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Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Summary

Description: A histamine H1 antagonist used as an antiemetic, antitussive, for dermatoses and pruritus, for hypersensitivity reactions, as a hypnotic, an antiparkinson, and as an ingredient in common cold preparations. It has some undesired antimuscarinic and sedative effects.

Also Known As: Benadryl; Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride; Benylin; 2-Diphenylmethoxy-N,N-dimethylethylamine; Allerdryl Show All >>

Networked: 925 relevant articles (83 outcomes, 83 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Diphenhydramine is Relevant

  1. Vomiting : 12 outcomes 7 studies in 69 results
  2. Pruritus (Itching) : 7 outcomes 3 studies in 32 results
  3. Hypersensitivity (Allergy) : 6 outcomes 7 studies in 94 results
  4. Nausea : 6 outcomes 7 studies in 39 results
  5. Edema : 6 outcomes in 27 results
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Drugs Related to Diphenhydramine

  1. Metoclopramide (Reglan)
  2. Dexamethasone (Maxidex)
  3. Cimetidine (Biomet)
  4. Histamine (Histamine Dihydrochloride)
  5. Cisplatin (Platino)
  6. Substance P
  7. Bradykinin
  8. Dextromethorphan (Levomethorphan)
  9. Lorazepam (Ativan)
  10. Morphine (MS Contin)
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Therapies Related to Diphenhydramine

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Premedication
  3. Anesthesia
  4. Long-Term Care
  5. Bone Marrow Transplantation (Transplantation, Bone Marrow)
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