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diphenhydramine

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  • n. An antihistamine and sedative drug that blocks the effect of histamine at H1 receptor sites, reducing smooth muscle contraction.

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  • n. antihistamine (trade name Benadryl) used to treat allergic reactions involving the nasal passages (hay fever) and also to treat motion sickness

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Examples

  • And the medicine known as diphenhydramine (found in many allergy medications and nighttime pain pills) has an “anticholinergic†effect; it blocks communication between nerve cells.

    The Times of India

  • No. You write about diphenhydramine, which is indicated for allergies, motion sickness, insomnia, and mild cases of parkinsonism; Seroquel, which is for mental illness, and it is way more expensive than generic pain medications containing hydrocodone or tramadol;

    Student Doctor Network

  • If the condition persists, your doctor may recommend either an antihistamine such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl Allergy) or doxepin cream (Zonalon); a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory ointment or cream such as tacrolimus (Protopic); or a corticosteroid ointment such as hydrocortisone (Cortaid, Cortizone).

    Q&A: Does cat fur and dander cause eczema?

  • Applying ice and taking acetaminophen (Tylenol) may relieve pain and discomfort, while over-the-counter antihistamines such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl) or clemastine (Tavist) can help reduce itching.

    When Stings, Bites and Scratches from Animals and Insects Occur while in Mexico

  • Watch out for first-generation antihistamines, such as diphenhydramine, the active ingredient in Benadryl, which can worsen memory conditions and cause confusion among people with mild Alzheimer's disease, as well as cause drowsiness, Dr. Pacala says.

    Need a Tissue?

  • · Take an antihistamine, such as diphenhydramine or hydroxyzine, by mouth.

    Chapter 22

  • Medical solutions range from an antihistamine such as diphenhydramine as needed for the itching that can result from mild eczema to topical prescription steroid cream for more serious cases.

    The Seattle Times

  • It's sold under a variety of names for a variety of things; I think anything with "diphenhydramine" as the main ingredient will work.

    Wired Campus

  • OTC antihistamines such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl®), or clemastine (Tavist®) may be used for relieving allergic symptoms of itching, sneezing, and nasal congestion.

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  • Drugs, such as diphenhydramine, which have an anticholinergic effect, are important medical therapies available by prescription and also are sold over the counter.

    Medindia Health News

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