Diphenhydramine – Oral

Why do I need this medicine?

Diphenhydramine is used to relieve symptoms of cold and allergy such as runny nose, sneezing, itching of the nose or throat and itchy and watery eyes. It also helps relieve allergic skin conditions such as hives or itchy rash.

It may also be used for temporary relief of cough due to cold or throat irritation and is also effective for the prevention and treatment of nausea and vomiting, or dizziness that may occur with motion sickness.

This medicine can also help you sleep if you have difficulty sleeping.

This medicine may be used to treat other conditions as decided by your doctor.

How do I take this medicine?

Take Diphenhydramine exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by the doctor.

You may take Diphenhydramine with or without food.

You may stop taking this medicine once you feel better, unless your doctor has instructed you otherwise.

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