Diphenhydramine Capsules 25mg 100 ct

Diphenhydramine Capsules 25mg 100 ct
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Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine. Diphenhydramine is used to treat allergic reactions, atopic dermatitis, or itchy skin, motion sickness, vomiting, coughing, or anxiety. Histamines are chemicals that are released in the body in response to inflammation or allergies. When histamines attach to H-1 receptors in the body, it causes the blood vessels to widen which leads to swelling and itchiness. Diphenhydramine blocks the effects of histamines, reducing inflammation and itchiness.

For:

Dogs and Cats

Benefits:

  • Relieves coughing
  • Effectively relieves allergy symptoms and itching caused by insect bites
  • Helps heart beat more efficientlyCan be used as a sedative to treat motion sickness or travel anxiety

How it works

Diphenhydramine comes in 25 mg minitabs or 50 mg capsules, and is a generic version of Benadryl. As an antihistamine, it counteracts the effect of histamine, which causes symptoms like itching and sneezing.

Storage:

Should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.

  • The slow release capsule should NOT be mixed or dissolved in food. Do not use sinus or cold medications containing diphenhydramine in your pet.
  • Tablets can be taken with or without food.
  • Diphenhydramine should not be used in dogs or cats that are pregnant or nursing.
Pet Weight range Dosage
Dogs All weights Give 0.5-2 mg/lb of pet's body weight every 8-12 hours
Cats All weights Give 0.5-2 mg/lb of pet's body weight every 8-12 hours

Cautions

Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Do not use in pets with known hypersensitivity to diphenhydramine. Do not use in pregnant or lactating animals. Use with caution in working dogs, as diphenhydramine can cause sedation. Use caution in animals suffering from lung disease, glaucoma, enlarged prostate, hyperthyroidism, heart failure, high blood pressure, gastrointestinal obstruction, or urinary tract obstruction. Diphenhydramine may interact with some other medications. Consult your veterinarian if your pet is also taking barbiturates, epinephrine, heparin, or tranquilizers. Diphenhydramine may cause excessive drooling, especially in cats. Store at room temperature. Store protected from light and moisture.

Possible side effects:

Side effects of diphenhydramine include drowsiness, dry mouth and urinary retention. Rarely, vomiting and diarrhea can occur.