What are Kwells Travel Sickness Tablets?
Kwells Travel Sickness tablets are a quick and easy solution to motion sickness. They get to work within just 20 – 30 minutes, helping to prevent nausea as you travel. They’re perfect for anyone who plans on travelling, whether it be by car, boat, or aeroplane.
Is this product right for me?
Kwells Travel Sickness Tablets are the perfect solution for anyone suffering from the discomfort of travel sickness. If you’re looking for a fast and effective treatment for travel sickness, these easy to take tablets are a great solution. They can be used by children as young as 10, so they’re perfect for the whole family.
How will this product help with motion sickness?
Kwells Travel Sickness Tablets use the active ingredient hyoscine hydrobromide, which reduces the effect of movement on the delicate inner ear organs and targets the nerves responsible for nausea. This stops you from feeling sick, so you can make it through your journey.
Kwells or Stugeron - what’s the difference?
Stugeron is a travel sickness treatment containing the sedative antihistamine cinnarizine. Kwells is the most effective travel sickness treatment out of the two. However, Stugeron may be recommended if the user is allergic, sensitive or has experienced side effects from taking Kwells.
Kwells may also not be suitable for users with high blood pressure (hypertension) or heart disease.
Can I take these tablets if I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?
Do not take Kwells Travel Sickness Tablets if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless told to by your doctor or midwife.
Can I drive after taking these tablets?
Kwells Travel Sickness Tablets can make you drowsy, so do not drive or operate machinery or tools after using this product unless you are sure you are not affected in this way. If you are planning on taking a trip that would need you to drive, consider this before taking these tablets.
Children who have taken these tablets should not be left unattended as they may become drowsy.
Can I drink alcohol after taking this product?
Do not drink alcohol while using Kwells Travel Sickness Tablets, as this can make you feel drowsier.
Can I use these tablets at the same time as other medication?
Speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you are on any other medication, as the two may not be suitable to use together. Do not take these tablets with any of the following medications unless told to by your doctor:
- Amantadine (an antiviral)
- Linezolid (an antibiotic)
- Domperidone and metoclopramide, which are used for nausea and vomiting
- Sublingual nitrates, which are used for angina
Can I buy Kwells Travel Sickness Tablets over the counter?
You do not need a prescription for Kwells Tablets, however, you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist-4-U pharmacist before we can take your order. This includes some simple questions that all pharmacies legally are required to ask before supplying this kind of product. This helps our pharmacy team to be sure that this product is the best choice for you.
How to take Kwells Travel Sickness Tablets
Kwells Travel Sickness Tablets can be sucked, chewed or swallowed and can be taken as early as 30 minutes before the start of your journey. For adults take one tablet every 6 hours, as needed. For children, take half to one tablet every 6 hours as needed. Do not take Kwells Travel Sickness Tablets more than three times in 24 hours. If you are over 60, consult your doctor before using Kwells Travel Sickness Tablets.
When should Kwells Travel Sickness Tablets not be used?
Kwells Travel Sickness Tablets should not be taken by children under the age of 10. Do not take this product if you are allergic to hyoscine hydrobromide or any of the other listed ingredients. Do not take these tablets if you suffer from any of the following conditions:
- Blockage of the intestines (Paralytic ileus)
- Narrowing of the stomach outlet (Pyloric stenosis)
- Myasthenia gravis
- Enlarged prostate gland
Speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you:
- Are over the age of 60
- Are under medical care, especially for heart, metabolic, gastrointestinal, liver, or kidney conditions
- Have previously had a sudden, painful inability to pass urine
- Have ulcerative colitis
- Have diarrhoea or fever
- Have Down’s Syndrome
- Suffer from seizures or fits
Does this product have any side effects?
Like all medication, Kwells tablets can have side effects, although not everyone will experience them. These include:
- Blurred vision
- Dilated pupils
- Dry mouth
- Increased body temperature due to decreased sweating
- Increased seizure frequency if you have epilepsy
If you experience these or any other side effects while using this product, stop use and speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist right away.
How should I store these tablets?
Store your tablets out of the reach and sight of children. Keep the tablets in their original packaging, below 25 °C.
Always use the tablets before their expiry date. If you are unsure of the best before date or find tablets without a use-by date printed on the packaging, do not consume.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
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What Causes Motion Sickness and Can It Be Cured?
You’re ready for your holiday, can’t wait to get away to somewhere sunny, somewhere relaxing, somewhere you’ve never been before. But wait. There’s one thing looming over your trip that you just can’t shake and that’s travel sickness.
Well, stop your worrying because we’ve put together this guide to all things travel sickness so you can leave the nausea behind at the airport!
Which medication has the least side effects, Kwells or Stugeron? Also, I'm a very anxious person so would this medication affect me in any way?
None really have more than the other as both contain different types of side effects. Also both can make you drowsy . It may effect you if you're taking other medication, If this is the case you would need to contact your GP or Pharmacist for further advice.
Are there any concerns about using motion sickness tablets every week
No, there are no concerns with using regularly whilst travelling
Can I take Kwells whilst using nicotine patches?
There are no known interactions between Kwells and nicotine patches. Do not take these tablets with any of the following medications unless told to by your doctor: Amantadine (an antiviral) Antihistamines Antipsychotics Antidepressants Linezolid (an antibiotic) Domperidone and metoclopramide, which are used for nausea and vomiting Sublingual nitrates, which are used for angina
Do they make you drowsy?
Kwells Travel Sickness Tablets can make you drowsy, so do not drive or operate machinery or tools after using this product unless you are sure you are not affected in this way.
If you are planning on taking a trip that would need you to drive, consider this before taking these tablets.
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