What is Motion Sickness?

Motion sickness can occur while traveling on a plane, train, or automobile. It occurs when the ears can sense movement, but the eyes cannot see it. Motion sickness symptoms include nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and fatigue.

Treatment for motion sickness includes medications, focusing on objects in the distance, and sitting in a position to reduce symptoms. Common drug classes used to treat motion sickness are antihistamines, anticholinergics, and antiemetics.

Savings Tips for Motion Sickness

  • The Travelers Medicine Cabinet: What Meds Should You Bring on Your Trip?

    August 06, 2012

    Whether you are travelling to Peru, Tanzania, Indonesia or Puerto Vallarta, among other exotic locations you will likely visit your doctor or travel clinic to see what you need before your trip.

    In addition to the necessary vaccines (which you can find on the CDC Travelers’ Health website http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list.htm) here are some things you should think about having with you before you leave. See More

  • Medicine Cabinet 101

    June 20, 2012

    To avoid the 1 AM trip to the pharmacy you need to be well stocked at home. Headaches, pain, hives, fever, or an itchy rash may be easily remedied with over-the-counter meds. Here are ten things you and your family will face, so be ready:

    1. Aches and pains: Toothache, pain from ankle sprain, tension headache

    What works? The over the counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDS) include ibuprofen, Advil, Motrin and AleveSee More

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Popular Motion Sickness Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Antihistamines 9 See Prices
Antihistamines 9 See Prices
Antiemetics 12 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Motion Sickness Drug Classes

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