UNISOM SLEEPGELS OTC

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UNISOM SLEEPGELS

Sleep-wake disorders
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Diphenhydramine HCl 50mg; gelcaps.

Company:

Chattem Inc.

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Indications for UNISOM SLEEPGELS:

Short-term (≤ 2 weeks) treatment of insomnia.

Adult:

50mg at bedtime.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Asthma. Lower respiratory disorders. Glaucoma. Hyperthyroidism. Hypertension. Cardiovascular disease. GI or urinary obstruction. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants. Concomitant diphenhydramine products (including topicals): not recommended. Additive effects with other other anticholinergics.

See Also:

UNISOM SLEEPTABS

Pharmacological Class:

Hypnotic (anticholinergic).

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, dizziness, anticholinergic effects, paradoxical excitement.

How Supplied:

Gelcaps—8, 16, 32, 64
Tabs—8, 16, 32, 48, 64