Avomine Tablets 25mg contains the active ingredient Promethazine theoclate, which is an antihistamine mostly used for preventing travel sickness and nausea.
It can also be used in the treatment and prevention of:
Avomine Tablets 25mg can provide up to 24 hours relief in one dose and is generally well tolerated and can be used by children from 5 years. The active ingredient, promethazine, works by blocking histamine from binding to receptors in the body. It blocks histamines in a part of the brain known as the “vomiting centre” which is activated when it receives nerve messages from the ear.
The vestibular apparatus in the middle ear is constantly providing feedback to your brain about the position of your body, especially when you are travelling by boat or car. This is what causes symptoms of motion sickness when travelling and leads to nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and vertigo (spinning sensations). In order to prevent this, you can take Avomine tablets one to two hours before travelling. If you are going to go for a longer journey, you should take Avomine tablets at bedtime, the day before starting out.
How to take Avomine Tablets:
This product should not be used in children under 2yrs of age because safety of such use has not been established. For the relief of travel sickness the above dosage should be taken promptly and repeated nightly if required.
Nausea and vomiting due to other causes
One 25mg tablet at night is often sufficient, but two or three tablets are sometimes necessary. Alternatively, more frequent administration such as 25mg two or three times a day may be required for some patients. It is often not necessary to give more than four of the 25mg Avomine Tablets in 24 hours.
In the above indications children over 10 years of age may be given the lower adult doses described above. Children between 5 and 10 years may be given half the adult dose. Tablets are not suitable for administration to children aged between 2 and 5 years. An oral liquid preparation is recommended in this age group. Not for use in children under 2 years of age.
No specific dosage recommendations.
Precautions to consider before using Avomine Tablets:
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Travel sickness tablets that we find hard to locate locally. Good delivery service & now set for holiday plus cruise later in the year!