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Old January 24th, 2011, 12:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Sparrow5181 View Post
The title pretty much says it all. We are going on our first cruise next week (YAY!!) Any tips on what to use for sea sickness in case we have rough seas? What are the chances of being affected if the seas are calm?

Thanks in advance.
1. take dramamine in advance (over the counter)
2. if you expect serious sea sickness, you can ask your doctor for scopolamine patches, which last three days per patch. There may be expected side effects of drowsiness, dry mouth, distorientation, impaired memory and such, but at the low doses in the patch, I'm not sure how noticable they are. PUT IT ON 4 HOURS BEFORE NEEDED or it won't work very good once you are already sick.

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