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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Dramamine oral.

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22 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Other
5/9/2014 11:16:52 AM

Reviewer: GettinIggyWithIt, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I, too, use Dramamine for insomnia. Having narcolepsy, your circadian rhythm makes it difficult to find the right medication to keep you asleep through the night and have you wake up 8 hrs later without feeling hungover (or cuddling a cheese log or worse - thank you, Ambien). Dramamine seems to be the only medication that works consistently. I take two of the generics I get from Walmart for nex ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/30/2014 7:52:33 PM

Reviewer: LMinflaol.com, 65-74 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i take it nightly with 1 tylenol pm for sleep. i am an ms patient and need my sleep. i am afraid i am coin the wrong thing. is this unsafe?

Condition: Other
4/15/2012 11:54:04 AM

Reviewer: STAR, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Other
6/20/2011 10:10:26 PM

Reviewer: cindyb, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking Dramamine for quite a while now to help with the cramps from chronic IBS. It seems to help considerably and I am never without it. I no longer get as drowsy as I use to. I always start with taking 1/2 and then the other 1/2. The only problem I have is it seems to make either my skin thin or my blood thin because I can bump my hand and it will bleed. also leaves the "purple& ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/30/2009 3:31:04 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
occasionally i take Dramamine as a sleep aid and will take it for several weeks. Have been doing this for years....Now I am concerned since I now have "short term Memory loss", Mild...loss of balance, problem with inner ear and positional vertigo. I am 65. could this possibility play a part in my px? The memory problems are not extreme maybe just my age..

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