Indications for DRAMAMINE:
Motion sickness prophylaxis.
50–100mg every 4–6 hours, starting ½–1 hour before travel; max 400mg/day.
<2 years: not recommended. 2–6 years: 12.5–25mg; max 75mg/day. 6–11 yrs: 25–50mg; max 150mg/day. Both: starting ½–1 hour before travel; may repeat every 6–8 hours.
Asthma or chronic respiratory disease. Glaucoma. Arrhythmias. GI or urinary obstruction. Phenylketonuria (chewable tabs). Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers: not recommended.
Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants. May potentiate ototoxicity of antibiotics (esp. aminoglycosides).
Drowsiness, sedation, anticholinergic effects, paradoxical excitement in children.
Tabs—12, 36, 100