|| Gravol 50
What is Gravol 50?
Gravol 50 containing the active ingredient dimenhydrinate is considered an antihistamine. The medication is used to treat and prevent vertigo, vomiting, dizziness and nausea associated with motion sickness. It works by preventing problems with body balance caused by inner ear problems such as Meniere’s disease.
How is Gravol 50 used?
Gravol 50 is usually taken 30 to 60 minutes before travel or motion activity. It can be taken every 4 to 6 hours or as needed to prevent or treat motion sickness. The tablets can be taken with or without food but should be taken with a full glass of water. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage as it will depend on the patient’s condition and their response to the medication. Children under 2 years of age should not take the medication unless directed by a doctor.
Patients taking Gravol 50 may encounter unwanted side effects such as:
- Blurred vision
- Dry mouth
- Decreased appetite
- Difficulty urinating
- Irregular heartbeat
Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or worsen.
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Gravol 50 is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.