Date Published

April 27, 2021

Updated For

ALS PCS Version ALS PCS Version 5.2


Can you give gravol to a normally altered (Alzheimers) patient?


Dimenhydrinate administration under the Nausea/Vomiting Medical Directive carries a Condition of the patient being unaltered.  Per the Preamble of the ALS-PCS under Age and Vital Signs, the word unaltered refers to a GCS that is normal for the patient (i.e. this may be a GCS <15 in certain patients).



Dimenhydrinate, Gravol

Additional Resources

No additional resources are available for this SWORBHP Tip.