Active ingredient: Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride

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Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride uses


Pharmacological action

Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride Xepa-Soul Pattinson is a blocker of histamine H1-receptors. It has antiallergic activity, has a local anesthetic, antispasmodic and mild ganglion blocking action.

When Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride Xepa-Soul Pattinson administered orally Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride has a sedative and hypnotic effects, has a moderate antiemetic effect and has a central holinoliticheskoy activity.

When applied externally it has antiallergic effect.

Pharmacokinetics

Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride Xepa-Soul Pattinson is rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. Bioavailability is 50%. Cmax is achieved after 20-40 min. Binding to plasma proteins - 98-99%. Penetrates through the BBB. Metabolised mainly in the liver, partly - in the lungs and kidneys. T1/2 is 4-10 hours. Within one day completely removed kidneys as metabolites conjugated to glucuronic acid. Significant quantities are derived from milk and can cause sedation in infants (may be a paradoxical reaction characterized by hyperexcitability).

Why is Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride Xepa-Soul Pattinson prescribed?

Allergic reactions (urticaria, hay fever, angioedema), allergic conjunctivitis, vasomotor rhinitis, Henoch-Schonlein purpura, serum sickness, itchy dermatitis, sleep disorders (monotherapy or in combination with drugs), chorea, sea and air sickness, vomiting in pregnancy, Meniere's syndrome, premedication.

Dosage and administration

Oral, IV, IM, rectal, topical, intranasal, in the conjunctival sac. Oral dose of Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride Xepa-Soul Pattinson for adults is 30-50 mg 1-3 times / day. The treatment course is 10-15 days. As soporific - 50 mg at bedtime. IM in doses of 50-250 mg; IV in drip - 20-50 mg. When oral administered single dose for children under 1 year - 2-5 mg; from 2 to 5 years - 5-15 mg; of 6 to 12 years - 15-30 mg. Externally applied 1-2 times / day.

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Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride Xepa-Soul Pattinson side effects, adverse reactions

Possible: a short-term numbness in the oral mucosa, drowsiness, weakness, decrease in psychomotor speed of reaction in children may be a paradoxical development of insomnia, irritability, and euphoria.

Rarely: dizziness, headache, dry mouth, nausea, photosensitivity, paresis of accommodation, poor coordination of movements, tremor.

Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride Xepa-Soul Pattinson contraindications

Closure glaucoma, prostatic hypertrophy, stenosing peptic ulcer, stenosis of the bladder neck, bronchial asthma, epilepsy, hypersensitivity to Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride.

Using during pregnancy and breastfeeding

During pregnancy and lactation, Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride used with caution, according to strict indications, when the expected therapeutic effect for the mother outweighs the potential risk to the fetus or infant.

Special instructions

With careful use Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride during pregnancy and lactation.

During the period of treatment with Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride Xepa-Soul Pattinson should not be exposed to solar radiation should be avoided alcohol.

Used with caution in patients involved in potentially dangerous activities requiring attention and rapid psychomotor reactions.

Precautionary measures

Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride Xepa-Soul Pattinson is not recommended for SC injection. Since Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride has atropinopodobnym action should be cautious in its use: patients with recent respiratory infection in history, increased intraocular pressure in hyperthyroidism, cardiovascular system, hypotension. Antihistamines drugs can reduce mental alertness as well as in adults and children and also cause agitation and hallucinations, convulsions and death in infants and children, especially in overdose. Precautions apply at age 60 and older because more likely to develop dizziness, sedation and hypotension. During treatment with Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride should avoid sun exposure. Should not be used during the drivers of vehicles and people, trade is connected with increased concentration. In the period of treatment should avoid drinking alcoholic beverages.

Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride Xepa-Soul Pattinson drug interactions

When Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride Xepa-Soul Pattinson applied simultaneously increases the effects of ethanol and drugs that depress the central nervous system.

With simultaneous use of Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride Xepa-Soul Pattinson and MAO inhibitors increase the anticholinergic activity of Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride.

The antagonistic interaction observed with a joint appointment with psychostimulants.

Reduces the effectiveness of apomorphine as an emetic in the treatment of poisoning. Intensifies anticholinergic effects of drugs with anticholinergic activity.

Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride Xepa-Soul Pattinson in case of emergency / overdose

Symptoms: dry mouth, difficulty breathing, persistent mydriasis, flushing, depression or excitement (more common in children), CNS confusion; children - the development of convulsions and death.

Treatment: induction of vomiting, gastric lavage, the prescription of activated charcoal, symptomatic and supportive therapy on a background of careful monitoring of respiration and blood pressure levels.

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References

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Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride?

Depending on the reaction of the Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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