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Dramamine vs. Meclizine for Nausea

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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
David G wrote
taking meclizine on a cruise ship = positive effect.
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has similar vestibular suppresant effects to meclizi...
...as the \"quarterback\" amongst the various balance senses. I'd imagine Dramamine has similar vestibular suppresant effects to meclizine etc making it hard to achieve desired sensory...
meds. Meclizine is similare to dramamine so some...
...are both prescription meds. Meclizine is similare to dramamine so some ...had Inderal (propranolol) in my drug chest for YEARS for HBP....I go ...was AMAZED! I've NEVER avoided the headache o...
meclizine for motion sickness so maybe it will work. So...
...I am trying meclizine. I meant to grab dramamine when I was at the store, but I've had good results with meclizine for motion sickness so maybe it will work. So far I feel a little woozy, not bar...
YES! You can get hives from Dramamine and I know because...
...resounding YES! You can get hives from Dramamine and I know because ...episodes of hives from Dramamine so I switched to meclizine. I get it OTC ...I think the meclizine works way better than...
Dramamine is actually a different drug from Meclizine, I...
...Meclizine) at night before bed (about 11 p.m.), because the instructions say that it lasts 24 hrs., I figured I would sleep off any initial negative reactions. I slept for 11 hrs. straight & when I...
is diphenhydrinate (which converts to diphenhydramine...
...Benadryl II! Original Dramamine is diphenhydrinate (which converts to diphenhydramine in your body)....
(generic of Bonine/Dramamine 2) and have no problems...
...I do tend to get sea sick, but then again I get motion sickness watching an arcade game. I take over the counter meclizine (generic of Bonine/Dramamine 2) and have no problems and don't get sea...
have found that Dramamine II (meclizine) has no side effects...
...like Dramamine might be worth a try. I have to use it every time I fly, and have found that Dramamine II (meclizine) has n...
as Bonine (meclizine), and works fine for me. However...
...Regular dramamine works, but makes me drowsy. Non-drowsy dramamine uses the same active ingredient as Bonine (meclizine), and works fine for me. However if it doesn't control your motion sickness...
(meclizine) works wonders for my motion sickness without...
...but Bonine (meclizine) works wonders for my motion sickness without...
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