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Dimenhydrinate 

Gravol Suppositories 

Gravol Suppositories (dimenhydrinate) is an FDA-approved medication that is used to control vomiting and nausea. It contains dimenhydrinate as its active ingredient, which works by blocking chemicals that trigger the symptoms of nausea/vomiting in the body. It is available as a coated oral medicinal tablet with a strength of 10 mg. The recommended dosage of Gravol Suppositories for adults is ½ to 1 suppository every 4-6b hours or as your healthcare professional advises. For a safe and efficient use of the medication, you should use exactly the dose and frequency advised by your doctor. You can also buy Gravol Suppositories online at the best prices and the convenience of your home. 

Product Overview

Gravol Suppositories contain dimenhydrinate, an antiemetic medication that controls nausea and vomiting. This active ingredient works by blocking certain chemicals in the body that trigger these symptoms. The suppository form allows direct absorption into the bloodstream, making it effective even when oral medication is not an option.

Each suppository is 100 mg strong. To use it, wash your hands, remove the suppository from the packaging, rinse it under water, and insert it rectally. The recommended dosage of Gravol Suppositories for adults is 1/2 to 1 suppository every six to eight hours as needed or as directed by a doctor.

Common side effects include dry mouth, headaches, and drowsiness. Avoid driving or operating machinery until you determine how it affects you. Store Gravol Suppositories at a controlled room temperature, away from moisture, light and heat, and out of reach of children and pets. If a dose is missed, take it as soon as possible, but do not double the doses. For overdose, seek medical attention immediately. Consult a licensed healthcare professional for proper guidance on proper usage and storage.

Uses of Gravol Suppositories 

It is used to control:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

How to Use Gravol Suppositories?

Dosage

It is available in the form of a coated oral medicinal tablet that is available in the strength of:

  • 100 mg

Recommended Dosage for Gravol Suppositories 

  • For Adults: 1/2 to 1 Gravol suppository inserted in the rectum every 6 to 8 hours as required or as directed by your doctor.

[Note: Remember, these recommendations may vary from person to person. Discuss it with your doctor, and they’ll customize your dosage accordingly.]

How to Take It?

  • Before using the medication, carefully read and follow the instructions for use in the patient information leaflet provided by your pharmacist. 
  • If you have questions or concerns about using Gravol suppository, consult your doctor or healthcare provider. 
  • Your medication dosage is based on age, the condition being treated, and your body’s response to treatment. 
  • Properly wash your hands with soap and tepid water before handling the suppository.
  • Remove the suppository from its protective packaging. Each suppository is coated for easy insertion. Rinse it under running water. 
  • Use Gravol Suppositories exactly as your doctor directs for safe and efficient use. 
  • Get into a comfortable position. You can lie on your side with your knees bent towards your chest or stand with one foot raised on a stool or bathtub ledge.
  • Insert the pointed end of the suppository first, into the rectum with your finger. Push it in as far as possible, about 1 inch (2.5 cm).
  • Stay in the same position for a few minutes to allow the suppository to dissolve and be absorbed.
  • After use, rewash your hands with soap and warm water.
  • Gravol Suppositories typically start working within 30 minutes to 1 hour to relieve nausea and vomiting.
  • Do not use more than the recommended dosage or frequency, as stated on the product label or as instructed by your healthcare provider.
  • The suppository is used every four to six hours. However, based on your requirements your doctor may recommend a different dosing schedule. 
  • Do not use Gravol Suppositories more than recommended, in large quantities, or more frequently than prescribed. 
  • Avoid consuming large amounts of alcohol or tobacco as it may cause unwanted side effects. You should also avoid taking medications and beverages containing alcohol. 
  • Do not share your Gravol Suppositories with others, even if they have the same symptoms as you. 
  • Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or worsens after taking Gravol Suppositories . 

[Note: Your doctor will decide the right amount for you based on your condition, following guidelines and studies on the drug. They’ll adjust it as needed over time.]

How Does Gravol Suppositories Work?

Gravol Suppositories contain dimenhydrinate as its active ingredient, an antiemetic medication. It functions by blocking the body’s natural production of certain chemicals that can cause nausea and vomiting. The suppository form allows the medication to be directly absorbed into the bloodstream through the rectum, which can be helpful when nausea or vomiting makes it difficult to keep oral medications down. 

