Gravol IM Injection is an antihistamine injection of dimenhydrinate. We carry the generic choice of this medication in 50mg/ml!
Gravol IM Injection is used to treat and prevent symptoms of motion sickness such as nausea, vomiting, and dizziness. Motion sickness occurs when the motion sensed by your ears is different than the motion that your eyes see, usually when you travel in a car, train, boat, or airplane. Motion sickness does not happen to everyone however it can be a daily struggle for others. This injection is done when medications cannot be swallowed. This medication can also sometimes be used to treat or prevent an upset stomach and throwing up.
The Gravol IM Injection is effective in the prevention and treatment of motion sickness due to dimenhydrinate and its ability to affect the histamines in the body that cause you to feel motion sickness.
You may inject this medication yourself or with the help of a health care professional.
If you are unsure how to give yourself an injection, consult your doctor on how to properly inject medicine or have your health care professional assist you.
Inject this medication into a vein or muscle.
Some medical conditions as well as medications to treat those conditions shouldn’t be mixed with Gravol IM Injections as they can cause unwanted adverse interactions and sometimes be fatal. Tell your doctor about all past medical conditions as well as all medications you are currently taking including prescription, over the counter, herbal supplements and vitamins, to determine if this medication is right for you.
Do not use this product if you are allergic to dimenhydrinate or any of the other contents found in Gravol IM Injection.
Consult your doctor before using this medication if you are pregnant or plan on becoming pregnant. Gravol IM Injection should only be used by a pregnant woman if it is absolutely needed.
This drug will pass into breast milk and can harm a nursing infant. Do not breast feeding while using this product.
Do not drive or take part in other activities that require you to be fully alert until you know how this medication affects you; this drug may cause you to become drowsy or tired.
Common side effects of Gravol IM Injection/dimenhydrinate may include:
Dizziness. Feeling sleepy. Dry mouth, nose, or throat. Thickening of mucus in nose or throat. Feeling nervous and excitable. Headache. Not hungry. Trouble sleeping. Feeling tired or weak.
The above side effects should not alarm you.
Serious side effects of Gravol IM Injection/dimenhydrinate may include:
Trouble passing urine. Pain when passing urine. A fast heartbeat. Blurred eyesight. Restlessness.
If you have any of the above side effects, contact your doctor right away.
Signs to watch for:
allergic reaction: rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
How should I store this medication?
If you need to store this medication at home, contact your doctor or health care professional on how to properly store your medication. Storing your medication is important because it affects the shelf life and effectiveness of the medication.
Is this product safe for kids?
Yes. This product is safe for children however infants and newborns should not be given this injection. Newborns and infants may experience severe and sometimes fatal side effects due to the benzyl alcohol in it.
I have glaucoma, why can’t I use this product?
Dimenhydrinate may cause your glaucoma to worsen. Consult your doctor and they may allow you to use this medication under a specific dose adjustment and may ask you to keep them informed on any changes in vision while using this medication.
What other drugs may interact with this product?
Some drugs that will affect dimenhydrinate include antihistamines, antipsychotics, amphetamines, muscle relaxants, narcotic pain relievers, seizure medication, thiazide diuretics, general anesthetics and tricyclic antidepressants. This is not a complete list of drug interactions.
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