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Dramamine - how much can one take per each application?

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Marvell 23 Nov 2009

Recommended dose details for dimenhydrinate

* For regular (short-acting) oral dosage forms (tablets or liquid):

o Adults and teenagers—50 to 100 milligrams (mg) every four to six hours as needed.
o Children 6 to 12 years of age—25 to 50 mg every six to eight hours as needed.
o Children 4 to 6 years of age—12.5 to 25 mg every six to eight hours as needed.
o Children and infants up to 4 years of age—Use is not recommended .

* For long-acting oral dosage forms (capsules):

o Adults—1 capsule (contains 25 milligrams [mg] for immediate action and 50 mg for long action) every twelve hours.
o Children 4 years of age and older—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
o Children and infants up to 4 years of age—Use is not recommended .
* For injection dosage form:
o Adults—50 milligrams (mg) injected into a muscle or into a vein every four hours as needed.
o Children 2 years of age and older—1.25 mg per kg (0.6 mg per pound) of body weight injected into a muscle or into a vein every six hours as needed.
o Children and infants up to 4 years of age—Use is not recommended .

* For suppository dosage form:
o Adults—50 to 100 milligrams (mg) inserted into the rectum every six to eight hours as needed.
o Children 12 years of age and older—50 mg inserted into the rectum every eight to twelve hours as needed.
o Children 8 to 12 years of age—25 to 50 mg inserted into the rectum every eight to twelve hours as needed.
o Children 6 to 8 years of age—12.5 to 25 mg inserted into the rectum every eight to twelve hours as needed.
o Children 4 to 6 years of age—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
o Children and infants up to 4 years of age—Use is not recommended .

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