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MELADRYL 1% W/V LOTION

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Composition for MELADRYL

Diphenhydramine Topical(1% w/v)

food interaction for MELADRYL

alcohol interaction for MELADRYL

pregnancy interaction for MELADRYL

lactation interaction for MELADRYL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Meladryl 1% w/v lotion is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for MELADRYL

Diphenhydramine Topical(1% w/v)

Uses

Meladryl 1% w/v lotion is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.

How it works

Diphenhydramine belongs to the group of medications called as antihistamines. It acts by blocking production of a certain natural substance (histamine) that is produced in the body thereby reducing symptoms of allergy.

Common side effects

Skin irritation

SUBSTITUTES for MELADRYL

2 Substitutes
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  • CALADRYL LOTION
    (100 ML lotion in bottle)
    Piramal Healthcare Limited
    Rs. 0.56/ML of lotion
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    Rs. 56.45
    save 37% more per ML of lotion
  • CALADRYL LOTION
    (50 ML lotion in bottle)
    Piramal Healthcare Limited
    Rs. 0.90/ML of lotion
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    Rs. 44.80
    same price

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Expert advice for MELADRYL

  • Diphenhydramine cream or ointment is for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes, nose and mouth area. 
  • Do not use diphenhydramine cream for more than 3 days.
  • Avoid using the diphenhydramine cream on broken skin and/or larger areas of skin.
  • Inform your doctor if you are using another medicine containing diphenhydramine. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to diphenhydramine or any of its ingredients.
  • It sholud not given to patients with skin disease like eczema. 
  • It sholud not given to children <2 years.
  • It sholud not given to breastfeeding women.

Frequently asked questions for MELADRYL

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 15 January, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)