Disney Information Station Logo

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Universal Studios/Sea World > Sea World / Discovery Cove
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS UpdatesDIS email updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 06-30-2001, 11:37 PM   #1
Pixie Dust or Bust!!
tink2dw's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Earth From Drizzling Rain to Blazing Sun! With towering wind storms!!
Posts: 7,125

Don't avoid rides just get some Meclizine HCI 25mg chewable tablets!!!!!

Then enjoy the rides!! Meclizine changed my life!!
I even rode space mountain 3 times in a row!!

OK, heres the important stuff,Meclizine is the genaric for Bonine[8 tablets,$10.00].Meclizine
can be purchased over the counter,a bottle of 100 tablets cost $9.00 at Wal-greens.

If you have a child with motion sickness ask their docter how much to give it will give them the relief they need to enjoy riding!!!

Take a dose the night before you travel and you will be good to go,each night of your travels take a dose!! You will think That you will are a new person!!!!!

I don't have any drowzyness with Meclizine.If I find I am getting a little car sick I take a tablet,it starts immediately to cure the ill feelings. from experiece I know I need two tablets
I Have Extereme Car Sickness,I rode in my freinds new Honda,I wasn't used to the Wish Bone suspension but when I felt that awful feeling I took the pills out of my purse,Bingo I was ok!!

It is a 24hr pill,dose 1 to 2 tablets,it works for planes,trains,buses,cars,boats and WDW rides!!

Take A dose of Meclizine and HAVE THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE!!!!
Copied and brought over from old board
Welcomed Guest

From: Marietta, GA USA
Registered: 07-11-00
Posts: 53
Pharmacist answer to Motion Sickness Meds
Hi Sawyer!
As a pharmacist I recommend Bonine, a chewable form of meclizine. This is the same medicine they will offer you on the ship. It comes in packages of 8 (just right for the 7 day) and you take it about and hour or so before you board the ship. If your kids are around 50 lbs they can take 1/2 tab (though the drug lit. says over 12) For your youngsters you can take along some liquid childrens Dramamine. Dramamine does tend to make you more drowsy. And it's true most young kids are not bothered by rough seas. I guess its due to thoes 9 months of "womb waves" they experienced. I would suggest that you ask your pediatrician if you can have a script for a couple of phenergan suppositories to take with you. This is mainly for nausea/vomiting rather than a motion sickness cure, but it would help if that situation arrises.

Do steer clear of the patches. Scopolamine is good at preventing motion sickness, but has a multitude of undesirable side effects. If your not carefull in washing your hand after application behind your ear and touch your eye it will dialate like it does at the eye doctors office. It can also give you a "bug eyed" feeling and cause dry mouth,dizziness and hallucinations.

Ginger has been studied as an anti-nausant prior to surgery but there is no formal info on prevention of motion sickness. It also has to be taken 4 times a day to be effective.

The sea-bands (bands that have a pressure point at your wrist) seem to work for some.

For what ever med you try, be sure to try it "on dry land" to make sure you don't experience any side effects or drug interactions. You can ask your local pharmacist about these too. Or you can E-mail me and I will try to help.

Have a bubbly fun time on your cruise!

Jacquelyn Sisk, RPh

A "Wonderful" time 10/99
A "Magical" trip for 5/01
WDW 7/4-13/01, 12/29-1/2/02, 6/25-7/2/02 and another if we can sneek it in!
tink2dw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2001, 10:11 AM   #2
DIS Cast Member
fboy9287's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2001
Posts: 1,052

You guys have this down to a science!
fboy9287 is offline   Reply With Quote
Register to remove

Join Date: 1997
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 1,000,000
Old 07-01-2001, 11:11 AM   #3
Disney Dee
DIS Veteran
Disney Dee's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 1999
Location: Euless Tx
Posts: 3,464

Thanks for information, I will try it in Nov!
Disney Dee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2001, 02:36 PM   #4
Searches for Hidden Mickey's in carbonated beverages.
travelbug24's Avatar
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Riverland, in the U.P. of MI
Posts: 1,592

Meclizine now comes in chewable form?! Great. It is the only motion sickness medication I use.
travelbug24 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-03-2003, 02:34 AM   #5
Pixie Dust or Bust!!
tink2dw's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Earth From Drizzling Rain to Blazing Sun! With towering wind storms!!
Posts: 7,125

Thanks to hightown for the new info!!

DIS Veteran

Bought it last night at Walmart. 100 tabs for 5.90 and has a shelf life till sometime in 2005. The bonine was 3.80 for 8 tabs.

Thanks for the tip

Growing Up A.D.D. <- Dd's illustrated blog (a humorous look at growing up with ADD.)
Sea World-Jan 24, 2008 ~ DL & DCA-Jan 25-31 2008
Relaxed Ride, on Disneyland Express Bus to LAX
DL & DCA-May 6-11, 2006
DL & DCA-Jan.1-7, 2003
WDW-Mar-18-Apr-7, 2001
DL April 1991, April 1992, May 1994
WDW-Jan 30-Feb 4,1989
tink2dw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-03-2003, 12:42 PM   #6
Disney Debbie
Disney Queen
Would like a self-cooking stove
Fly paper couldn't be any tackier!
Disney Debbie's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: GA USA
Posts: 4,177

Thanks - I'm going to print this so I'll remember it when we go in May. I got sick from the Hulk last time so I'm VERY concerned about this.

Disney Debbie @ Blizzard Beach 6-7-08 with her nieces, DH, DD & brother
Disney Debbie is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:43 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.