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Benadryl

Benadryl

PATIENT INFORMATION

Do not use

Ask a doctor before use if you have

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product

do not use more than directed

  • marked drowsiness may occur
  • avoid alcoholic drinks
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
  • excitability may occur, especially in children

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • redness or swelling is present
  • sore throat is severe
  • you get nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
  • new symptoms occur
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • pain, cough or nasal congestion gets worse or lasts more than 5 days (children) or 7 days (adults)
  • sore throat lasts for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, swelling, nausea, or vomiting
  • cough comes back or occurs with rash or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition.

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children.

Questions?

call 1-800-524-2624 (English/Spanish), weekdays, 9 AM - 5 PM EST.

Last reviewed on RxList: 11/13/2007
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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