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Benadryl Dr Dry Cough Active Relief Syrup

Manufacturer: Johnson & Johnson Ltd
Medicine composition: Dextromethorphan
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: April 25, 2019

Benadryl Dr Dry Cough Active Relief Syrup is a cough. It affects the signals in the brain that trigger cough reflex.

Along with its medical benefits, this medicine causes a few side effects in some rare cases. These may include severe dizziness, anxiety, stomach upset, restless feeling, nervousness, confusion, hallucinations, slow and shallow breathing.

The dosage for adults and children are different depending on the intensity of the cough. The amount and frequency of the dose will be prescribed by your doctor. It is advised to not take a lower and higher amount of Benadryl Dr Dry Cough Active Relief Syrup or for longer than prescribed otherwise it will increase the risk of side effects.

  • Dry cough

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women are advised to consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women are advised not to use this medication. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Contraindicated in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Benadryl Dr Dry Cough Active Relief Syrup , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

Benadryl Dr Dry Cough Active Relief Syrup works as a decongestant by suppressing the nervous system and the part of your brain which is responsible for coughing. It does not really thin the mucus, but certainly provides relief.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    This medication interacts with Amiodarone, Cough and cold medicines, Haloperidol, Monoamine oxidase inhibitors, Propafenone, Quinidine, Thioridazine.
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