Common questions

How is Benadryl different from Claritin?

How is Benadryl different from Claritin?

A main difference between Benadryl and Claritin is that Claritin tends to cause less drowsiness and sedation than Benadryl. Benadryl and Claritin are available in generic form and over-the-counter (OTC).

Can I take Benadryl and loratadine together?

No interactions were found between Benadryl and loratadine. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

Can a cat have Benadryl?

Benadryl is generally considered to be safe for cats and is sometimes used to treat allergies and allergic reactions in cats. However, as with any medical problem and treatment, it’s important to reach out to your veterinarian for help before giving your cat anything out of their ordinary routine.

Which is the active ingredient in Benadryl HCl?

1) Diphenhydramine HCl: Diphenhydramine is the one and only active ingredient in Benadryl, and it works by blocking the action of histamine, a substance in the body that causes allergy symptoms, like redness, irritation, itchiness and sneezing, among other things.

Can a topical Benadryl be used on the skin?

Topical BENADRYL ® itch relief products are only to be applied directly to the skin. They come in cream, gel and spray forms, and temporarily relieve itching and pain on the skin.

What is the NDC code for Benadryl 25MG?

NDC 50580-226-51 – Benadryl – ® ALLERGY – Diphenhydramine HCl 25mg | Antihistamine – ✓ Sneezing – ✓ Runny Nose – ✓ Itchy, Watery Eyes – View Labeling Archives , RxNorm , Get Label RSS Feed , View NDC Code (s) NEW!

How does Benadryl work for a common cold?

BENADRYL ® Allergy Plus Congestion contains a nasal decongestant that works by narrowing the blood vessels in the nose that are expanded during the common cold or allergies. When the blood vessels in the nose and sinuses narrow, the tissue shrinks and allows the normal flow…

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