Dramamine Generic Name & Formulations
Dimenhydrinate 50mg; scored tabs.
Tabs—12, 36, 100
Motion sickness prophylaxis.
Dramamine 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 Boxed Warnings
Asthma or chronic respiratory disease. Glaucoma. Arrhythmias. GI or urinary obstruction. Phenylketonuria (chewable tabs). Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers: not recommended.
Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants. May potentiate ototoxicity of antibiotics (esp. aminoglycosides).
Dramamine Adverse Reactions
Drowsiness, sedation, anticholinergic effects, paradoxical excitement in children.
Dramamine Clinical Trials
Dramamine Patient Counseling