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Anyone used travel sickness patches ?

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bbcessex Sat 10-Feb-18 08:58:32

And if so, AIBU to ask how you got on (tenuous AIBU - sorry!)

I have a business trip coming up for just over a week. Multiple locations, numerous car journeys between sites, etc etc.

I have had terrible travel sickness my whole life . It's completely under control when I'M in control of plans, because I do the driving / sit in the front / sit forward facing etc. I also take sturgeron and use Queezibics ginger.

The trip is with clients and to a developing country - I will have to sit in the back etc and not be able to drive..

😱😱😱😱 has anyone uses patches ? And did they work? I need something that will literally stop the travel sickness across the entire week.. any advise?

bbcessex Sat 10-Feb-18 08:59:27

* advice !

bbcessex Sat 10-Feb-18 17:42:19


ferretygubbins Sat 10-Feb-18 18:00:11

Boy1 uses these and they d seem to help with trains, buses, planes and boats. However car journeys are still troublesome for him particularly if it a fast drive along twisty roads (had to get the taxi to stop twice on the way to Alton Towers for him to throw up but 6 rides on Nemesis was absolutely fine). If you can get them prescribed do so as they are clucking extortionate at the pharmacist.

bbcessex Sat 10-Feb-18 18:02:57

Thanks Ferrity

I feel for you son - car sickness is bloody awful 🤢🤢🤢 it's the car sickness part that I'm most trying to resolve...

Yura Sat 10-Feb-18 19:10:28

I haven’t, but following. terrible Travel sickness here, I can’t even drive myself...

AvocadosBeforeMortgages Sat 10-Feb-18 19:48:07

Have you tried the wristbands? They work on acupressure. I was highly sceptical but found them very useful when flying light aircraft.

Purplelion Sat 10-Feb-18 20:26:45

If you go to your GP you can get Cyclizine, I used it for HG in pregnancy and now use them for travel sickness and they’re amazing.

MrsMonkeyBear Sat 10-Feb-18 20:38:12

I second cyclizine. Just pop one 1 hour before travel and it works wonders.

bbcessex Sat 10-Feb-18 23:23:52

Thanks for the tip, will google Cyclizine 👍👍

bbcessex Sat 10-Feb-18 23:24:43

yura feel very sorry for you - that sounds severe ☹️☹️☹️

HateTheDF Sat 10-Feb-18 23:27:29

I get awful travel sickness and am yet to find anything that works. The only thing that slightly works is constantly sucking on a mint. I'd love to know if the patches work.

bbcessex Sat 10-Feb-18 23:34:02

I think I'm going to try them Hate - if I do I'll post an update!

Fintress Sat 10-Feb-18 23:36:39

I recommend cyclizine too. They are pretty good although I've also had success with Stugeron.

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