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diphenhydramine

 [di″fen-hi´drah-mēn]
an antihistamine with anticholinergic effects; the hydrochloride salt is used for relief of allergic symptoms, for treatment of anaphylaxis, parkinsonism, and motion sickness or other causes of nausea, vomiting, or vertigo, and as an antitussive; administered orally, intramuscularly, or intravenously. The hydrochloride and citrate salts are used as sedatives and hypnotics and as ingredients in cough and cold preparations; administered orally.

diphenhydramine

/di·phen·hy·dra·mine/ (di″fen-hi´drah-mēn) a potent antihistamine, used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of allergic symptoms and for its anticholinergic, antitussive, antiemetic, antivertigo, and antidyskinetic effects, and as the hydrochloride or citrate salt as a sedative and hypnotic.

diphenhydramine

(dī′fĕn-hī′drə-mēn′, -mĭn)
n.
A sedating antihistamine drug, C17H21NO, used usually in the form of its hydrochloride to treat symptoms of colds and allergic conditions, motion sickness, insomnia, and parkinsonism.

Benadryl

A proprietary antihistamine developed in the mid-1940s which, like other older sedating agents, has been associated with fatal RTAs/MVAs.
 
Adverse effects Drowsiness, heartburn, dizziness.

diphenhydramine

Diphenadril An anticholinergic and sedative antihistamine. See Imipramine.

diphenhydramine

An ANTIHISTAMINE drug with useful sedative and anti-itching properties. It is a constituent in many over-the counter cough and decongestant remedies with brand names such as Benylin Chesty Cough, Benylin Children's Night Coughs, Benylin with Codeine, Benylin Cough and Congestion, Benylin Dry Cough, Boots Night Time Cough Syrup, Benylin Expectorant, Contac 400, Conovia Night Time Formula, Nirolex for Night Time Coughs, Nytol and so on.

diphenhydramine

an antihistamine used as the hydrochloride in treatment of allergic disorders and also for its sedative, antiemetic, antitussive, local anesthetic, and anticholinergic effects. Well known as Benadryl.
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