What is Dimenhydrinate?

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Dimenhydrinate is a medication used for the treatment and prevention of motion sickness. A non-FDA labeled indication (not an indication approved by the FDA, but often used for by Physicians) also indicates the medication for postoperative nausea and vomiting treatment and prevention.

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