Motion Sickness Topic Guide

Motion Sickness Motion Sickness:

Motion sickness (car sickness, sea sickness, air sickness) is caused when the movement that you see is different from what the inner ear senses. Nausea and vomiting are the most common symptoms of motion sickness. Other symptoms are increased salivation, feeling discomfort and unwell, and sweating. Motion sickness usually is treated with home remedies like peppermint or caffeine, and OTC or prescription drugs. Motion sickness usually goes away after the motion has stopped.

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Motion Sickness Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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dimenhydrinate Dimenhydrinate

Dimenhydrinate is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body.

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promethazine (injection) Promethazine (injection)

Promethazine is used to treat or prevent nausea and vomiting caused by anesthesia or surgery, certain types of allergic reactions, pain caused by surgery or ...learn more »

promethazine (rectal) Promethazine (rectal)

Promethazine is used to treat allergy symptoms such as itching, runny nose, sneezing, itchy or watery eyes, hives, and itchy skin rashes...learn more »

promethazine (oral) Promethazine (oral)

Promethazine is used to treat allergy symptoms such as itching, runny nose, sneezing, itchy or watery eyes, hives, and itchy skin rashes...learn more »

prochlorperazine (oral) Prochlorperazine (oral)

Prochlorperazine is a phenothiazine (FEEN-oh-THYE-a-zeen) antipsychotic medicine that is used to treat anxiety or schizophrenia...learn more »

diphenhydramine Diphenhydramine

Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine that is used to treat sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, hives, skin rash, itching, and other cold or allergy symptoms./...learn more »

diazepam Diazepam

Diazepam is a benzodiazepine (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peen) that is used to treat anxiety disorders, or alcohol withdrawal symptoms...learn more »

cyclizine Cyclizine

Cyclizine is used to treat or prevent nausea, vomiting, or dizziness caused by motion sickness...learn more »