Definition of Dramamine

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

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

Medical Definition of Dramamine

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 Dramamine

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1. Adventure Guide Inside Passage & Coastal Alaska by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"m • Bellingham to Ketchikan TIPS FOR POOR SEA TRAVELERS If you're prone to seasickness, try taking dramamine before symptoms start. Ferry personnel say they ..."

2. Adventure Guide to St. Martin & St. Barts by Lynne M. Sullivan (2003)
"... a half-dose of a medication, such as dramamine, an hour before you depart. Or swallow two or more capsules of ginger root an hour before your trip. ..."

3. Cruising the Mediterranean: A Guide to the Ports of Call by Larry H. Ludmer (2002)
"... stable enough to provide a comfortable ride. If you're prone to motion sickness, an ounce of prevention can be useful. Remedies such as dramamine and ..."

4. A Traveler's Guide to the Galapagos Islands by Barry Boyce (2004)
"... is recommended to you (two of the more popular brands are BONINE* and dramamine*). If nothing else, you'll feel more secure having the stuff with you. ..."

5. Yucatan by Bruce Conord, June Conord (2005)
"In windy weather, take a dramamine beforehand. Don't fall for the "free ticket if you visit our property" booths that litter the dock area. ..."

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