diphenhydramine

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di·phen·hy·dra·mine

 (dī′fĕn-hī′drə-mēn′, -mĭn)
n.
A sedating antihistamine drug, C17H21NO, used usually in the form of its hydrochloride to treat symptoms of colds and allergic conditions, motion sickness, insomnia, and parkinsonism.

diphenhydramine

(ˌdaɪfɛnˈhaɪdrəˌmiːn)
n
a compound used in medicines, in the form of diphenhydramine hydrochloride, as an antihistamine, sedative, and anticholinergic
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Noun1.diphenhydramine - antihistamine (trade name Benadryl) used to treat allergic reactions involving the nasal passages (hay fever) and also to treat motion sicknessdiphenhydramine - 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
Translations

diphenhydramine

n. difenhidramina, nombre comercial Benadryl, antihistamínico.

diphenhydramine

n difenhidramina
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The ACP also says that over-the-counter drugs - diphenhydramine (benadryl Allergy, Nytol, Sominex and generic), doxylamine (Unisom tablets and generic), Advil PM and Tylenol PM - carry risks for older adults.
See your pharmacist See your Try a non-drowsy, over-the-counter See your pharmacist Try a non-drowsy, over-the-counter antihistamine such as Benadryl Allergy Relief (PS3.99 for 12, Superdrug).
Benadryl Allergy Relief Capsules are pounds 3 in supermarkets, but pounds 10.81 for the NHS, Nurofen liquid capsules are pounds 3.37 in stores, but cost the NHS pounds 13.06, and Gaviscon Chewable Tablets cost pounds 1.90, but pounds 6.14 to the NHS.
You can even download the BENADRYL Allergy App straight to your iPad or iPhone, which gives the daily pollen count as well as tips and advice on how to identify and treat your hay fever symptoms.
Affected are certain lots of various adult and children's Tylenol products, Motrin IB tablets and caplets, Benadryl Allergy tablets, Rolaids antacid tablets, Simply Sleep mini-caplets, and St.
The featured products, all offered for $4.99 each, included Benadryl allergy strips, allergy tablets and children's allergy liquid, as well as Sudafed brand nasal spray, cold tablets and children's cold liquids and tablets.