Important Safety Information

Side Effects

Common side effects of Gravol Suppositories may include:

  • Dryness of the mouth
  • Headaches 
  • Drowsiness 
  • Unusual fatigue 

 

Mild side effects of Gravol Suppositories may include:

  • Confusion 
  • Difficulty passing urine
  • Skin rash

 

Adverse side effects of Gravol Suppositories may include:

  • Rapid, shallow breathing
  • Seizures 
  • Severe allergic reaction. Its symptoms may include difficulty breathing, hives, and swelling of the face, mouth, tongue, or throat.

[Note: This list may not cover all possible side effects. Always consult with your healthcare giver for medical advice about side effects.]

Warnings

  • Gravol Suppositories may cause drowsiness or sedation. Patients should avoid driving, operating heavy machinery, or engaging in tasks that require alertness until they know how the medication affects them.
  • Gravol Suppositories should be used with caution in patients with narrow-angle glaucoma, as they may cause an increase in intraocular pressure.
  • The use of Gravol Suppositories with alcohol or other CNS depressants (e.g., sedatives, tranquilizers, opioid analgesics) may increase the risk of sedation, dizziness, and impaired coordination.
  • Gravol Suppositories should be used with caution during pregnancy and breastfeeding, as the potential risks to the fetus or nursing infant are not well established.

Precautions

  • Before taking Gravol Suppositories , tell your doctor about all the medications you are taking or planning to take, including prescription, non-prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal supplements. 
  • Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it, any of the ingredients present in the medication, or any other allergies. This medication may contain certain inactive ingredients, which can cause adverse allergic reactions or other problems. Consult a licensed healthcare provider or your pharmacist for the full list of ingredients.
  • Gravol Suppositories should be used with caution in children, as they may be more susceptible to the sedative effects of the medication.
  • Older adults may be more sensitive to the anticholinergic effects of Gravol Suppositories , such as dry mouth, constipation, and urinary retention.
  • People with kidney or liver impairment may require dose adjustments, as Gravol is metabolized and eliminated through these organs.
  • Gravol Suppositories should be used with caution in patients with prostate hypertrophy, as they may cause urinary retention.
  • Patients with gastrointestinal issues, such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease, should use Gravol Suppositories with caution, as they may worsen their condition.
  • As this medication can cause withdrawal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and dizziness, you shouldn’t stop taking it suddenly.

Contraindications

Gravol Suppositories are contraindicated for use in patients who:

  • Have a known hypersensitivity to the medication or any of its ingredients. 
  • Are pregnant. 
  • Are taking a MAO inhibitor
  • Have glaucoma
  • Have severe lung disease such as chronic bronchitis or emphysema

Missed Dose

  • If you are taking Gravol Suppositories regularly and forget to take them, you should take them as soon as possible. 
  • However, if it is almost time for the next dose, you may omit the missed dose and continue taking your medication according to your regular dosing schedule. 
  • You should contact your doctor if you are still unsure when to take the next dose. 
  • Do not take two or extra doses of the same medication together to compensate for the missed dose. 
  • You can set a reminder on your phone to avoid missing your medication dose. 

[Note: If you have missed a medication dose and are still determining when to take the next one, immediately consult your doctor or pharmacist.]

Overdose

Gravol Suppositories are usually used only as required after a gap of every six hours. Do not use it more than prescribed or for longer than prescribed. Overdose symptoms may include drowsiness, blurred vision, dry mouth, and confusion. If you suspect that you may have overdosed on the medication, you should seek medical attention immediately. You can call 911 or head to the nearest emergency room. 

[Note: If you consumed more than the recommended dose, get medical help immediately or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.]

Storage

  • Store Gravol Suppositories at room temperature, away from moisture, light, and heat. 
  • Do not keep it in the bathroom or the car. 
  • Keep them in a safe place, out of reach of children and pets.
  • Do not keep medications that are outdated or no longer needed. Discard them safely. 
  • Do not throw it in the household garbage bin, flush it down the toilet, or pour it down the drain. 
  • Dispose of unwanted medications in such a way that children, animals, and others cannot consume them. 
  • The best way to eliminate unwanted medications is to give them away in the medicine take-back program. 
  • To learn more about the proper disposal methods for unwanted medications, contact your local waste disposal company, your pharmacist, or your healthcare provider. 

