Medicine Overview of Meladryl Lotion
Uses of Meladryl Lotion
Meladryl 1% w/v Lotion is used in the treatment of Allergic disorders.
How to use Meladryl Lotion
This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Shake it well and apply to the area evenly.
How Meladryl Lotion works
Meladryl 1% w/v lotion is an antihistamine. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.
In Depth Information on Meladryl Lotion
Expert advice for Meladryl Lotion
- Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Meladryl, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
Special precautions for Meladryl 1% w/v Lotion
No interaction found
Meladryl 1% w/v Lotion is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Meladryl 1% w/v Lotion is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.+more
It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area....
It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
Meladryl 1% w/v Lotion does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Meladry+more
l 1% w/v Lotion in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
If you miss a dose of Diphenhydramine Topical, 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.
Frequently asked questions for Meladryl 1% w/v Lotion
Frequently asked questions for Diphenhydramine Topical
Q. Is diphenhydramine topical a blood thinner/narcotic/water soluble?
No, it is an antihistaminic drug and not a blood thinner or narcotic
Q. Is diphenhydramine hydrochloride safe?
It is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.