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Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 450ml Syrup
Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 450ml Syrup

Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 450ml Syrup

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450ml Syrup in Bottle
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Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 450ml Syrup Description

Benadryl is cough syrup. It is used for treating cough and cold. It also relieves symptoms like runny nose, sneezing, sore throat, watery eyes. Benadryl syrup contains a combination of diphenhydramin

, ammonium chloride and sodium citrate. Cough is the body’s natural reflex to expel any foreign matter that is accumulated in the airways. It is a noisy expulsion of air from the lungs. Most people with a cold or flu develop a cough. It can be dry and itchy or chesty and phlegmy. Benadryl syrup works by fighting against allergens that cause cold and flu. It also thins the mucous and makes it easier to expel. Take this medicine as directed by your doctor. Benadryl syrup should not be used for children below 2 years of age without medical advice. Do not consume more than the recommended dose and keep a gap of at least 4 hours between two consecutive doses.

Product Summary

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ContainsAmmonium Chloride(138.0 Mg) + Diphenhydramine(14.08 Mg) + Sodium Citrate(57.03 Mg) + Ethanol(0.2625 Ml)
UsesCommon cold and cough
Side effectsDrowsiness, dizziness, fatigue, nausea, vomiting
TherapyCOUGH COLD PREPARATION
Check more medicines with composition as Ammonium Chloride(138.0 Mg) + Diphenhydramine(14.08 Mg) + Sodium Citrate(57.03 Mg) + Ethanol(0.2625 Ml)

Uses of Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 450ml Syrup

  • Relief from cough and cold
  • Soothes sore throat
  • Relieves runny nose, sneezing, sore throat, watery eyes

Contraindications of Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 450ml Syrup

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any other ingredients of Benadryl syrup
  • If you are taking medicines like MAO inhibitors (Selegiline, Phenelzine, etc.) which are used for psychiatric illness
  • If you have glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye which produces painful, red eyes and gradual vision loss)
  • If you have ulcers in the stomach and intestine (symptoms like vomiting, acidity, indigestion, bleeding, black stool) or any problems related to your stomach
  • If you have prostate problems (conditions like benign prostatic hyperplasia which is characterized by difficulty in urination, frequent urge to go to urination and dribbling of urine)
  • If you have liver or kidney problems
  • If you have an asthma attack
  • If you are breastfeeding
  • If you are taking other sedating antihistamines medicines like Promethazine and Chlorphenamine

Side effects of Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 450ml Syrup

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness, fatigue
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Blurry vision
  • Nervousness, fits
  • Thicker phlegm
  • Skin rashes and itching

Precautions and Warnings of Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 450ml Syrup

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Benadryl Formula Cough Syrup during pregnancy?
A:
Benadryl syrup should be avoided during pregnancy as it may cause harm to the unborn baby. If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, you should consult your doctor before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Benadryl Formula Cough Syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
Benadryl syrup should not be used during breastfeeding as it passes into human milk and could harm the breastfed baby. Consult your doctor before using it while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Benadryl Formula Cough Syrup?
A:
Benadryl syrup may cause blurring of vision and drowsiness as a side effect. It is advisable to avoid driving, operate heavy machinery or any activity that needs alertness or clear vision during the treatment.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Benadryl Formula Cough Syrup?
A:
You should not consume alcohol while taking Benadryl syrup as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any breathing problems, pneumonia, asthma or any other disease
  • You have glaucoma or fit
  • You have any problems with your liver or kidney
  • You consume alcohol regularly
  • You are above 65 years of age as older individuals should be cautious while using this medicine as they are more prone to develop dizziness and urination problems with this medicine.
  • Do not use this medicine to make a child sleepy
  • In young children, this medicine may produce excitement instead of drowsiness. So, be cautious while using it.
  • Stop using this medicine and ask a doctor if cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back or is accompanied by fever, rash or persistent headache. These could be the signs of a serious condition.
  • Do not share this medicine with another if they have similar symptoms

Mode of Action of Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 450ml Syrup

How Does It Work?

  • The contents of Benadryl syrup helps in relieving cough with phlegm. Allergic symptoms like runny nose, stuffy nose, coughing, sneezing, red and watery eyes are controlled with an antihistaminic medic...
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  • Ammonium chloride is an expectorant agent which increases the water content in the windpipe. Therefore, cough associated with thick mucus (phlegm) is relieved by making the mucus easy to expel.
  • Sodium citrate is a mucolytic agent which decreases the consistency of this mucus and makes it thin. Thus, these agents help to remove this mucus from the windpipe and lungs and improve the patient’s ...
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Directions for Use of Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 450ml Syrup

  • Take Benadryl cough syrup as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake well before use
  • Read the instructions on the bottle before usage.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon or a dropper for the exact quantity.
  • Do not stop taking Benadryl syrup on your own.
  • Do not take more than 4 doses in a day.

