Can I Take Dramamine If I'm Pregnant?

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According to Chatfield Women's Care, Dramamine is considered a safe medication to take while pregnant. However, the Dramamine product information cautions women to consult with a doctor before taking the medication while pregnant.

Women who experience motion sickness may use Dramamine with their doctors permission to relieve dizziness, vomiting and nausea, according to However, pregnant women should not take Dramamine if they also have kidney or liver disease, glaucoma, asthma or an irregular heartbeat. In addition, if a woman chooses to take Dramamine, she should not drive because the drug is known to cause drowsiness.

Dramamine should not be given to children under 2 years of age, states Since the medication moves into breast milk, women should stop taking Dramamine after the baby is born.