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Drug Name:

DRAMAMINE OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Dimenhydrinate 50mg; scored tabs.

Company:
McNeil Consumer Healthcare

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for DRAMAMINE:

Motion sickness prophylaxis.

Adult:

50–100mg every 4–6 hours, starting ½–1 hour before travel; max 400mg/day.

Children:

<2 years: not recommended. 2–6 years: 12.5–25mg; max 75mg/day. 6–11 yrs: 25–50mg; max 150mg/day. Both: starting ½–1 hour before travel; may repeat every 6–8 hours.

Warnings/Precautions:

Asthma or chronic respiratory disease. Glaucoma. Arrhythmias. GI or urinary obstruction. Phenylketonuria (chewable tabs). Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants. May potentiate ototoxicity of antibiotics (esp. aminoglycosides).

See Also:

DRAMAMINE CHEWABLE

Pharmacological Class:

Antihistamine.

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, sedation, anticholinergic effects, paradoxical excitement in children.

How Supplied:

Tabs—12, 36, 100
Chewable—8, 24

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