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Diphenhydramine

(Di-fen-HI-dra-meen)

Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) is a medication used to help relieve itchiness related to allergic reactions or allergies. It is also used for motion sickness, sleeplessness, and nausea. It is available as a tablet, capsule, liquid, topical cream and topical spray.

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Special Instructions

If Your Child Misses a Dose

Possible Side Effects of Medication

Call Your Child's Doctor If:


Last Updated: 12/2013