Definition of Dimenhydrinate

1. Noun. Antihistamine and antiemetic (trade name Dramamine) used to treat motion sickness.

Exact synonyms: Dramamine
Generic synonyms: Antiemetic, Antiemetic Drug, Antihistamine
Language type: Trade Name



Definition of Dimenhydrinate

1. Noun. An over-the-counter drug used to prevent nausea and motion sickness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dimenhydrinate

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Medical Definition of Dimenhydrinate

1. A drug combination that contains diphenhydramine and theophylline. It is used for treating vertigo, motion sickness, and nausea associated with pregnancy. It is not effective in the treatment of nausea associated with cancer chemotherapy. Pharmacological action: antiemetics, histamine h1 antagonists. Chemical name: 1H-Purine-2,6-dione, 8-chloro-3,7-dihydro-1,3-dimethyl-, compd. With 2-(diphenylmethoxy)-N,N-dimethylethanamine (1:1) (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Dimenhydrinate

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1. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, PT. 300-499, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(7) For products containing dimenhydrinate identified in §336.10(b) or diphenhydramine hydrochloride identified in §336.10(c). ..."

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