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Gravol Tablet


Overview

Gravol Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness

How to use Gravol 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. Gravol Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Gravol Tablet works

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

Gravol Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Gravol Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Gravol Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Gravol Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Gravol Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
Gravol Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Gravol Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Gravol Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Gravol Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Gravol 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.

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Expert Advice

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

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Gravol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Gravol

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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.
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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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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 Gravol safe?

Gravol 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 Gravol addictive?

Gravol 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 Gravol 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 Gravol cause drowsiness /make you drowsy/sleepy/tired?

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

Q. Does Gravol potentiate opiates?

Yes, Gravol potentiates opiates and increases the sedative effects

Q. Does Gravol contain aspirin?

No, Gravol does not contain aspirin.

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Wallace Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd., 3rd Floor, Dempo Trade Centre Bldg., Patto Plaza, EDC Complex, Panaji 403001, Goa, India.
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