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A drug composed of two chemicals, diphenhydramine and 8-chlorotheophylline, used to prevent motion sickness.

[dime(thyl) + (ami)n(e) + hydrinate (hydr(am)in(e) + -ate).]


(Pharmacology) a white slightly soluble bitter-tasting crystalline substance: an antihistamine used in the prevention of nausea, esp in travel sickness. Formula: C24H28ClN5O3
[from dime(thyl + ami)n(e) + (diphen)hydr(am)in(e) + -ate1]


(ˌdaɪ mɛnˈhaɪ drəˌneɪt)

a synthetic antihistamine in powder form, used for treating allergic disorders and preventing motion sickness.
[1945–50; dime (thyl) + (ami) n (e) + hydr(am)ine + -ate2]
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Noun1.dimenhydrinate - antihistamine and antiemetic (trade name Dramamine) used to treat motion sicknessdimenhydrinate - antihistamine and antiemetic (trade name Dramamine) used to treat motion sickness
antiemetic, antiemetic drug - a drug that prevents or alleviates nausea and vomiting
antihistamine - a medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site


, dimenhydrinate
n. Dramamina, dimenhidrinato, anthistamínico usado en el tratamiento de náusea.


n dimenhidrinato
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At one time, I tried taking something that contains dimenhydrinate on my trip back to the Philippines from the United States.
Salama, Simultaneous Determination of Dimenhydrinate, Cinnarizine and Cinnarizine Impurity by TLC and HPLC Chromatographic Methods, Bull.
antihistamines which reduce the motion sickness like meclizine, dimenhydrinate or cinnarizine or anti-nausea medicine like ondansetron.
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The Effects of Betahistine and Dimenhydrinate on Caloric Test Parameters; Slow-Phase Velocity of Nystagmus.
Role of metoclopramide and dimenhydrinate in prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in laparoscopic gynaecological surgery.
88 g ginger powder and the effect of 100 mg dimenhydrinate and placebo were studied on the symptoms of motion sickness of 36 people.
Dimenhydrinate (DH) is often used as a medication for nausea, emesis, and vertigo.
dimenhydrinate and benzodiazepines) may be also useful during the acute phase of VM; methylprednisolone (1,000 mg/day, 1-3 d) has a beneficial impact on patients with VM with continuous severe episodes [79].
Dimenhydrinate for prophylaxis of postoperative nausea and vomiting: a meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials.
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