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Benadryl Dr Bottle Of 100ml Syrup

Benadryl Dr Bottle Of 100ml Syrup

100ml Syrup in Bottle
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Benadryl Dr 15 MG/5ML Description

Benadryl DR syrup is used to treat and reduce a dry cough. It is also used to soothe a sore throat. This syrup contains dextromethorphan, an antitussive medicine that suppresses the cough. Benadryl D

R syrup should be taken as directed by the doctor in doses and duration as 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. This syrup should not be given to children below 12 years of age.


Product Summary

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ContainsDextromethorphan(15.0 Mg/5ml)
UsesDry cough
Side effectsDizziness, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
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Uses of Benadryl Dr 15 MG/5ML

Benadryl DR syrup is used for the relief of persistent dry cough which does not produce any sputum or mucus. It is also used to provide relief from throat irritation, dry itchy feeling in the throat a...
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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 or mirtazapine.
  • If you are at risk of developing respiratory disorders like breathing difficulty.

Side effects of Benadryl Dr 15 MG/5ML

  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Precautions and Warnings of Benadryl Dr 15 MG/5ML



Can I take Benadryl DR syrup during pregnancy?
There is limited information on the effect of Benadryl DR syrup in pregnancy. Hence it is recommended not to use this medicine in pregnant women unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Benadryl DR syrup while breastfeeding?
No information is available if Benadryl DR syrup passes into human breast milk. This medicine should only be used in breastfeeding women if prescribed by your doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed Benadryl DR syrup?
Benadryl DR syrup may cause dizziness or drowsiness. If you experience any such symptoms after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Benadryl DR syrup?
Alcohol intake along with Benadryl DR syrup can cause sleepiness. 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.
  • You are a slow metabolizer of medicines used for psychiatric disorders.
  • You are already taking any other cough/cold medicines or any other medicines to treat mental conditions.
  • Your child develops an allergy after using this medicine.
  • You have previously suffered from withdrawal symptoms like aggression, anxiety, and sweating when you suddenly stopped taking medicines or alcohol.

Mode of Action of Benadryl Dr 15 MG/5ML

How Does It Work?

Benadryl DR syrup acts by suppressing the cough center in the brain which stops or suppresses the cough.

Directions for Use of Benadryl Dr 15 MG/5ML

  • Take Benadryl DR syrup as per the doctor's instruction.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Use a measuring cup or spoon for measurement.
  • Do not take more than four doses in 24 hours.
  • Do not consume it directly from the bottle.

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 Benadryl DR syrup with medicines to treat psychiatric disorders such as selegiline, rasagiline, amitriptyline and citalopram should be avoided, as there are chances of side effects.
  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines like amiodarone, flecainide, propafenone, sertraline, bupropion, methadone, cinacalcet, haloperidol, perphenazine, thioridazine, quinidine a...
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  • Concomitant use of this medicine with alcohol, anti allergic 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 in a cool and dry place.
  • 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, laziness, dizziness, and slurred speech. If you think you have taken too much Benadryl DR syrup, th...
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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 ...
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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.

Q: What is Benadryl DR syrup used for?

  • Benadryl DR syrup is used for the relief of persistent dry cough which does not produce any sputum or mucus.
  • It is also used to provide relief from throat irritation, dry itchy feeling in the throat, and sore throat.

Q: Benadryl DR vs Benadryl CR ?

A: Benadryl DR syrup contains dextromethorphan as the active substance and is used to treat the symptoms of dry cough. Benadryl CR syrup contains ambroxol and guaiphenesin as active substances and is used to treat the symptoms of wet cough. Your doctor will recommend medicine to you based on your signs and symptoms. Do not self-medicate.
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Last Updated on: 15 Apr 2022 | 05:38 PM (IST)

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