I get horrifically sea sick. Like why-am-I-on-yet-another-cruise sea sick. I tried it all: Sea bands: cut off the circulation to my hands so bad that they were tingly (stupid fat wrists) Bonine: Worked great, except I had to take a double does every 8 hours and the eye dilation was scary looking and sucked in the sun. Dramamine, ginger, etc.: didn't work We even always pay more to make sure we are in a center of the ship room, mid way up and midway between just to minimize the motion (on RC last October we even got an interior balcony room - basically as close to the middle of the ship as we could possible get.) The Patch: *cue choirs of angels singing* The patch was magical! It was amazing. Even on the night when we had rough seas I was able to eat dinner and go to a show afterwards rather than lay in bed praying for death. Hope this help!