ZZZQUIL OTC

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ZZZQUIL

Sleep-wake disorders
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Diphenhydramine HCl 25mg; liquicaps.

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Indications for ZZZQUIL:

Relief of occasional sleeplessness.

Adult:

50mg at bedtime as needed.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Asthma. Emphysema. Chronic bronchitis. Glaucoma. Cardiovascular disease. GI or GU obstruction. Reevaluate if no response or symptoms persist after 2 weeks. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants. Concomitant other diphenhydramine products (including topicals): not recommended. Additive effects with other antihistamines, anticholinergics, sedatives, tranquilizers or other nighttime cold/fu products (eg, NyQuil); avoid.

See Also:

ZZZQUIL LIQUID

Pharmacological Class:

Hypnotic (anticholinergic).

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, dizziness, anticholinergic effects, paradoxical excitement.

How Supplied:

Liquicaps—12, 24, 48; Liq—6oz, 12oz