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Who should not take dimenhydrinate?

Dimenhydrinate should not be taken if you have allergies to any of the ingredients in Dimenhydrinate, if you have taken an MAOI within two weeks, if you take sodium oxybate (GHB) or if you are nursing an infant. Talk to your doctor before taking if you are pregnant, have asthma, COPD, lung disease, prostate trouble, phenylketonuria, shortness of breath, or sleep apnea or if your intestine, urinary system, or stomach is obstructed. Tell your doctor if you have thyroid disease, glaucoma, hypertension, porphyria, seizures, or irregular heartbeat; or if you are taking any other over-the-counter or prescription medications. 

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