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Draminate 50mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Draminate 50mg Tablet is used to treat and prevent nausea, vomiting and vertigo associated with motion sickness. It is also used to treat various allergic conditions as provides relief from runny nose, sneezing, itching and watery eyes.



It may be taken with or without food and It is better to take it in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. In case, you have missed any dose than it is better to take another one as soon as you remember it.

As compared to other similar medications, it is much less likely to make you feel sleepy. But, it may cause some amount of dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that needs attention.

Uses of Draminate Tablet

Side effects of Draminate Tablet

Common
  • Sleepiness

How to use Draminate Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Draminate 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Draminate Tablet works

Draminate 50mg Tablet is an antihistaminic medication. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Draminate 50mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Draminate 50mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Draminate 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Draminate 50mg Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
UNSAFE
Draminate 50mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Draminate 50mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Draminate 50mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Draminate Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Draminate 50mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Draminate 50mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Draminate with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zuvair
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Tenzo, Indolam
MODERATE
Brand(s): Histiwel, Histanil, Behop
MODERATE
Brand(s): Equblam
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

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I am a diabetic patient suffering from motion sickness while traveling in car.I am taking Avomine 25mg to control it but I am having severe dizziness nausea after half an hour of taking it.how can I control this dizziness.
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mg.com/otc/himalaya-himcocid-syrup-mint-otc1580462-2 tea spoon morning & evening before taking food , use at least 1-2 monthshttps://www.1mg.com/otc/jiva-digestol-tablet-otc329948One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 months
Whenever we travel through bus or car we vomit. I think it's called MOTION SICKNESS, now we are going abroad for vacations, please suggest some medicines to prevent this situation. Thank you
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
before travelling take ONDEM 8 Mg
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Is dimenhydrinate an antihistamine?

Yes, dimenhydrinate is an antihistamine

Q. Is dimenhydrinate the same as meclizine/diphenhydramine/Dramamine/Gravol?

Dimenhydrinate (Trade name: Dramamine/Gravol) is different from meclizine/diphenhydramine but having similar action to these drugs

Q. Is Draminate safe?

Draminate is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. Is Draminate addictive?

Draminate is not addictive if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. Can you take Draminate with Cymbalta?

No, Cymbalta contains the drug duloxetine. It may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty in concentration. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. Does Draminate cause drowsiness /make you drowsy/sleepy/tired?

Draminate may cause these side effects. However consult your doctor if you experience such side effects

Q. Does Draminate potentiate opiates?

Yes, Draminate potentiates opiates and increases the sedative effects

Q. Does Draminate contain aspirin?

No, Draminate does not contain aspirin.

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References
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