Safety is Our Top Priority
Medicine Should Never Be Abused or Misused
BENADRYL® (diphenhydramine HCI) should only be used as directed by the label. Abuse or misuse of this product can lead to serious side effects with potentially long-lasting or even life-threatening consequences. All medications should be kept out of the reach of children at all times.
If you believe that you or someone you know has taken these products in a manner not directed by the label, please contact your local poison control center.
The Benadryl® Advantage
BENADRYL® works by blocking histamines in your body during an allergic reaction to relieve symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, itchy/watery eyes and itchy throat. Additionally, unlike other common oral OTC antihistamines, Benadryl is also indicated for relief of runny nose and sneezing due to the common cold.
Benadryl® Uses and Indications
BENADRYL® (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is indicated for relief of symptoms related to hay fever, upper respiratory allergies, or cold symptoms.
Active and Inactive Ingredients in Benadryl®
The active ingredient in BENADRYL® is an antihistamine called diphenhydramine HCl. Antihistamines are used for relief from symptoms related to hay fever, upper respiratory allergy, or the common cold.