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Old 01-04-2005, 10:23 AM   #1
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OK to take Dramamine while pregnant?

Anyone know?

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Old 01-04-2005, 10:26 AM   #2
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Re: OK to take Dramamine while pregnant?

I don't think so, but ask your doctor. For motion sickness, my doctor recommended taking 2 ginger pills every 4 hours. I have taken ginger instead of Dramamine for years since it calms my stomach but doesn't make me feel loopy and out of it. I was prescribed Zofran for motion sickness (typically used for morning sickness) by my former doctor, but it did nothing to help the motion sickness. Hope this helps.

Old 01-04-2005, 12:13 PM   #3
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Re: OK to take Dramamine while pregnant?

Dramamine has not been evaluated for pregnancy, so I definitley wouldn't take it.

Old 01-05-2005, 07:55 AM   #4
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Re: OK to take Dramamine while pregnant?

My dr told me that dramamine was NOT okay...but that cola syrup and bonine were both okay. I found them both at my local pharmacy. The cola syrup did help was way better than nothing! And I never even opened the bonine. Good luck!

Old 01-05-2005, 01:57 PM   #5
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Re: OK to take Dramamine while pregnant?

Thanks for all the responses. I'll be going to St. John for a friend's wedding in April, but you have to fly to St. Thomas and take a ferry to St. friend recommended Dramamine for both the cab ride to the ferry and the ferry itself. Guess its ginger pills for me! Hopefully I can sit up front in the cab/van too...I always get carsick in the back.

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