DIPHENHYDRAMINE HCL 12.5 mg / 5 ml Oral Solution

Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine used to relieve symptoms of allergy, hay fever, and the common cold. These symptoms include rash, itching, watery eyes, itchy eyes/nose/throat, cough, runny nose, and sneezing. It is also used to prevent and treat nausea, vomiting and dizziness caused by motion sickness. Diphenhydramine can also be used to help you relax and fall asleep.
This medication works by blocking a certain natural substance (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction. Its drying effects on such symptoms as watery eyes and runny nose are caused by blocking another natural substance made by your body

NDC: 71399-0125-04 for 118 ml
NDC: 71399-0125-08 for 236 ml
NDC : 71399-0125-06 for 473 ml

Active ingredient (in each teaspoonful (5 mL))
Diphenhydramine HCl 12.5 mg
Purpose : Antihistamine
-Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies:
-Runny nose
-Itchy, watery eyes
-Itching of the nose or throat
Do not use
To make a child sleepy
With any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin
Ask a doctor before use if you have
A breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
Difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
taking sedatives or tranquilizers.
When using this product
-Avoid alcoholic beverages
-Alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
-Excitability may occur, especially in children
-Marked drowsiness may occur
-Use caution when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
If pregnant or breast-feeding
ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away.
-do not take more than 6 doses in 24 hours
-mL = milliliter; FL OZ = fluid ounce
-find right dose on chart below
-take every 4 to 6 hours, or as directed by a doctor
Age Dose



adults and children 12 years and over

2 – 4 teaspoonsful (25 mg to 50 mg)

children 6 to 11 years

1 – 2 teaspoonsful (12.5 mg to 25 mg)

children 2 to 5 years

do not use unless directed by a doctor

children under 2 years

do not use

Other information
-each teaspoonful (5 mL) contains: sodium 5 mg
-store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)
-use by expiration date on package
Inactive ingredients
Bubble Gum Flavor, Citric Acid, Purified Water, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Saccharin, Sorbitol Solution 70% & Sucrose.

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