DIMENHYDRINATE

  • Therapeutic Category
    • GASTROINTESTINAL DRUGS
    • ANTIALLERGICS
    • ANTISPASMODIC DRUGS AND ANTIEMETICS
  • Pharmaceutical Form : Tablets
  • Composition : Dimenhydrinate 50 mg / Tab
  • Active Substance : Dimenhydrinate

Indications : 
* Dimenhydrinate tablets is used mainly as an antiemetic in the prevention and treatment of motion sickness .
* It  is  also  used  for  the  symptomatic  treatment  of  the  vertigo,  nausea,  and  vomiting of Menier’s disease and other labyrinth disturbances .
 
Dosage & Administration : 
Adults :  the  usual dose  is  (1 – 2 )  tablets  ( 2 – 3 )times  daily,  or  every  ( 4 – 6 ) hours  to a maximum of 400 mg in 24 hours .
Children : ( 1 – 6 ) years   : (1/4 – ½) tablet ( 2 – 3 ) times daily .
                 ( 7 – 12 ) years : ( ½ – 1 ) tablet ( 2 – 3 ) times daily .
For motion sickness, the first dose should be given at least 30 minutes before travelling .