Benadryl relieves symptoms of allergies and hay fever including runny/stuffy nose, nasal congestion, and itchy/watery eyes. May cause drowsiness.
Benadryl is an over the counter medication used to treat the symptoms of seasonal allergies and hay fever. Benadryl can also be used for trouble sleeping, motion sickness, coughing, and Parkinsonism. Benadryl belongs to a group of drugs called Histamine H1 Antagonists (antihistamine). Antihistamines work by blocking the action of histamine, which is known to trigger allergy symptoms.
This medication comes in a tablet, capsule and oral (by mouth) solution and is taken every 4 to 8 hours as needed, with or without food.
Common side effects of Benadryl include confusion, dry mouth, and blurry vision. Benadryl can also cause drowsiness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Benadryl affects you.
How was your experience with Benadryl?
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company, Division of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.
Lil' Drug Store Products, Inc.
McNeil Consumer Healthcare Div of McNeil-PPC, Inc.
McNeil Consumer Healthcare Div. McNeil-PPC, Inc
Pfizer Inc. Consumer Health Care Group
Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals Group
Rebel Distributors Corp..
For more information on this medication choose from the list of selections below.
Benadryl Drug Class
Benadryl is part of the drug class: