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Dimenhydrinate vs. Meclizine for Nausea

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Dimenhydrinate

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Meclizine

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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 7,164 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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
Meclozine (International Nonproprietary Name, or meclizine) is an antihistamine considered to be an antiemetic. It is sold under the brand names Bonine, Bonamine, Antivert, Postafen, Sea Legs, and '''Dramamine (Less Dr... Read more on Wikipedia
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By David G
December 12, 2013
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taking meclizine on a cruise ship = positive effect.
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and Meclizine. None really helped. Chewing real...
...a drag. My neuro gave me Dimenhydrinate, Valium, and Meclizine. None really helped. Chewing real ginger ...at Trader Joes. I saw a story on \"Myth Busters\" and ginger was the best t...
Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) works for me and doesn't make me...
Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) works for me and doesn't make me ...me nauseous. That wikipedia on dimenhydrinate said that meclizine (sold over the counter under ...side effects/less drowsiness...
dosage. Meclizine has worked well for me in the past....
...medicines for motion sickness - dimenhydrinate (e.g. original Dramamine) and meclizine (e.g. Bonine). Meclizine generally causes ...longer per dosage. Meclizine has worked well for me in the...
are antihistamines. Meclizine really did help me with...
...withdrawal and dizziness. I was given Meclizine as a prescription ...find that locally. Regular dramamine is dimenhydrinate. Both are antihistamines. Meclizine really did help me with the loop...
its various forms. I guess its popularity keeps...
...as normal dramamine---dimenhydrinate) in its various forms. I guess its popularity keeps the...
Drowsy (meclizine) be as effective as dimenhydrinate? And...
...Less Drowsy (meclizine) be as effective as dimenhydrinate? And will it cause any interactions? i have not used meclizine ever so i ...i sure trust dimenhydrinate just it mak...
Meclizine does not work for me, but the dimenhydrinate...
...on that cruise. I got super sick also. I didn't take ...I'm a little nervous about our upcoming 7 nighter. Meclizine does not work for me, but the dimenhydrinate usually does. It just makes me...
me feel worse. I prefer meclizine orally dissolving tablets...
...also goes by dimenhydrinate, which you might ...too. I use Zofran for my worst days to get through the chronic nausea, and a little ...me feel worse. I prefer meclizine orally dissolving t...
a bit more effective and much less sedating. Dimenhydrinate...
Meclizine is a bit more effective and much less sedating. Dimenhydrinate (Dramamine) will conk most people out. It's quite similar ...If you end up taking meclizine regularly you can get it...
do work, but they make me as drowsy as dimenhydrinate...
...do work, but they make me as drowsy as dimenhydrinate products (which is...
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