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Abuse and Misuse Potential of Dimenhydrinate: A Review of the Clinical Evidence

Last updated: December 1, 2015
Project Number: RC0722-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical evidence for the potential misuse or abuse of dimenhydrinate?

Key Message

One cross-sectional questionnaire-based study regarding the potential misuse or abuse of antihistamines, including dimenhydrinate, was identified. No cases of misuse or abuse of dimenhydrinate were reported in this study.