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diphenhydramine
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Diphenhydramine
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Benadryl; Benylin; Nytol; Sominex; DPH
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Antihistamine; Sedative; Antiemetic; Antivertigo; Antitussive; Topical Anaesthetic
CHEMICAL NAME
2-(diphenylmethoxy)-N,N-dimethylethylamine
DESCRIPTION
Diphenhydramine (DPH) is an antihistamine with anticholinergic and sedative effects. It is found in both OTC and prescription drugs used in the treatment of allergy-related symptoms, some cold and flu symptoms, insomnia, motion sickness and Parkinson's disease.
CAUTION
Many oral diphenhydramine preparations contain analgesics such as acetaminophen/paracetamol or aspirin, which can be toxic to the liver in high doses.
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