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Diphenhydramin may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Diphenhydramin is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however... View More
Diphenhydramin is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the ba... View More
Diphenhydramin may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Diphenhydramin is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Diphenhydramin is recommended. However, talk to your doctor if you ... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Diphenhydramin in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Diphenhydramin is used to treat sneezing, runny nose, itching, watery eyes, hives, rashes, itching and other symptoms of allergies and common cold. It i... View More
Uses of Diphenhydramin
- Motion sickness
- Nasal allergy symptoms
Side effects of Diphenhydramin
- Dryness in mouth
How to use Diphenhydramin
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and ta... View More
How Diphenhydramin works
Diphenhydramin is an antihistaminic medication. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, i... View More
What if you forget to take Diphenhydramin?
If you miss a dose of Diphenhydramin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to... View More
- Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Diphenhydramin, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
Allergic rhinitis, Allergic conditions, Motion sickness, Common cold, Insomnia, Extrapyramidal symptoms
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Allergic conditions; Treatment and prophylaxis of motion sickness Adult: 25-50 mg 3-4 times daily. For prevention of motion sickness, admin 30 mi... View More
Allergic Reaction 2-6 years: 6.25 mg q4-6hr; not to exceed 37.5 mg/day 6-12 years: 12.5-25 mg PO q4-6hr; not to exceed 150 mg/day >12 years: 25-50 mg... View More
Renal impairment: No dosage adjustment needed.
Hypersensitivity ; neonates, lactation.
Mode of Action
Diphenhydramine blocks histamine H1-receptors on effector cells of the GI tract, blood vessels and respiratory tract. It also causes sedation and has so... View More
Epilepsy; elderly; performing tasks which require mental alertness; angle-closure glaucoma; pyroduodenal obstruction; urinary tract obstruction; hyperth... View More
Chest tightness, extrasystoles, hypotension, palpitations, tachycardia; ataxia, chills, confusion, dizziness, drowsiness, euphoria, excitement, fatigue,... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: B Lactation: Drug enters breast milk; contraindicated
Masks ototoxicity produced by aminoglycosides. Increases gastric degradation of levodopa and decreases its absorption by reduction of gastric emptying. ... View More
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