Post Orgasmic Illness Syndrome (P.O.I.S.)

POIS Cause/Treatment Discussions => Auto-Immune Causes and Treatments => Topic started by: cg83 on March 10, 2021, 06:52:05 PM

Title: Treatment with Dramamine
Post by: cg83 on March 10, 2021, 06:52:05 PM
Hi everyone, I just wanted to share a treatment that has been working pretty well for me. My doctor prescribed me hydroxyzine a while back for my awful POIS symptoms which were overall fatigue, joint pain, headaches. This was the first thing to really have an impact on eliminating my symptoms. I also took Sudafed to help with the photophobia and eye issues I have with POIS.

Recently I tried Dramamine, which is usually taken to help with motion sickness, and it has been working a lot like hydroxyzine. They are both antihistamines with a lot of the same properties so the fact that they both work well doesn?t surprise me. Has anyone else tried this as a treatment?
Title: Re: Treatment with Dramamine
Post by: Progecitor on March 11, 2021, 03:02:15 AM
Hi! I have just found a potentially interesting article in regard of your experiences.
When you check Table 3 you can see that both Dimenhydrinate (Dramamine) and Hydroxyzine (Atarax) are considered Anticholinergic drugs.
Maybe you should check out some safer options as anticholinergic drugs are all plenty dangerous on the long run.
Title: Re: Treatment with Dramamine
Post by: demografx on March 12, 2021, 08:30:43 PM

...your next step should be to check if Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) also works for you...

Careful, I’ve become addicted to Benadryl and anticholinergic drugs like Benadryl can also pose a danger of dementia.

From Harvard Medical School:

Also, please see our forum rule about not making any medical recommendations to other forum  members.
Title: Re: Treatment with Dramamine
Post by: demografx on March 12, 2021, 08:55:09 PM
Worthwhile repeating from the above forum rule link...

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