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Drug Name:

BENADRYL ALLERGY OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Diphenhydramine HCl 25mg; caps; tabs; dye-free liq-filled softgels.

Company:
McNeil Consumer Healthcare

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for BENADRYL ALLERGY:

Symptoms of upper respiratory allergies. Rhinorrhea/sneezing due to common cold.

Adult:

25–50mg every 4–6hrs; max 300mg/day.

Children:

<6yrs: individualize. 6–12yrs: 12.5–25mg every 4–6hrs; max 150mg/day.

Contraindications:

Neonates. Premature infants. Acute asthma. Concomitant diphenhydramine products (including topicals).

Warnings/Precautions:

Asthma and lower respiratory disorders. Glaucoma. Hyperthyroidism. Hypertension. Cardiovascular disease. GI or urinary obstruction. Sodium-restricted diet. Children. Pregnancy (Cat.B in 3rd trimester): not recommended. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants. Potentiates anticholinergic effects with MAOIs.

See Also:

BENADRYL ALLERGY LIQUID

Diphenhydramine Injection

Pharmacological Class:

Antihistamine.

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, dizziness, anticholinergic effects, excitability in children.

How Supplied:

Caps—24, 48; Tabs—24, 48, 100; Dye-free softgels—24; Allergy Liq—4oz, 8oz; Dye-free Liq—4oz; Inj—contact supplier

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