Dif 25mg Suspension

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Primarily used for

Allergic rhinitis symptoms, Motion sickness, Insomnia
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Alcohol
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170 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Dif Suspension

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Uses of Dif Suspension

Dif 25mg Suspension is used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis symptoms, motion sickness and insomnia.
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Side effects of Dif Suspension

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Dif Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Dif 25mg Suspension at a fixed time.

How Dif Suspension works

Dif 25mg suspension is an antihistaminic medication. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Dif Suspension

Expert advice for Dif Suspension

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Dif, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Dif 25mg Suspension
Alcohol
CAUTION
Dif 25mg Suspension may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Dif 25mg Suspension is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Dif 25mg Suspension is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Larger doses or prolonged use of Dif 25mg Suspension may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
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Driving
Dif 25mg Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Dif 25mg Suspension is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Dif 25mg Suspension is recommended.

However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Dif 25m
g Suspension in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Azibey 200mg Suspension, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Azita 500mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Diphenhydramine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Dif 25mg Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Diphenhydramine

Q. Is diphenhydramine a blood thinner/narcotic/water soluble?
No, it is an antihistaminic drug and not a blood thinner or narcotic
Benadryl is a trade name of product containing the drug Dif
Q. Is diphenhydramine hydrochloride/Benadryl safe?
It is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Benadryl safe for infants?
No, it should not be given to infants. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Is Benadryl an expectorant/antibiotic?
Benadryl is an expectorant as guaifenesin is one of its components. And it is not an antibiotic
Q. Is Benadryl banned in India?
No, it is available in India
Q. Is Benadryl effective?
It is effective at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration and disease condition as advised by your doctor
Dif tablet is used for the relief of short term sleeplessness. It can be used for cold and treatment of hives. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Can I take Benadryl for a rash/dry cough/cold/eczema/ sinus infection/yeast infection/headaches/sinus/motion sickness/ skin rash/itchy skin?
Benadryl is used to treat sneezing, runny nose, itching, watery eyes, hives, rashes, itching, and other symptoms of allergies and the common cold. It is also used to suppress coughs, to treat motion sickness, to induce sleep, and to treat mild forms of Parkinson's disease. But, it is not used for eczema, sinus infection, and yeast infection. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Can I take diphenhydramine with hydrocodone/dextromethorphan and guaifenesin/ acetaminophen/phenylephrine/tramadol/Zoloft/ doxylamine succinate/prednisone/ citalopram/Advil?
Yes, but taking other medicines may alter the effects of diphenhydramine. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Can I take Benadryl with Zyrtec/Mucinex/Sudafed/ Tamiflu/ amoxicillin/Xanax/Advil/ azithromycin/Norco/robitussin?
Yes, but taking other medicines may alter the effects of Benadryl. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Yes, it makes you sleepy/drowsy. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use
Dif causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects
No it does not potentiate opiates
Q. Does Benadryl make you sleepy/high/ raise blood pressure/weight gain?
Benadryl causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.
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