Benadryl Allergy Generic Name & Formulations
Diphenhydramine HCl 25mg; tabs; dye-free liq-filled softgels.
Tabs—24, 48, 100; Dye-free softgels—24; Allergy Liq—4oz, 8oz; Dye-free Liq—4oz; Inj—contact supplier
Benadryl Allergy Indications
Symptoms of upper respiratory allergies. Rhinorrhea/sneezing due to common cold.
Benadryl Allergy Dosage and Administration
25–50mg every 4–6hrs; max 300mg/day.
<6yrs: individualize. 6–12yrs: 12.5–25mg every 4–6hrs; max 150mg/day.
Benadryl Allergy Contraindications
Neonates. Premature infants. Acute asthma. Concomitant diphenhydramine products (including topicals).
Benadryl Allergy Boxed Warnings
Benadryl Allergy 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.
Benadryl Allergy Pharmacokinetics
Benadryl Allergy Interactions
Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants. Potentiates anticholinergic effects with MAOIs.
Benadryl Allergy Adverse Reactions
Drowsiness, dizziness, anticholinergic effects, excitability in children.
Benadryl Allergy Clinical Trials
Benadryl Allergy Note
Benadryl Allergy Patient Counseling