Diphenhydramine

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Diphenhydramine is a commonly used antihistamine, which is also used for coughs, to aid sleep and for certain symptoms of Parkinson's diease, as well as for allergy symptoms.[1]

Brand names[edit | edit source]

Diphenhydramine is marketed under many different brand names including:

  • Allermax
  • Banophen
  • Benadryl
  • Compoz Nighttime Sleep Aid
  • Diphedryl or Diphenhis
  • Nytol QuickCaps
  • QlearQuil Nightitme Allergy Relief
  • Siladryl Allergy
  • Silphen Cough
  • Sominex
  • Tranquil
  • Twilite
  • Vanamine PD
  • Z-Sleep
  • ZzzQuil[1]

Theory[edit | edit source]

Evidence[edit | edit source]

Clinicians[edit | edit source]

Risks and safety[edit | edit source]

Side effects include dizziness and drowsiness.[1]

Costs and availability[edit | edit source]

Diphenhydramine is available over the counter, under many different brand names.[1]

See also[edit | edit source]

Learn more[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.01.11.21.3 "Diphenhydramine Uses, Dosage & Side Effects". Drugs.com. Retrieved Nov 9, 2020. 

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