RODAVAN S Grünwalder dimenhydrinate tablets - Vomiting, vomit emoji - Motion sickness
pack size:20 pcs Dosage form:tablets
Active ingredient: dimenhydrinate
Areas of RODAVAN S, dimenhydrinate - Vomiting, vomit emoji - Motion sickness application:
- Motion sickness
use RODAVAN S Grünwalder dimenhydrinate - Vomiting - Motion sickness:
The total dose should not be exceeded without consulting a doctor or pharmacist.
Type of application?
Take the medicine with liquid (e.g. 1 glass of water).
Duration of use?
The drug should not be used for more than 2 weeks. 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
- Seizures during pregnancy (eclampsia)
- Angle-closure glaucoma
- Pheochromocytoma (adrenaline-producing tumor)
- Porphyria (metabolic disease)
- Enlarged prostate with residual urine
Under certain circumstances - talk to your doctor or pharmacist about this:
- Narrowing in the digestive tract, especially in the stomach
- Cardiac arrhythmias
- Bronchial asthma
- Chronic obstructive respiratory disease (chronic Respiratory disease with a narrowing of the airways)
- Reduced liver function
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: consult your doctor. Various considerations play a role in whether and how the drug can be used during pregnancy.
- Breast-feeding: consult your doctor or pharmacist. He will examine your particular starting position and advise you accordingly as to whether and how you can continue breastfeeding.
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 disorders such as:
- Stomach pain
- Dry mouth
- Muscular weakness
- Mood swings
- Visual disturbances
- Accelerated heart rate
- Increased intraocular pressure
- Disorders urinating
- Feeling of "blocked nose"
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.
Important RODAVAN S Grünwalder dimenhydrinate - Vomiting - Motion sickness information:
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.
Against nausea and vomiting.
active RODAVAN S, dimenhydrinate - Vomiting, vomit emoji - Motion sickness ingredients
- 50 mg dimenhydrinate
RODAVAN S, dimenhydrinate - Vomiting, vomit emoji - Motion sickness excipients
- calcium hydrogen phosphate-2 water
- lactose-1 water
- cellulose powder
- Carboxymethyl Starch, Sodium
- Silica, colloidal
- magnesium stearate
RODAVAN S, dimenhydrinate - Vomiting, vomit emoji - Motion sickness indication
- This preparation is a remedy for nausea and vomiting from the group of H 1 - antihistamines.
- It is a medicine used in the prevention and treatment of nausea and vomiting of various origins, especially in motion sickness.
Dimenhydrinate is not suitable for the sole treatment of nausea and vomiting
following drug-based cancer treatment (cytostatic therapy).
- If you do not feel better or worse after 14 days, contact your doctor.
- Dimenhydrinate is not suitable for the sole treatment of nausea and vomiting
RODAVAN S, dimenhydrinate - Vomiting, vomit emoji - Motion sickness dosage
- Always take the tablets exactly as directed. Please ask your doctor, therapist or pharmacist if you are not sure.
The recommended dose is
to prevent travel sickness:
Adults and young people over 14 years:
- 1 - 2 tablets 3 times a day; the first tablet should be taken 30 minutes before the start of the journey.
- Adults and young people over 14 years:
to treat motion sickness, dizziness, nausea and vomiting:
- 1-2 tablets every 4 hours, but no more than 6 tablets a day.
Dosage in children:
- Children from 6 to 14 years take 1/2 to 1 tablet every 6 - 8 hours, but no more than 3 tablets daily.
- to prevent travel sickness:
duration of use
- Unless otherwise prescribed by the doctor, the drug is intended for short-term use only. If symptoms persist and after two weeks of use at the latest, a doctor should be consulted so that he can decide on further treatment.
- Please talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have the impression that the effect is too strong or too weak.
If you take more than you should
- Poisoning with dimenhydrinate, the active ingredient in this medicine, can be life-threatening. Children are particularly at risk.
- In the event of an overdose or poisoning with the preparation, a doctor (e.g. poison emergency call center) must be consulted immediately.
Overdose with the drug is primarily characterized by the various stages of clouding of consciousness, ranging from severe drowsiness to unconsciousness. In addition, signs of the so-called "anticholinergic syndrome" are observed:
- Dilation of the pupils, visual disturbances, accelerated cardiac activity, fever, hot, reddened skin and dry mucous membranes, constipation, states of excitement, increased reflexes and delusions. In addition, cramps and respiratory disorders are possible, which can lead to respiratory paralysis and cardiovascular arrest after high doses.
- The doctor assesses the severity of the poisoning and determines the necessary measures.
If you forget to take a dose
- Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
- If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
RODAVAN S, dimenhydrinate - Vomiting, vomit emoji - Motion sickness way
- oral tablets
- Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Significant side effects or signs to look out for and
actions to take if affected:
- If you are affected by any of the side effects listed below, stop taking the medicine and contact your doctor as soon as possible.
