Dramamine for Kids

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Generic Name: Dramamine for Kids Brand Name(s): Generics only. No brands available.

Uses

What is Dramamine® for Kids used for?

Dramamine® for Kids is commonly used for prevention and treatment of these symptoms associated with motion sickness:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness

How should I take Dramamine® for Kids?

Take Dramamine® for Kids by mouth as directed by your doctor concerning: dose, schedule.

Read the label carefully before using Dramamine® for Kids.

Consult your doctor for any information on the label that you do not clearly understand.

How do I store Dramamine® for Kids?

Dramamine® for Kids is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Dramamine® for Kids in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Dramamine® for Kids that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.

You should not flush Dramamine® for Kids down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using Dramamine® for Kids?

Before using this drug, tell your doctor if:

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should only take medicines on the recommendation of a doctor.
  • You are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription, such as herbal and complementary medicines.
  • You have allergy with any of active or inactive ingredients of Dramamine® for Kids or other medications.
  • You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.
  • Your child has a breathing problem.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Dramamine® for Kids during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Dramamine® for Kids.

Side effects

What side effects can occur from Dramamine® for Kids?

Some of side effects are listed below:

  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Blurred vision
  • Tinnitus
  • Dryness of the mouth and respiratory passages
  • Incoordination
  • Palpitation
  • Dizziness
  • Hypotension

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions

What drugs may interact with Dramamine® for Kids?

Dramamine® for Kids may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.

Does food or alcohol interact with Dramamine® for Kids?

Dramamine® for Kids may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.

What health conditions may interact with Dramamine® for Kids?

Dramamine® for Kids may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.

Dosage

The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Dramamine® for Kids.

What is the dose of Dramamine® for Kids for an adult?

Consult with your doctor before using.

What is the dose of Dramamine® for Kids for a child?

Children 6 to under 12 years: use 1 to 2 chewable tablets every 6-8 hours; do not use more than 6 chewable tablets in 24 hours, or as directed by a doctor.

Children 2 to under 6 years: use ½ to 1 chewable tablet every 6-8 hours. Do not use more than 3 chewable tablets in 24 hours.

Children less than 2 years old: do not use.

How is Dramamine® for Kids available?

Dramamine® for Kids is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • Tablet

What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?

In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Dramamine® for Kids, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Review Date: October 17, 2017 | Last Modified: October 18, 2017

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