[Note: Discuss with your healthcare professional the proper disposal of unused medicine and any questions you may have regarding its storage.]

Gravol Suppositories Interactions

  • Aclidinium 
  • Amantadine 
  • Amphetamines   
  • Antihistamines 
  • antipsychotics  
  • Atropine 
  • Barbiturates 
  • Belladonna 
  • Benzodiazepines   
  • Benztropine 
  • Botulinum toxin
  • Brimonidine  
  • Buprenorphine 
  • Cannabis 
  • Chloral hydrate 
  • Disopyramide 
  • Domperidone 
  • Donepezil 
  • Efavirenz 
  • Eluxadoline 
  • Esketamine 
  • Fesoterodine 
  • Flibanserin 
  • Galantamine 
  • General  anesthetics  
  • Glucagon 
  • Glycopyrrolate 
  • Hyaluronidase 
  • Ipratropium 
  • Kava kava 
  • Ketotifen 
  • Lemborexant 
  • Methadone  
  • Methotrimeprazine 
  • Magnesium sulfate 
  • Metoclopramide 
  • Mirabegron 
  • Mirtazapine 
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors 
  • Muscle relaxants 
  • Nabilone 
  • Narcotic pain relievers 
  • Nitroglycerin
  • Oxybutynin 
  • Pomalidomide 
  • Potassium chloride
  • Pramipexole 
  • Rivastigmine 
  • Ropinirole 
  • Scopolamine 
  • Secretin 
  • Seizure medications 
  • Tapentadol 
  • Thalidomide 
  • Thiazide diuretics 
  • Tiotropium  
  • Tolterodine 
  • Tramadol 
  • Trazodone 
  • Tricyclic antidepressants 
  • Trospium 
  • Umeclidinium 
  • Zolpidem 
  • Zopiclone 

[Note: This isn’t a complete list, and there could be other drugs that interact with Gravol Suppositories . Tell your doctor any prescription, over-the-counter medicines, and herbal products you’re taking.]

Gravol Suppositories Alternatives

  • Bonine (Meclizine) 
  • Transderm Scop (Scopolamine)
  • Zofran (Ondansetron)
  • Compazine (Prochlorperazine)
  • Promethazine (Promethegan) 
  • Reglan (Metoclopramide)

[Note: Your doctor will choose what’s best for you. Don’t use any of these alternative medications without consulting your healthcare provider. Taking them by yourself may cause serious side effects.] 

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take for Gravol Suppositories to start working?

Gravol Suppositories typically begin to take effect within 30 minutes to 1 hour after insertion. Gravol Suppositories are absorbed directly into the bloodstream through the rectum, which can be specially beneficial when oral intake is compromised due to nausea or vomiting. If you do not experience relief within this timeframe, consult your healthcare provider for further guidance.

Can Gravol Suppositories be used for motion sickness?

Yes, Gravol Suppositories can be used to prevent and treat motion sickness. The active ingredient, dimenhydrinate, works by obstructing the actions of specific chemicals in the body that cause nausea and vomiting. For effective prevention, it is recommended to use the suppository about 30 minutes to an hour before travel or exposure to motion.

Are there any special precautions for elderly patients using Gravol Suppositories?

Elderly patients should use Gravol Suppositories with caution due to an increased sensitivity to side effects caused by the medication such as urinary retention, constipation and dry mouth. Additionally, older adults may experience heightened sedative effects. It is essential for elderly patients to consult their healthcare provider for an appropriate dosage and to monitor for any adverse reactions.

What should I do if I experience severe side effects from Gravol Suppositories?

If you experience severe side effects such as rapid, shallow breathing, seizures, or a severe allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention. Symptoms of a adverse allergic reaction may include hives, difficulty breathing, and inflammation of the face, mouth, tongue, or throat. Always inform your healthcare provider of any adverse effects and follow their recommendations for safe use.

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