Dramamine Indication:

For the prevention and treatment of nausea, vomiting, or dizziness associated with motion sickness.

Dramamine Mechanism Of Action:

Along with its actions as an antagonist at H1-receptors, meclizine also possesses anticholinergic, central nervous system depressant, and local anesthetic effects. Dramamine depresses labyrinth excitability and vestibular stimulation and may affect the medullary chemoreceptor trigger zone.

Dramamine Drug Interactions:

Donepezil Possible antagonism of action
Galantamine Possible antagonism of action
Rivastigmine Possible antagonism of action

Dramamine Food Interactions:

Take with food to reduce irritation. Avoid alcohol.

Dramamine Generic Name:


  • Not Available

Drug Type:

Small Molecule; Approved


Well absorbed

Toxicity (Overdose):

Symptoms of overdose include drowsiness and anticholinergic effects. LD50=mg/kg (orally in rat).

Protein Binding:

Not Available



Half Life:

6 hours

Dosage Forms of Dramamine:

Tablet, chewable Oral

Chemical IUPAC Name:


Organisms Affected:

Humans and other mammals

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