Benadryl cough formula is Allopathic medicine from Johnson & Johnson. Benadryl cough formula is in syrup form and consists of diphenhydramine 14.08 mg, ammonium chloride 0.138 g, sodium citrate 57.03 mg, menthol 1.14 mg.
Uses of Benadryl
Diphenhydramine, which is used in combination with other substance in this drug, is used to relieve red, irritated, itchy, watery eyes; sneezing; and runny nose caused by hay fever, allergies, or the common cold. Diphenhydramine is also used to relieve cough caused by minor throat or airway irritation.
Diphenhydramine is in a class of medications called antihistamines and anti-allergic. It works by blocking the action of histamine, a substance in the body that causes allergic symptoms.
Benadryl cough formula is used for getting relief in Cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation.
Diphenhydramine has strong hypnotic and sedative effect on body. It causes sleep and drowsiness.
Dosage of Benadryl cough formula
Adult should be given 10 ml every 4 hours; Children 6-12 years: 5ml every 4 hours.
Do not give Diphenhydramine combination products to children younger than 4 years of age. If you give these products to children 4 to 11 years of age, use caution and follow the package directions carefully. Do not give diphenhydramine products that are made for adults to children. Use the measuring spoon or cup that came with the medication for precise dosing.