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Benadryl

(ˈbɛnədrɪl)
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(Pharmacology) trademark an antihistamine drug used in sleeping tablets; diphenhydramine. Formula: C17H21NO
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Noun1.Benadryl - antihistamine (trade name Benadryl) used to treat allergic reactions involving the nasal passages (hay fever) and also to treat motion sicknessBenadryl - antihistamine (trade name Benadryl) used to treat allergic reactions involving the nasal passages (hay fever) and also to treat motion sickness
antihistamine - a medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site
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Benedryl Use these tablets for allergic reactions or (Diphen-hydramine) severe itching caused by insect bites or bee stings.
Depending on where you are headed, you may need more or less than some travelers: pain relievers for adults and children; itch relief cream; allergy medicine such as Benedryl and asthma inhalers; sun screen; reeds for diarrhea, constipation, and motion sickness; and basic first aid items like Band-Aids and antibacterial cream.
We have tried Benedryl, fish oil pills, natural tranquilizers, omega, Avon Skin So Soft, garlic, Head & Shoulders shampoo, oatmeal and salt baths.
I carry a purse for my EpiPens, inhaler, and Benedryl.
Merezine and Ephedrine and Benedryl, Dramamine and Ketamine and Nyquil.
AoAuJill Smokler admitting that she once gave her healthy child Benedryl to make her fall asleep; the Journal of Pediatrics published research indicating that parents are increasingly using over-the-counter medication to control their kids.