Meladryl 1% w/v Lotion

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Medicine Overview of Meladryl Lotion

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Uses of Meladryl Lotion

Meladryl 1% w/v Lotion is used in the treatment of Allergic disorders.
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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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Meladryl 1% w/v Lotion
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Meladryl 1% w/v Lotion 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
SAFE
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.

It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
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Driving
SAFE
Meladryl 1% w/v Lotion does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Meladry
l 1% w/v Lotion in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

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.

Patient Concerns

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.

Substitutes for Meladryl Lotion

Caladryl Lotion
Piramal Healthcare Limited
₹0.59/ml of Lotion
save 35%
Caladryl Lotion
Piramal Healthcare Limited
₹0.9/ml of Lotion
same price
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