Interactions of Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 450ml Syrup

Interactions with other medicines

  • Benadryl syrup may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have ...
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  • Benadryl cough syrup should not be used concomitantly with MAO inhibitors like Selegiline and Isocarboxazid (used for psychiatric illness). It produces a condition called serotonin syndrome which is a...
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  • Concomitant use of this syrup with other anti-allergic medicines like Cetirizine, medicines like Atropine, Benztropine (used to treat travel or motion sickness, stomach cramps, Parkinson’s disease), o...
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  • Other medicines like Amitriptyline, Doxepin and Ephedrine should be used with caution along with this syrup.

Storage and disposal of Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 450ml Syrup

  • Store Benadryl cough syrup in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines. Discard any unused medicine properly. Do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 450ml Syrup

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much Benadryl cough syrup, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Benadryl cough syrup, take it as soon as you remember, however, if it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not ta...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take Benadryl syrup with other anti-allergic medicines?

A: Benadryl syrup already contains an anti-allergic medicine in it. If you use it with other anti-allergic medicine, it will increase the side effects of this medicine which can be serious and needs emergency treatment so always avoid using other medicines with it or inform your doctor about that.

Q: Can Benadryl cough formula be taken by diabetic patients?

A: Benadryl may interact with the action of certain anti-diabetic medicines. Thus, inform your doctor before taking this syrup if you are on antidiabetic medicines. Benadryl syrup may also make you drowsy and can mast the side effect of low or high blood sugar. This syrup should only be used by a diabetic if prescribed by a doctor.

Q: What is the dosage of Benadryl for allergic cough?

A: The dose and frequency of taking this medicine are decided by your doctor. Do not take more than recommended daily dose of this medicine. You should keep a gap of at least 6 hours between the consecutive dose of this syrup.

Q: Does Benadryl make you sleep?

A: Benadryl can make one sleepy. Benadryl is an anti-allergic medicine. It acts by blocking the action of a chemical called histamine. Histamine is also involved in the regulation of sleep and wakefulness. Blocking the action of it can lead to sleepiness or dizziness. However, this may not be experienced by everyone taking this syrup.

Q: Can Benadryl cough syrup be used for anxiety?

A: No, this syrup should not be used for anxiety. Benadryl syrup is used to treat cough, cold and relieve symptoms like sneezing, runny and stuffy nose, watery eyes, etc.

Q: How does Benadryl cough syrup work?

A: A productive cough is a type of cough which is associated with a lot of thick viscid mucus. This mucus gets stick in the windpipe and lungs, due to which patients experience lots of coughing. If not treated, it may lead to more complications. A component of this syrup which is an expectorant agent increases the water content in the windpipe. Another ingredient of this syrup, which is a mucolytic agent, decreases the consistency of this mucus and makes it thin. Thus, it helps to remove this mucus from the windpipe and lungs and improves the patient’s condition.

Q: How often can I take Benadryl syrup?

A: You should take Benadryl syrup in doses and duration as recommended by your doctor. You should not take more than 4 doses in a day.

Q: My colleague has similar symptoms can I recommend Benadryl syrup to him?

A: No, you should not as different underlying conditions produce similar symptoms which the doctor can decide after careful clinical examinations. Benadryl cough syrup also has many contraindications and side effects which ignored can lead to severe conditions. So, do not recommend self-administration. Ask your friend to use it only after the doctor’s advice.

Q: Can we use Benadryl cough syrup in elder patients?

A: Elderly patients are more prone to the side effects of this medicine. Also, conditions like glaucoma, prostate problem, liver and kidney diseases are more prevalent in the elderly population which aggravates the side effects of this medicine. So, always consult a doctor before using it in elderly patients.

Q: How long does it take for Benadryl syrup to show its effect?

A: Benadryl syrup approximately acts within 15 to 30 minutes after taking it but it may differ from person to person.

Q: What is Benadryl syrup used for?

A: Benadryl syrup is used for treating cough and cold. It also relieves symptoms like runny nose, sneezing, sore throat, watery eyes.

Q: What is the composition of Benadryl syrup?

A: Benadryl syrup contains a combination of diphenhydramine, ammonium chloride and sodium citrate, as its active ingredient.

Q: Who should not take Benadryl cough syrup?

A: You should not take Benadryl cough syrup if you have a medical condition like glaucoma, stomach ulcers, liver or kidney problem, etc. Also, if you are taking or have recently taken any medicine for brain-related illness. You must inform the doctor about detailed medical history before taking this syrup.

Q: What are the negative effects of Benadryl?

A: Drowsiness, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, blurry vision, thick phlegm, rash are a few common side effects of this syrup. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on their own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.
Product Details
Brand
BENADRYL
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
28/02/2024
Last Updated on: 04 Feb 2022 | 08:18 AM (IST)

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