Mercalm 15 tablets
  • Mercalm 15 tablets

Mercalm 15 tablets


Indications :

Mercalm is an anti-nausea medication. It is indicated for adults and children to prevent motion sickness



It contains an antihistamine, dimenhydrinate, and caffeine. Other components are lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, modified corn starch, colloidal anhydrous silica and magnesium stearate. The tablet coating contains hypromellose 15mPa.s, lactose monohydrate, macrogol 4000, titanium dioxide (E171), macrogol 6000.


Mercalm is indicated for adults and children over 6 years of age. The tablets are to be swallowed with a little water 1/2 hour before departure. In the event of persistent symptoms, it is possible to repeat the intake, respecting an interval of at least 6 hours. Do not take more than 3 times a day.

As an indication, for adults the dosage is 1 to 2 tablets per dose (the maximum dose is 6 tablets per day). For children (6 to 15 years old), the dosage is 1/2 to 1 tablet per dose (the maximum dose is 3 tablets per dose).


The use of Mercalm is contraindicated in children under 6 years of age, in cases of glaucoma and in cases of prostate hypertrophy (increased risk of urinary retention). Do not use in case of allergy to any of the ingredients.

If you take Mercalm, due to the presence of caffeine, you may experience excitement, palpitations and insomnia. Please reduce your intake of other foods or drinks that may contain caffeine.

If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, you should not use Mercalm.

Do not take Mercalm in combination with other medicines containing antihistamines (increased side effects) or with enoxacin.

Do not take Mercalm if you have bronchial asthma or kidney or liver disease.

In the elderly, because of the many side effects, Mercalm should be taken only on medical advice.

Mercalm is a drug that induces drowsiness and reduced alertness. Particular care should be taken when driving a car or operating machinery. For similar reasons, alcohol should not be consumed with this medication.

The presence of caffeine may induce a positive reaction during an anti-doping test.


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