Cloverdale Pharmasave Health Centre
5778 176A Street
Surrey, British Columbia
V3S 4H3
P: 604-576-2882
F: 604-576-2888
Store Hours:

Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sundays: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Statutory Holidays: CLOSED

Pharmasave Steveston Village
105 - 12420 No. 1 Road
Richmond, British Columbia
V7E 6N2
P: 604.232.0159
F: 604.232.0526
Store Hours:

Monday – Saturday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sundays and Holidays: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
CLOSED: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day


Motion Sickness

January 1, 2019

By Frederick Cheng (RPh), and Christine Cheng (RPh)

Q: What is something safe I can give my family to avoid motion sickness on our cruise?

A: The sudden movements you experience on a cruise, ferry ride, whale-watching expedition, road-trip, or amusement-park ride can leave you feeling nauseous and vomitous.  A compounded medication called meclizine is very popular amongst our adult clients because it is taken just once daily and has a low potential for drowsiness (no prescription required).  It works by minimizing the sensitivity of the inner ear.  Cocculine is a homeopathic medication that can be used in the whole family, young and old.  It is a convenient chew tablet that carries no side-effects or interactions.  Meclizine and cocculine used together form a prime combination to battle motion sickness.  Also, don’t forget to schedule a thorough travel clinic with our travel consultant pharmacists if you are planning travel to a destination that may require special vaccinations and medical precautions.

Christine and Fred Cheng are a passionate, charismatic sister-brother pharmacist team at their unique, family-owned and operated Pharmasave stores in Cloverdale and Steveston, B.C. They specialize in natural remedies and compounding for both human and veterinarian use. Everything mentioned in their article is available InStore. 

***All information posted and shared by Cloverdale Pharmasave is offered to provide information and choices regarding nutritional support for various health concerns, none of which is intended to be a treatment protocol for any disease state. The information does not replace seeking professional advice from your physician. Consult your health care practitioner before taking dietary supplements.

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