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Diphenhydramine

Category: Allergies, Cough & Cold

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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: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diphenhydramine

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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 1 month 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 months ago.
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number 44-485
blue oblong pill. What is it and what is it for? ## Hello, Jan! How are you? This tablet contains 25mgs of Diphenhydramine and 10mgs of Phenylephrine, it is an over the counter product that's used to treat cold and allergy symptoms. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 6 months ago.
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Tablet Name Sleeping Pills
i cant sleep in the nights Please suggest me and give the tablets names ## Have you seen a doctor for this? Insomnia can have natural causes, or it can be caused by other medical conditions and if that is the case, you will need proper treatment for such a condition, in order to rectify the problem. Some medications used to treat it require a doctor's prescription, while some are available over the counter, however, since I don't know what country you are in, I don't know what your exact options are. Many over the counter products use Diphenhydramine as their active ingredient, since it is an antihistamine that causes drowsiness as a side effect. ## i just want to know about the tablets like alprax .. for my knowledge ...and suggest me in every posible way
Updated 6 months ago.
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pink pill with the numbers 44 329
Is this pill good for an allergic reaction that cause you to have hives that itch real bad ## Hello, Lesa! How are you? This tablet contains 25mgs of Diphenhydramine, which is an antihistamine that's used to treat allergic reactions, it's even the first choice used if you have a bad one and go to the ER. Learn more Diphenhydramine details here. However, it can cause some pretty serious drowsiness, so it shouldn't be taken at a time when you need to be alert, such as when you need to drive or operate machinery. You should also only take it, if your doctor says that it is safe for you. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 7 months ago.
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pink oval shaped pill with no imprints
more of a capsule shape pink in color no imprint on either side ## Hello, Judy! How are you? Without any imprints, it's difficult to narrow down an identification with any certainty. We can rule it out as being a U.S. manufactured and approved prescription tablet, since they are all required to have imprints to enable their identification. That means that it's most likely an over the counter product and that leaves it wide open to many possibilities. Just as an example, I have some tablets matching this description sitting on my shelf right now, they contain 25mgs of Diphenhydramine, a store brand of Benadryl, which is used to treat allergies. Learn more Benadryl details here. I'll keep looking and post back, when I have information for you. Does anyone else have any idea of...
Updated 7 months ago.
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pink and white capsule e648
pink and white capsule e648 ## what is this pill,and what is it used for. ## This is Diphenhydramine 25mgs, a generic or store brand of Benadryl for allergies. ## correct, the capsule is in fact Diphenhydramine... However this medication in point of fact is also VERY commonly used as a sleep aid which you can find at any corner drug store, as well as in the same strength in Tylenol PM Sominex etc. Benadryl, or Benehist are Antihistemines for allergies.. which do as well make you drowsy... ## the pill is half pink and half white it says e648 on it ## My brother is in the Army and I found them in the pocket of his pants. So i just wanted to known if they can be fatal. They were just in a bag, not even in a box or a bottle. ## What is a shocker. My friends make this hand sign kinda like th...
Updated 8 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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