Helps against travel sickness: 18 drugs tested by Stiftung Warentest

15 of the drugs tested are based on the active ingredient dimenhydrinate. It is a combination of diphenhydramine and 8-chlorotheophylline. The latter is supposed to compensate for the tiredness effect. In reality, however, this is unfortunately not the case and the additional active ingredient also promotes other side effects. From the judgment are also well-known medicines such as Vomex, Superpep Gums and Rodavan to.

Herbal remedies with ginger, such as Zitonahave no significant side effects and can also relieve nausea.

In general, medicines for travel sickness should only be given to children up to the age of twelve because of possible side effects if nothing else helps.

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