DIMENHYDRINATE AL 50 mg motion sickness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting tablets
pack size:20 pcs Dosage form:tablets
For the prevention and treatment of motion sickness, dizziness, nausea and vomiting
Active ingredient: dimenhydrinate.
Areas of application DIMENHYDRINATE AL, motion sickness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting:
For the prevention and treatment of motion sickness, dizziness, nausea and vomiting (not with chemotherapy).
Note: Contains lactose.
Areas of application:
- Travel sickness
- Dizziness Instructions for
use DIMENHYDRINATE AL, motion sickness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting:
The total dose should not be used without consulting a doctor or pharmacists are exceeded.
Type of application?
Take the medicine with liquid (e.g. 1 glass of water).
Duration of use?
The duration of use depends on the type of symptoms and/or the course of the disease. As a rule, however, the duration of treatment should be as short as possible and only last a few days. If the symptoms persist, you should see your doctor.
An overdose can cause drowsiness, impaired consciousness, hallucinations and cardiovascular disorders. If you suspect an overdose, contact a doctor immediately.
In general, pay attention to a conscientious dosage, especially for infants, small children and the elderly. If in doubt, ask your doctor or pharmacist about any effects or precautions.
A dosage prescribed by the doctor may deviate from the information on the package leaflet. Therefore, since the doctor adjusts them individually, you should use the medicine according to his instructions.
Mode of action:
How does the ingredient in the drug work?
The active ingredient blocks receptors for a specific messenger substance called histamine. With this blockade, he suppresses a vasodilatation and increased blood flow to the smallest hair vessels (capillaries) triggered by histamine. It also fights nausea via the same mechanism and has a calming effect.
What speaks against an application?
- Hypersensitivity to the ingredients
- Circulatory disorders in the cerebral vessels, current or long ago
- seizures during pregnancy (eclampsia)
- angle-closure glaucoma
- enlarged prostate with residual urine
- alcohol abuse
Under certain circumstances - talk to your doctor or pharmacist about this:
- constriction in the digestive tract, especially on the stomach
- bronchial asthma
- chronic obstructive airway disease (chronic airway disease with a narrowing of the airways)
- cardiac arrhythmia
- decreased heart rate - restricted
- potassium deficiency
- magnesium deficiency
Which age group should be considered?
- Children under 6 years of age: The medicine should not normally be used in this group. There are preparations that are more suitable in terms of the strength of the active ingredient and/or dosage form.
What about pregnancy and lactation?
- Pregnancy: According to current knowledge, the drug should not be used.
- Breast-feeding: According to current knowledge, it is not recommended to use it. You may be to consider a weaning.
If you have been prescribed the drug despite a contraindication, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. The therapeutic benefit can be higher than the risk that the use involves in the event of a contraindication.
What side effects can occur?
- Gastrointestinal symptoms such as:
- Stomach pain
- Dry mouth
- Muscle weakness
- Mood swings
- Visual disturbances
- Rapid heart rate
- Increased intraocular pressure
- Difficulty urinating
- Stuffy nose feeling
Especially in children:
If you notice any changes in your condition or changes during treatment, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
For the information at this point, side effects are primarily taken into account that occur in at least one in 1,000 patients treated.
What should you consider?
- The ability to react can also be impaired when used as intended, especially in higher doses or in combination with alcohol. Be particularly careful when driving or using machines (including household ones) that could injure you.
- Avoid excessive UV radiation, eg in solariums or when sunbathing extensively, because the skin reacts more sensitively while using the medicine.
- Sudden stopping may cause problems or discomfort. Therefore, the treatment should be ended slowly, i.e. with a gradual taper of the dose. It is best to seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist.
- Caution: If you use the medicine for a long time, the body can get used to it and you may need an increasing dose to feel an effect.
- There may be medicines with which interactions occur. You should therefore generally tell your doctor or pharmacist about any other medicine you are already using before starting treatment with a new medicine. This also applies to medicines that you buy yourself, use only occasionally or have been using for some time.
For medicines: Read the leaflet on the risks and side effects and ask your doctor or pharmacist.