Emetrol FAQs

What Is Emetrol?

Emetrol is an over-the-counter medication for relieving nausea associated with upset stomach. It is the #1 pharmacist-recommended nausea remedy,1 and the National Institutes of Health has named Emetrol "one of the staples of a well-stocked home pharmacy." Emetrol Product Information

Is Emetrol safe?

Emetrol is safe enough for children ages 2 and up, yet strong enough for adults. Emetrol contains no antihistamines, alcohol, aspirin, or caffeine.

Who should not take Emetrol?

Because it contains fructose (a type of sugar), Emetrol should not be taken by persons with hereditary fructose intolerance (HFI). Emetrol also should not be taken by diabetics except under the advice and supervision of a doctor.

How does Emetrol work?

Emetrol relieves nausea by calming stomach muscle contractions that can lead to vomiting.

How does Emetrol differ from other products?

Unlike products that simply coat the stomach, Emetrol works by calming the stomach. And unlike antacids—which are generally for heartburn and other problems related to stomach acid*—Emetrol is indicated specifically for nausea.

Can my child take Emetrol?

Emetrol has been proven safe in children ages 2 and up.

How is Children's Emetrol for nausea different from regular Emetrol?

Children's Emetrol is safe, effective and formulated for children ages 2 to 12. It comes in Natural Grape flavor and contains no artificial flavoring or dyes. Emetrol comes in Cherry flavor and includes dosing directions for both adults and children.

Can I take Emetrol if I am pregnant?

As with any drug, if you are pregnant, seek the advice of a health professional before using this product.

Can I take Emetrol if I am nursing?

Seek the advice of a health professional before using this product.

Where can I find Emetrol?

Emetrol can be purchased at most drug store and grocery store chains; it can also be ordered online.

*According to product labeling
1 Emetrol was named by U.S. News & World Report and Pharmacy Times as the #1 pharmacist-recommended brand in the "Nausea Remedies" category for 2013-2014.