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Benadryl Dr Bottle Of 50ml Syrup
Benadryl Dr Bottle Of 50ml Syrup

Benadryl Dr Bottle Of 50ml Syrup

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Benadryl Dr 15 MG/5ML Description

Benadryl Dr Syrup is used to treat dry cough. It contains dextromethorphan, an antitussive medicine that suppresses the cough. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration a

s prescribed. Driving and handling any machinery should be avoided because this medicine can make you feel dizzy. Before using the Benadryl Dr Syrup, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.


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ContainsDextromethorphan(15.0 Mg/5ml)
UsesDry cough
Side effectsItching, rashes, redness, dizziness, drowsiness, sleepiness
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Uses of Benadryl Dr 15 MG/5ML

Benadryl Dr Syrup is used for the relief of persistent dry cough.

Contraindications of Benadryl Dr 15 MG/5ML

  • If you are allergic to dextromethorphan or any of the ingredients of Benadryl Dr Syrup.
  • If you are already taking any medicines for psychiatric disorders such as Escitalopram, Mirtazapine.
  • If you are at risk of developing respiratory disorders like breathing difficulty.
  • It should not be given to children below 12 years of age.

Side effects of Benadryl Dr 15 MG/5ML

  • Itching, rashes
  • Dizziness, drowsiness, sleepiness
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain

Precautions and Warnings of Benadryl Dr 15 MG/5ML



Can I take Benadryl Dr Syrup during pregnancy?
There is limited information on the use of Benadryl Dr Syrup in pregnancy. Hence it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Benadryl Dr Syrup while breastfeeding?
Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding, as no information is available on the use of the Benadryl Dr Syrup during breastfeeding. Your doctor will tell you about the use of this medicine after assessing the benefits over risks.


Can I drive if I have consumed Benadryl Dr Syrup?
Benadryl Dr Syrup can affect your driving ability. If you feel any symptoms like dizziness or drowsiness, try to avoid driving or operating any machinery.


Can I consume alcohol with Benadryl Dr Syrup?
Alcohol intake along with Benadryl Dr Syrup can cause sedation. It is advisable to avoid alcohol consumption during the treatment.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from persistent cough or asthma.
  • You have a liver problem because it requires much caution.
  • You have been told by your doctor that you are a slow metabolizer of medicines used for psychiatric disorders (CYP2D6). Doctors advise caution for such patients.
  • You are already taking any other cough/cold medicines or any other medicines to treat mental conditions, as it may enhance the side effects.
  • Your child develops an allergy, then it should be used with caution.
  • You have previously suffered from withdrawal symptoms like aggression, anxiety, sweating when you suddenly stopped taking drugs or alcohol.

Mode of Action of Benadryl Dr 15 MG/5ML

How Does It Work?

Benadryl Dr Syrup acts by suppressing the cough centre in the brain and stops or suppresses the cough.

Directions for Use of Benadryl Dr 15 MG/5ML

  • Take Benadryl Dr Syrup as per doctor's prescription.
  • Shake well before the use and use a measuring cup or spoon for measurement.
  • Do not take more than four doses in 24 hours.

Interactions of Benadryl Dr 15 MG/5ML

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Benadryl Dr 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.
  • Concomitant use of the Benadryl Dr Syrup and medicine to treat psychiatric disorders such as Selegiline, Rasagiline should be avoided, as there are chances of adverse effects like high fever, hallucin...
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  • Simultaneous use of this medicine along with the medicines used to treat psychiatric disorders such as Amitriptyline, Citalopram, can lead to adverse effects like aggression, confusion, diarrhoea, res...
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  • Other medicines are Amiodarone, Flecainide, and Propafenone, Sertraline, Bupropion, Methadone, Cinacalcet, Haloperidol, Perphenazine, and Thioridazine, Quinidine, and Terbinafine, which may affect the...
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  • Concomitant use of this medicine with alcohol, antiallergic medicines, and medicines used to treat psychiatric diseases may enhance the sedative effect of the medicine

Storage and disposal of Benadryl Dr 15 MG/5ML

  • Store Benadryl Dr Syrup below 30°C.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets

Dosage of Benadryl Dr 15 MG/5ML


Symptoms of overdose may include uncontrolled movement of eyes, dilation of pupil, nausea, vomiting, depression, excitation, laziness, dizziness, slurred speech, mental confusion, breathing difficulty...
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Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Benadryl Dr Syrup, then take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: I have a cough, can I take Benadryl Dr Syrup?

A: Benadryl Dr Syrup is for dry cough only. You should consult a doctor before taking this medicine. Do not self medicate without consulting the doctor.

Q: Any precautions do I need to take before starting this treatment with Benadryl Dr Syrup?

A: Yes, you should tell your doctor if you are already taking any other cough medicines, any medicines for brain disease as it may enhance the side effects.

Q: Does Benadryl Dr Syrup contain steroids?

A: No, Benadryl Dr Syrup does not contain steroids, it contains Dextromethorphan, an antitussive medicine that suppresses the cough.

Q: How long should I take Benadryl Dr Syrup?

A: You should take Benadryl Dr Syrup in doses and duration prescribed by your doctor, as it shall be based on your medical diagnosis.

Q: Is Benadryl Dr Syrup for dry cough?

A: Yes, Benadryl Dr Syrup is good for dry cough. It is an antitussive medicine that suppresses coughing.

Q: When should you take Benadryl Dr Syrup?

A: You must take Benadryl Dr Syrup exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Usually, it should be taken 30 minutes before sleep for uninterrupted and sound sleep.
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Last Updated on: 21 May 2022 | 07:34 PM (IST)

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