Meladryl Lotion

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Primary uses of Meladryl Lotion

MRP
52
50 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Meladryl Lotion

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Uses of Meladryl Lotion

Meladryl Lotion is used in the treatment of allergy symptoms.
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Meladryl Lotion side effects

Common

No common side effects seen.

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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 Lotion 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 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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Meladryl Lotion related warnings
Special precautions for Meladryl Lotion
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Meladryl 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.
Lactation
Meladryl Lotion is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Meladryl Lotion via licking.
Driving
SAFE
Meladryl Lotion does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Meladryl Lotion is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Meladryl Lotion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Meladryl Lotion in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Meladryl Lotion?uses

If you miss a dose of Meladryl Lotion, 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 about Meladryl Lotion

Frequently asked questions about 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

No substitutes found for this medicine
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