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
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diphenhydramine

n. difenhidramina, nombre comercial Benadryl, antihistamínico.

diphenhydramine

n difenhidramina
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Brands include AllerMax, Altaryl Children's Allergy, Banophen, Benadryl, Diphenhist, Dormin, Genahist, Miles Nervine, Nytol, Siladryl, Sleep-eze 3, Sleepwell 2-nite, and Sominex.
TABLE 6 Nonprescription Medications Associated with Sexual Disorders Medication Sexual Disorder antihistamines erectile disorder(*) cimetidine (Tagamet HB) deceased desire (men or women),(*) erectile disorder,(***) gynecomastia(*) dimenhydrinate (Dramamine Marmine, Calm-X, etc) erectile disorder(*) diphenhydramine (Benadryl, Genahist, Nordryl, etc) decreased desire, erectile disorder(*) famotidine (Pepcid AC) erectile disorder(**) naproxen (Aleve) erectile disorder, no ejaculation(*) niacin decreased desire(***) ranitidine (Zantac 75) decreased desire, erectile disorder(*) (*) Case report(s), package insert, or uncertain frequency; (**) infrequent side effect; (***) frequent side effect; (***) very frequent side effect.