dramamine is drowsiness which,I...
...Benadril for insomnia and it did not help at all. I wonder ...Dramamine is the medication to treat the motion sickness. One of the side effects of Dramamine is drowsiness which,I think, ...
hard, I am the opposite, I'm wide awake. No side effects...
...we all took dramamine. No side effects at all. It ...bad experience in Florida. Benedryl makes my daughters sleep hard, I am the opposite, I'm wide awake. No side effects other than that. ...
and he said to give her Benadryl and if that didn't work...
...DD (10) is very prone to motion sickness. I called the pediatrician today and he said to give her Benadryl and if that didn't work to go with Dramamine. Has anyone ever used Benadryl for motion...
tried a benedryl?  It is the main ingredient in dramamine...
...motion sickness.  I have bouts of it at times and it helps.  Acutally, on my pain meds it actually says that antihistamines can help nausea.   But I would get that checked out.  Are you under al...
kids dramamine for long car trips. It works to prevent...
...give their kids dramamine for long car trips. It works to prevent nausea ...sleep. ~~~~~~~ Quote: Benadryl would never work for this purpose with my dd, it...
delirium as opposed to when I took high ammounts of benadr...
...did the dxm and dramamine with the intenet of having delirium and it met my expectations. I got actual delirium as opposed to when I took high ammounts of benadryl, which at the...
at my worst times of feeling dizzy and slightly nauseous,...
...did the dramamine but at my worst times of feeling dizzy and slightly nauseous, it seemed like when I took the benadryl it really helped the dizziness.nausea ...the Dramamine is doing the trick...
I take it. I realized how great dramamine works when I took...
...just as safe as benadryl and tylenol and really works to make you drowsy and normally I can get 3 or 4 solid hours of sleep when I take it. I realized how great dramamine works when I took a cruise...
behind her ear before she flew, and never had a problem...
...put a Dramamine patch behind her ear before she flew, and never had a problem ...fine. The problem with Benadryl is that it makes you drowsy (there is no legitimate non-drowsy formula)....
it! I use the non-drowsy Dramamine. Very effective for...
...motion sickness very easily. Used to not be that way, but now, I am very sensitive. As much as I think Soarin is a neat ride, it messes with my head and I don't ride it! I use the non-drowsy Dra...
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