food interaction for ESKOLD 5MG/50MG CAPSULE
alcohol interaction for ESKOLD 5MG/50MG CAPSULE
pregnancy interaction for ESKOLD 5MG/50MG CAPSULE
lactation interaction for ESKOLD 5MG/50MG CAPSULE
Taking phenylpropanolamine with alcohol can increase the risk of cardiovascular side effects such as increased heart rate, chest pain, or blood pressure changes.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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SUBSTITUTES for ESKOLD 5MG/50MG CAPSULENo substitutes found
- Dr. Khoobsurat NajmaMBBS
- Dr. M. K. SinghMBBS, MD
- Dr. Prabhat Kumar JhaMBBS, MD
- Dr. R. S. RawatMBBS, MD
- Dr. Kartavya ShahMBBS, DNB
Expert advice for ESKOLD 5MG/50MG CAPSULE
- Do not drive or operate machinery after taking diphenhydramine as it may cause dizziness or drowziness.
- Avoid alcohol intake.
- Drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration.
- It is best to take this drug at bedtime as it makes you sleepy or drowsy.
- If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to diphenhydramine or any of the other ingredients of diphenhydramine tablet.
- If you have asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) or other breathing disorder, narrow angle glaucoma, stomach ulcer or obstruction of the gut or bladder, porphyria, thyroid disorder, heart disease, prostrate problem.
- If you have an intolerance to some sugars like lactose.
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- If you have prostate problems.
- Liver problems
- Long-term lung problems or difficulty breathing due to bronchitis.
- Difficulty passing urine
- Myasthenia gravis
- Rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, the Lap lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption.
Frequently asked questions for ESKOLD 5MG/50MG CAPSULE
Q.Is diphenhydramine a blood thinner/narcotic/water soluble?
No, it is an antihistaminic drug and not a blood thinner or narcotic
Q.Is diphenhydramine Hcl the same as Benadryl?
Benadryl is a trade name of product containing the drug diphenhydramine
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
Q.Can you take diphenhydramine/ Benadryl for anxiety/cold/hives/bug bites/sleep?
Diphenhydramine 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
Q.Does diphenhydramine make you sleepy/drowsy?
Yes, it makes you sleepy/drowsy. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use
Q.Does diphenhydramine cause Alzheimer's/depression/constipation/dementia/increase blood pressure?
Diphenhydramine causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects
Q.Does diphenhydramine potentiate opiates?
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.
Q.Is phenylpropanolamine a controlled substance?
Phenylpropanolamine is a controlled substance since it can be used for manufacturing of illegal drugs
Q.Is phenylpropanolamine the same as phenylephrine?
Phenylpropanolamine and phenylephrine are different drugs belonging to the same class of medications (nasal decongestants). Both are used to relieve blocked nose or sinuses caused by common cold and seasonal nasal allergies (hay fever)
Q.Is phenylpropanolamine still on the market?
Phenylpropanolamine is banned in India due to increased risk of haemorrhagic stroke (bleeding in the brain) and is no longer marketed in India
Q.Does phenylpropanolamine cause stroke?
Phenylpropanolamine has shown to increase the risk of hemorrhagic stroke (bleeding in the brain). Women are at a higher risk.