- Depending on the individual sensitivity and the dose taken, the following side effects are very common (may affect more than 1 in 10 people) - especially at the beginning of treatment: sleepiness, drowsiness, dizziness and muscle weakness. These side effects can also lead to impairments the following day.
- Frequently (may affect up to 1 in 10 people treated), so-called "anticholinergic" side effects such as dry mouth, increased heart rate (tachycardia), feeling of a stuffy nose, blurred vision, increased intraocular pressure and urinary disorders can occur. Gastrointestinal complaints ( (e.g. nausea, pain in the stomach, vomiting, constipation or diarrhoea) and mood swings have been observed.There is also the possibility of the occurrence of so-called "paradoxical reactions" such as restlessness, agitation, insomnia, anxiety or tremors, especially in children.
- In addition, allergic skin reactions and photosensitivity of the skin (avoid direct sunlight!) and liver dysfunction (cholestatic jaundice) have been reported.
- Blood cell damage can occur in exceptional cases.
Other possible side effects
- With prolonged treatment with dimenhydrinate, the development of drug dependence cannot be ruled out. For this reason, the drug should only be used for a short time if possible.
- After long-term daily use, sudden cessation of treatment may temporarily cause sleep disturbances. Therefore, in these cases, treatment should be stopped by gradually reducing the dose.
- If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This also applies to side effects that are not specified.
Taking with other medicines:
- Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking/using or have recently taken/used other medicines, even if they are non-prescription medicines.
- if this preparation is used at the same time as other centrally depressant drugs (drugs that affect the psyche, sleeping pills, tranquilizers, painkillers and anesthetics), the effect may be mutually enhanced.
- The "anticholinergic" effect of the drug may be increased in an unpredictable manner by the simultaneous administration of other substances with "anticholinergic" effects (e.g. atropine, biperiden or certain antidepressants [tricyclic antidepressants]).
- If the preparation is administered at the same time as so-called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (medicines that are also used to treat depression), life-threatening intestinal paralysis, urinary retention or an increase in intraocular pressure may develop. It can also lead to a drop in blood pressure and an increased functional impairment of the central nervous system and breathing. Therefore, the preparation must not be taken at the same time as monoamine oxidase inhibitors.
Concomitant use with drugs
- which also prolong the so-called QT interval in the ECG, e.g. medicines for cardiac arrhythmias (class IA or III antiarrhythmics), with certain antibiotics (e.g. erythromycin), cisapride, antimalarial medicines, medicines for allergies or gastric/intestinal ulcers ( antihstamines) or agents for the treatment of specific mental illnesses (neuroleptics), or
- which can lead to potassium deficiency (e.g. certain diuretics)
- is to be avoided.
- The doctor should be informed about the use of this medicine before performing allergy tests, since false negative test results are possible.
- It should also be noted that the preparation may cover up any hearing damage that may occur during treatment with certain antibiotics (aminoglycosides).
Consumed with alcohol
- Alcohol should not be drunk during treatment with this medicine, as alcohol can change and increase the effect of these tablets in an unpredictable way. It also further impairs the ability to drive and use machines.
The medicine must not be taken
- if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the active substance dimenhydrinate, other antihistamines or any of the other ingredients of this medicine,
- in an acute asthma attack
- glaucoma (narrow-angle glaucoma)
- if you have an adrenal gland tumor (phaeochromocytoma).
- if you suffer from a blood pigment production disorder (porphyria).
- with enlargement of the prostate gland (prostatic hyperplasia) with residual urine
- if you suffer from seizures (epilepsy, eclampsia).
pregnancy and breast feeding period
- If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
- Dimenhydrinate can induce preterm labor. The safety of use during pregnancy has not been proven. A risk for dimenhydrinate cannot be ruled out on the basis of clinical data.
- You may only take the preparation after consulting your doctor and only if he/she considers it absolutely necessary.
- Dimenhydrinate passes into breast milk. The safety of using this medicine while breastfeeding has not been established.
- Since undesirable effects such as increased restlessness on the breastfed child cannot be ruled out, you should either not take this preparation while breastfeeding or stop breastfeeding while you are taking it.
Warnings and Precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine if you have:
- impaired liver function,
- cardiac arrhythmia (e.g. tachycardia),
- Potassium or magnesium deficiency
- slow heartbeat (bradycardia)
- Certain heart diseases (congenital QT syndrome or other clinically significant heart damage, in particular circulatory disorders of the coronary vessels, conduction disorders, arrhythmias)
- Simultaneous use of drugs that also prolong the so-called QT interval in the ECG or lead to hypokalemia
- chronic breathing problems and asthma,
- Narrowing of the outlet of the stomach (pyloric stenosis).
- In these cases, the preparation may only be taken after consultation with the doctor.
- Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine if you have:
Driving and using machines
- Drowsiness, memory problems and reduced concentration can have an adverse effect on the ability to drive or use machines. This applies in particular after insufficient sleep, at the start of treatment and change of preparation as well as in combination with alcohol.