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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 non-prescription sleep aid, especially in the form of diphenhydramine citrate. It is produced and marketed under the tr...

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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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zzzquil and Type 2 Diabetes
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 19 hours ago.
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lit pink and white capsule with no numbers on it!!
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 22 days ago.
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Pill Blue D263
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 1 month ago.
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what is q dryl
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 1 month ago.
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diphenhydram cap 50mg
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 1 month ago.
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blue pill 44367*
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 4 months ago.
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diphenhydramine HCL 25 mg phenylephrine HCL 10 mg
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 5 months ago.
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bebecal sedative digestive carminative
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 5 months ago.
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diphenhydramine sleeping tablet
It a small round plain white tablet. I'm would just like to know the mg before taking ## Hello, Crystal! How are you? I can't tell you anything about it without some markings or something to go by, if there aren't any, we can't even be certain of what the tablet contains. That said, Diphenhydramine is actually not a sleep medication, it is an antihistamine that can cause drowsiness as a side effect, that is often augmented when Acetaminophen is added, so it is often used to help induce sleep. Do you know anything else about the tablet you're questioning?
Updated 6 months ago.
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spider bite
I have what I believe is a spider bite on my thigh that is red and swollen. It has a hard mass just under the skin and hurts to have anything touch it. The bite is two small puncture holes but the swelling and dark redness much larger , the whole inside of my thigh. My neighbor gave me these pink pills with 44-239 to take for this, what do you think about that? ## Hello, Jeff! How are you? You need to see a doctor for this, it may need to be lanced and drained, from your description, that sounds venomous, rather than just like an allergic reaction. The tablets you've been given are just over the counter 25mg Diphenhydramine, a generic for Benadryl, used to treat allergies and allergic reactions. They will not do much if you've got an abscess forming from venom. Is there anything...
Updated 6 months ago.
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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.

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