Antivertigo and antiemetic actions: Central antimuscarinic actions of antihistamines are responsible for these effects of Diphenhydramine.
Parkinsonism: Acetyl choline receptor antagonists are used for the treatment of Parkinsonism. Diphenhydramine reduces the unbalanced cholinergic activity in striatum of parkinsonian patients.
Antitussive action: Diphenhydramine suppresses the cough reflex by a direct effect on the cough centre.
Migraine: Diphenhydramine is used in migraine due to its sedative as well as antiemetic actions.
14.Thickening of bronchial secretions.
4.Angle closure glaucoma
6.Urinary tract obstruction
7.Use with caution while operating machine, driving vehicle or activities requiring mental alertness
Nonproductive cough: 100 mg / day in 4-6 times daily.
Insomnia: 50 mg at bed time
Children above 12 years: 25 - 50 mg 3 - 4 times daily. Dosage should be individualised according to the needs and the response of the patient
Nonproductive cough: 100 mg / day in 4-6 divided dose
Insomnia: 50 mg at bed time
Children age 2 -12 years: 12.5 - 25 mg 3 - 4 times daily. Dosage should be individualised according to the needs and the response of the patient.
Maximum dose: 300mg / day
Nonproductive cough: 6.25 - 12.5 mg in 4-6 times daily. Dosage should be individualised according to the needs and the response of the patient
Home Delivery for Diphenhydramine in Your City
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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for diphenhydramine and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for diphenhydramine may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.
Please be aware that you should take diphenhydramine only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for diphenhydramine before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for diphenhydramine with the pharmacy.
Diphenhydramine is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for diphenhydramine might be better known than diphenhydramine itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have diphenhydramine in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for diphenhydramine.