Benadryl

Active Ingredient(s): Diphenhydramine
FDA Approved: * March 4, 1946
Pharm Company: * PARKE DAVIS
Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Benadryl Overview

Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine mainly used to treat allergies.[5] It is also used for insomnia, symptoms of the common cold, tremor in parkinsonism, and nausea.[5] It is used by mouth, injection into a vein, and injection into a muscle.[5] Maximal effect is typically around two hours after a dose and effects can last for up to seven hours.[5] Common side effects include sleepiness, poor coordination, and an upset stomach.[5] Its use is not recommended in babies.[5] There is no clear risk...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diphenhydramine

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solid oblong pinkish red pill marked with EL
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This pill has an imprint of EL, that's all. It looks red to me and it's oblong. I'm no drug addict and am hoping it's Benadryl. I was gonna give it to my dog since he's itching and driving me crazy.
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ampitrexyl pills
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Has anyone tried this antibiotic? Does it really work? ## IS IT A HISPANIC ANTIBIOTIC IS IT LEGAL ## Yes, I know Ampitrexyl. Its a natural antibiotic from chinese and indian herbs. It's very effective, so much that after using it on my daughters. my wife and myself, I'm now selling it at my natural health store. ## Yes, it works! I take it when my throat is scratchy and Im about to get strep! ## From what I've been able to find, Ampitrexyl is the name of a company that manufacturers natural herbal remedies that are available over the counter. They do make one that's listed as being a natural antibiotic, but I haven't found any specific information on what it contains. Does anyone else know more about it? ## Its label says Miami FL 33014 (prescription for antibiotics ...
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Hot pink pill B imprint
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Please help! I've found a hot pink round pill w/ an imprint of B. Nothing else. I found it in my daughters things after unpacking from a trip. ## It is identified as Fastmelt Children's Benadryl 19mgs. She had allergy problems I'm guessing. :)
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Bad reaction after switching from Subutex to Suboxone
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I was on Subutex for over a year and a half then I lost my doctor. When I found out I was pregnant he put me back on subutex. After I had my daughter he took me off subutex and put me on suboxone. Within a couple hours of the first dose my skin became red and blotchy. I couldn't stop scratching at myself so he prescribed Benadryl for an allergic reaction... I continued to take them for a month and a half.. I started getting horrible migraines and nausea, and now within an hour hour and a half of taking the pill I'll throw up.... Every time. I have spoken with my doctor about these symptoms..He tells me its not physically possible to be allergic to Suboxone and that if I'm allergic to it then I must be allergic to Subutex as well. But I never had these issues with the Subutex...
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benadryl and methadone
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I am taking 20mg of methadone daily and have been for many years. As I am getting older I'm trying to be more cautious as to what I take (otc). But I need to take some Benadryl for an itchy rash. Is this ok?
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round dark pink pill with b on one side
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I found a round dark pink pill with b on one side and blank on the other. Seems to be coated. ## I have seen a number of round pink pills with a lowercase "b" on one side, but the other side to these pills also bear 3 digit numerals. On the other hand if it's a capital "B" on one side and blank on the back, then this is reportedly identified as a Children's Benadryl (fast melt); containing 19mgs of diphenhydramine citrate. This medication is an antihistamine used for treating symptoms of an allergic reaction. For further verification, the pill itself is a product of Pfizer. I hope this helps!
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Assured Allergy Relief - pink pill s4 and drowsiness
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Do Assured Allergy Relief pills (Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 25mg) imprinted with s4, cause you to get drowsy? Because every time I take one my pain is gone. ## Yes, drowsiness can be a normal side effects, according to FDA reports, you may also experience dizziness, and dry mouth. How often do you take it? What are you allergic to?
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Taking Benadryl for an allergic reaction to Bactrim
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If I take an extra bactrim and have an allergic reaction to it, can I take a benadryl with it? ## Yes, as long as your doctor approves and you aren't also allergic to the Bactrim. As a matter of fact, when I had an allergic reaction to it, that it what my doctor prescribed. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including dizziness, drowsiness, and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Benadryl - bright pink oblong pill s4
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My boyfriend was prescribed benadryl and I was given these pills. They told me they were generic benadryl. They are bright pink oblong pills imprinted with s4. ## That is correct, these tablets are manufactured by Himprit Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 25mgs of Diphenhydramine, which is a generic for Benadryl. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including dizziness, drowsiness, and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?
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benadryl and bromfed interactions
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Can I take benadryl and bromfed within a couple hours of each other? I have a terrible cough. Took benadryl first and it hasn't helped. ## Benadryl is an antihistamine that is used to treat or prevent allergic reactions, so it will not do anything to treat a cough, and unfortunately, Bromfed also isn't like to help, since it has not cough suppressant properties, according to the NIH. To treat a cough, you need a cough suppressant. Have you consulted your doctor to see what's causing your cough and what would be the best remedy? Are you on any other medications? ## I took benadryl two hrs ago but now have a very bad headache. Can I take a BC powder?
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Diphenhydramine
  • Capsule: 25mg, 50mg
  • Cream: 1% + 0.1%, 2%, 2% + 0.1%
  • Elixir: 12.5mg/5ml
  • Gel: 2%
  • Injection: 10mg/ml, 50mg/ml
  • Liquid: 12.5mg, 12.5mg/5ml, 2% + 0.1%, 6.25mg/5ml
  • Ointment: 2%
  • Oral Dissolving Strip: 12.5mg, 25mg
  • Spray: 1%, 2% + 0.1%
  • Suspension: 25mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 25mg, 50mg
  • Tablet, Chewable: 12.5mg, 25mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrated: 19mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Benadryl: (5 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 21695-811 Benadryl 25 mg Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 29485-1007 Benadryl 25 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Mechanical Servants, LLC
  • 50580-226 Benadryl 25 mg Oral Tablet by Mcneil Consumer Healthcare Div Mcneil-ppc, Inc
  • 61786-866 Benadryl 25 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 66715-9706 Benadryl 25 mg Oral Tablet by Lil' Drug Store Products, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Diphenhydramine or a similar ingredient: (38 results)


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