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Which of the following auxiliary labels should be affixed to a prescription for Diphenhydramine elixir?

Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) is a Type I sedating antihistamine and should have auxiliary label "May Cause Drowsiness".

Is Diphenhydramine HCI a Narcotic?

No it is not a narcotic. is also known as Benadryl which is available OTC in 25mg strength. A caution with Benadryl is may cause drowsiness which is why it is so good for sleep.

Can diphenhydramine HCL have side effects?

All drugs have side effects. The side effects of diphenhydramine are drowsiness, dry mouth, headache, and confusion.

What is HCI in unisom sleep melts?

That's diphenhydramine HCl (H C L), not HCI. Diphenhydramine is the active ingredient in Benadryl, as well. It causes drowsiness.

Is acetaminophen in sleeping pills?

Tylenol PM contains diphenhydramine (Benadryl) and acetaminophen. Other sleep medications like NyQuil do as well.Acetaminophen by itself does not cause drowsiness. It is the other medications it is mixed with that do.

Can diphenhydramine hci get you high?

Diphenhydramine HCl is the active ingredient in Benadryl, an over the counter antihistamine drug used for allergies and hives. It will not provide it's users with a "high" but will cause substantial drowsiness. In fact, it is the active ingredient in Unisom and many other over the counter sleep aids.

Can you take Allegra and Benadryl at same time?

Yes you may. Allegra "fexofenadine" should have no serious pharmacological reaction with the benadryl "diphenhydramine". Keep in mind they are both antihistamines an drowsiness will occur with the diphenhydramine.

Does diphenhydramine cause hair loss?

Some of the side effects are Dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth, throat, and nose; thickening of mucus in nose or throat, so nothing on hair loss. There can be exceptions but not generally.

Can methadone cause drowsiness?

Methadone will cause drowsiness if it is taken in excess.

Can you mix Tylenol III with Tylenol PM?

No you cannot. Unless your medical doctor advises you other wise. Tylenol 3 is Acetaminophen with a powerful narcotic analgesic called Codeine. Codeine's side effects include but are not limited to: Euphoria, Dizziness, Vomiting, Drowsiness, and Confusion. It is also a well known CNS (Central Nervous System) depressant. Tylenol PM is Acetaminophen with Benadryl or Diphenhydramine. Diphenhydramine is an Antihistamine. It's side effects include: Drowsiness, Dizziness, and occasionally Diarrhea. The mixture of Diphenhydramine and Codeine can cause adverse effects including but not limited to death.

Does Benadryl cause you drowsiness?

Yes, they do cause drowsiness due to the ethanol content in it.

Does Ibuprofen cause drowsiness?

In general, ibuprofen does not cause drowsiness. There are some people who might be affected by the medication in a way that is not standard, so it is possible that it could cause drowsiness in rare cases.

What insect's bite causes drowsiness?

There are several insects that bite that can cause drowsiness. Spiders and insects are known to cause drowsiness if an allergic reaction occurs.

Can you take Tylenol pm with doxycycline hyclate?

Yes. Doxycycline is an antibiotic, and Tylenol pm is a combination of acetaminophen and diphenhydramine (benadryl). They won't counter act each other, or cause any side effects at all, except possibly drowsiness (from the benadryl)

Can you take Benadryl and teva-betahistine together?

Yes, there is no problem in taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with Serc (betahistine). However, it might increase drowsiness.

Does diphenhydramine make you sleepy?

For the majority of people, this antihistamine does produce drowsiness. However, a small percentage of people experience restlessness and even mild agitation, instead.

Does clindamycin cause drowsiness?

From experience I've taken it every four hours and it has cause severe drowsiness

Can Benadryl cause alzheimers?

In caring for an Alzheimer's sufferer, I found that diphenhydramine (Benadryl) significantly worsened symptoms for several days after her 2nd night of taking a 25mg dose. The issue was not daytime drowsiness, or loss of balance. It was a stepwise drop in cognitive ability, cooperativeness, and emotional stability. Antihistamines reduce one's response to pathogens. Perhaps the effect that diphenhydramine has on Alzheimer's patients points to a possible cause or mechanism for the disease. Any research to support this apparent link?

Does NOCOR cause drowsiness?

Yes, just like any other opiate it can cause drowsiness in some people.

Does gonorrhea cause drowsiness?

Gonorrhea does not cause drowsiness. Talk to your health care provider if you are not feeling well.

How does Benadryl work?

Diphenhydramine, the main ingredient in Benadryl, works by blocking histamine at receptor sites. It also decreases central nervous system function, causing drowsiness.

What is a sentence for the word drowsiness?

In general, drowsiness is feeling the need to sleep. Or many of these are known to cause fatigue and daytime drowsiness.

What are the side effects to eating to many dairy products?

Do dairy products cause drowsiness? Do dairy products cause drowsiness?

Can you mix tussionex pennkinetic with benedryl?

Drug/Drug interaction answer: Tussionex Pennkinetic contains a narcotic cough suppressant as well as an antihistamine, both of which can cause drowsiness. However, there is no drug/drug interaction warning about taking Benedryl with it. Benedryl (diphenhydramine) is also an antihistamine and causes drowsiness, so you can take both, but use caution and don't do anything that needs real concentration such as driving.

Can you take hydrocodone and Benadryl together?

Yes. They are safe to take together though may cause marked drowsiness. Be sure to only take as directed.Benadryl, or Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride, is the "active" ingredient in sleeping aids like "Tylenol PM". As drugs go, it's one of the safer ones, and is not subject to abuse.