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Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 50ml Syrup
Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 50ml Syrup

Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 50ml Syrup

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Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 50ml Syrup Description

Benadryl Syrup is a cough and cold medicine. It is used to reduce cough associated with thick sputum. It also reduces runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and congestion. Benadryl Syrup is a

combination medicine containing diphenhydramine, ammonium chloride, and sodium citrate as active substances. If you experience drowsiness after taking this medicine, do not drive vehicles or operate machinery for 4 to 6 hours after taking the last dose. Talk to your doctor if coughing persists for more than 4 days or if you have any medical condition, or are pregnant or breastfeeding. Before starting the treatment with Benadryl Syrup, inform the doctor about your detailed medical history. Shake well before use.


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ContainsAmmonium Chloride(138.0 Mg) + Diphenhydramine(14.08 Mg) + Sodium Citrate(57.03 Mg) + Ethanol(0.2625 Ml)
UsesCough and cold
Side effectsDrowsiness, tiredness, nausea, vomiting
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Uses of Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 50ml Syrup

  • Benadryl Syrup is used to treat cough and cold, especially associated with phlegm.
  • It is also used to relieve symptoms like sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, and stuffy nose.

Contraindications of Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 50ml Syrup

  • If you are allergic to diphenhydramine, ammonium chloride, sodium citrate, or any of the 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 Chlorpheniramine.

Side effects of Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 50ml Syrup

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 50ml Syrup



Can I take Benadryl Syrup during pregnancy?
If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, you should consult your doctor before starting Benadryl Syrup.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Benadryl Syrup while breastfeeding?
Components of Benadryl Syrup passes into breast milk thus consult your doctor before using it while breastfeeding.


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


Can I consume alcohol with Benadryl Syrup?
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 the 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 Benadryl Syrup with another if they have similar symptoms.

Mode of Action of Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 50ml Syrup

How Does It Work?

  • Benadryl Syrup is a combination medicine containing diphenhydramine, ammonium chloride, and sodium citrate which helps in reducing cough with phlegm.
  • Diphenhydramine blocks the effects of allergic chemicals and provides relief from allergic symptoms such as running nose and watery eyes.
  • 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 50ml Syrup

  • Take Benadryl Syrup as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon, or dropper for the exact quantity.
  • Do not stop taking Benadryl Syrup on your own.
  • Do not take more than the recommended dose.

Interactions of Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 50ml Syrup

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Benadryl Syrup works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction
  • Benadryl 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 life-...
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  • Concomitant use of this medicine with other anti-allergic medicines like Cetirizine, medicines like Atropine, Benztropine (used to treat travel or motion sickness, stomach cramps, Parkinson’s disease)...
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  • Other medicines like Amitriptyline, Doxepin and Ephedrine should be used with caution.

Storage and disposal of Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 50ml Syrup

  • Store Benadryl Syrup below 30°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Benadryl Cough Formula Bottle Of 50ml Syrup


In case of an overdose of Benadryl Syrup, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Benadryl Syrup, take it as soon as you remember it. If it’s time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


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

A: Benadryl Syrup already contains an anti-allergic medicine. 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 Syrup be used for anxiety?

A: No, this medicine 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 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: Is Benadryl Syrup an antibiotic?

A: No, Benadryl Syrup is not an antibiotic. It is a cough and cold preparation. It is a combination of diphenhydramine which is an anti-allergic medicine, ammonium chloride which is an expectorant agent, and sodium citrate which is a mucolytic agent.
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Last Updated on: 30 Jul 2022 | 11:44 AM (IST)
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