Do you suffer from motion sickness when driving, flying or sailing? Many otherwise healthy people do, and often right in the middle of that long-awaited holiday or fishing trip.
It is a debilitating experience that can make a misery out of travel or recreational activities. Worse, most currently available treatments have the drawback of causing severe drowsiness and a dry mouth – side effects that are as unwanted as the motion sickness itself.
Available without a prescription. Our over-the-counter product is highly effective at preventing the nausea, dizziness and fatigue of this common ailment from occurring.
It is a specialised ‘transdermal’ cream containing active ingredients that are clinically proven to help with nausea and motion sickness. By delivering the drugs through the skin rather than through the gut, the stomach is bypassed, and the drugs enter the circulation more slowly and evenly over the space of the day. This means that dosing is not as frequent, and less side effects occur.
It is formulated in a smooth, moisturising cream base that is easily-applied, non-comedogenic and free of parabens.
The cream should be applied to a clean, dry, hairless area behind the ear. Apply at least 4 hours before its effect is needed to allow the medication sufficient time to be absorbed across the skin and to become effective.
The side effects of our Motion Sickness Cream should be minimal. If they occur at all they are usually limited to mild sedation (sleepiness or drowsiness) and a dry mouth — however unlike a tablet and because it is a cream, any side effects that do occur can be easily managed by simply applying less on the next application.
To learn more about our motion sickness cream, simply contact us and one of our pharmacists will be happy to help.
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