Dramamine Chewable

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Dramamine Chewable Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Dimenhydrinate 50mg; scored chewable tabs; contains phenylalanine, tartrazine.

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How Supplied

Tabs—12, 36, 100
Chewable—8, 24

Dramamine Chewable Indications


Motion sickness prophylaxis.

Dramamine Chewable Dosage and Administration


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


<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.

Dramamine Chewable Contraindications

Not Applicable

Dramamine Chewable Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Dramamine Chewable Warnings/Precautions


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

Dramamine Chewable Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Dramamine Chewable Interactions


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

Dramamine Chewable Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

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

Dramamine Chewable Clinical Trials

See Literature

Dramamine Chewable Note

Not Applicable

Dramamine Chewable Patient Counseling

See Literature