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Diphenhydramine

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Diphenhydramine Overview

Diphenhydramine (/dafnhadrmin/; abbreviated DPH, sometimes DHM) is a first-generation antihistamine possessing anticholinergic, antitussive, antiemetic, and sedative properties that is mainly used to treat allergies. It is also used in the management of drug-induced parkinsonism and other extrapyramidal symptoms. The drug has a strong hypnotic effect and is FDA-approved as a nonprescription sleep aid, especially in the form of diphenhydramine citrate. It is produced and marketed under the tra...

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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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44-485 blue oblong caplet
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blue oblong caplet over the counter with the imprint 44485 ## I am sorry, I do not understand what you are asking. Is that marking PH on the pill? or just the numbers? ## The pill which you are describing is an over the counter combination of an antihistamine and decongestant. The active ingredients are 25 mg Diphenhydramine + 10 mg Phenylephrine. ## Just to add, the manufacturer LNK International calls it 'Complete Allergy D Tablets', with a national brand equivalent of Benadryl-D. [1] Do you have any other questions or information to add? Please post back if you do... References [1] (page 6) ## These are allergy/sinus tablets from CVS.
Updated 6 minutes ago.
 
Blue Gel Oval Pill A99
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little gel blue pill, hard liquid, but still a gel pill, what is it? with A99 on one side. ## This is an over the counter sleep-aid that contains 50mgs of Diphenhydramine. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dry mouth and dizziness. Learn more: Are there any questions or comments? ## WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THIS DRUG IS MIXED WITH ALCOHOL? Any other dangerous side effects? Thanks ## @Very concerned You die. ## I take this with Alcohol once or twice a week. You don't die. Diphenhydramine is Benadryl. It is used as a sleep aid as well, and Alcohol will amplify the effects of it. While taking the recommended dose (25-50mg), you'll just get buzzed quicker and fall asleep faster. ## It's not good for your liver to drink on them
Updated 1 month ago.
 
zzzquil and Type 2 Diabetes
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Is this safe for a person with Type 2 Diabetes? I think it is loaded with sugars but cannot find any exact information about this. I think it might be the reason my sugar count has been up for the past month. I have a problem staying asleep and have been using zzzquil for the past month or so and it seems to help, but if it is keeping my sugar count high I'll have to stop taking it. ## Hello, Larry! How are you? One of the inactive ingredients is high fructose corn syrup, which could raise your sugar levels, especially if you're sensitive to it, as some people tend to be. If you need a sleep aid that doesn't contain it, the active ingredient in this is just Diphenhydramine, 50mgs per dose. Diphenhydramine is available by itself in Benadryl and its generics, as well as in pro...
Updated 1 month ago.
 
lit pink and white capsule with no numbers on it!!
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would ya know what kind of pill this is!! i found it out side of the end of my drive way.of my house on the ground.i do not need for my Daughter to get a hold of it.please let me know what the it is.Thanks..... ## Hello, Lynn! How are you? If there are no markings on it, it is most likely an over the counter product. There are some Diphenhydramine capsules that match this description, they are a generic or store brand of Benadryl, which is used to treat allergies. I'm not certain, but I'll do some more looking and post back, when I have more information for you. Does anyone else have any idea of what this contains?
Updated 2 months ago.
 
Pill Blue D263
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i found this pilll and am wondering wat is is since i found it in mysons closet in therer ## The only thing I can find that matches this is an over the counter product that is sold as a night time sleep aid, it contains 25mgs of Diphenhydramine. It's described as being oblong, blue, with a half moon logo on one side and the number 263 on the other. Learn more Diphenhydramine details here. Could this possibly be the tablet you found? ## The blue one with Dr on it what is the strongest strength and what systems do you have to get the doctor to give me some
Updated 2 months ago.
 
what is q dryl
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used in compounding prescription with lido 2% & antacid liq, pre ## Hi Janet, How's it going? Based on my research, "Q-Dryl" reportedly contains the active ingredient Diphenhydramine. This medication is mainly indicated for the temporarily relieve of allergy symptoms (such as sneezing, runny nose, itchy, watery eyes, etc), but has other off-label uses as well. You can learn more about this drug on the page for Diphenhydramine Details I hope this helps answer your question!
Updated 3 months ago.
 
diphenhydram cap 50mg
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What this medication for? Allergy ## Hello, Dennis! How are you? Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine that has quite a few medical uses, including treating allergies. It can also be used to help prevent nausea, for sedation and to induce sleep. Side effects may include dizziness, drowsiness and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 3 months ago.
 
blue pill 44367*
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Diphenhydramine HCI 25 mg-Night time sleep-aid ## Hello, Nicolle! How are you? While it is used as a sleep aid, because it causes drowsiness as a side effect, this is actually an antihistamine. This is the same active ingredient that's found in Benadryl and used to treat allergic reactions. Other side effects may also include dizziness and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 6 months ago.
 
diphenhydramine HCL 25 mg phenylephrine HCL 10 mg
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blue oblong tablet 44-485 imprint LNK Int'l ## i just need to know what this medicine is called ## don't know BRAND name but it's an antihistamine w/ decongestent - for colds, flu, allergies- relieves stuffed & running nose ## There are many, many brand names for this, since it is an over the counter item, this version is just a generic or store brand of it. ## Just to add, the manufacturer LNK International calls it 'Complete Allergy D Tablets', with a national brand equivalent of Benadryl-D. [1] Do you have any other questions or information to add? Please post back if you do... References [1] (page 6) ## THNANK YOU SO MUCH. I FOUND IT IN MY PURSE WHILE LOOKING FOR A GOOD DECONGESTANT, BUT I DID NOT WANT A BENEDRYL. ALL COMMENTS/POSTS WERE VERY HELPFUL. THNX AG...
Updated 7 months ago.
 
bebecal sedative digestive carminative
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is it safe for colicy infants, the ingredients made of..each 5 ml contains 15 mg diphenhydramine HCL, 75mg chloral hydrate, and 0.05 ml belladonna tincture. ## i have 2 month age garil i gave her bebe cal syrup at night pleas has any said effect ## can i give my baby bebecal everyday ? ## My baby is 2mts and i have been giving him bebecal everyday and he has been sleeping all night.Im worried and would like to know the following 1 Can the syrup may a side effect as it is a sedative 2 can my child become addited to it 3 is it normal for an infant of 2mts to sleep from 10.30pm till 6.30 am Awaitingyour seponse ! thank you ## Where can you get bebecal? ## Did you ever get answers to your questions? I share the same inquires and would like to know the answers. ## Did you continue to give th...
Updated 7 months ago.
 

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.

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