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Benadryl capsules allergy relief 8mg 12 pack

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Benadryl capsules allergy relief 8mg 12 pack


Benadryl gives you effective relief from cold symptoms like nasal congestion, sinus pressure, cough and sore throat. It is taken as symptomatic relief of allergic rhinitis, hayfever and chronic idiopathic urticaria.


It is also used for quick relief from seasonal and perennial allergic reactions. Not only this, it helps in the instances of normal insect stings, even if there is no allergic reaction occurs.


Benadryl, an oral medicine, contains acrivastine – an antihistamine that works by preventing the actions of histamines, a substance that is released in the body as part of its defence mechanisms. The released histamine then binds to its receptors called H1 receptors that lead to allergic symptoms. There is an increase in the blood flow in the area of the allergy that adds to the allergic responses. And this is where acrivastine starts functioning in the body. It doesn’t stop the actual release of histamine but prevent it binding to its receptors by blocking histamine H1 receptors.  This way, blocking the actions of histamine relieves from allergic reactions and hence treats the problems occurring due to them.

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Pip Code 3141611
RRP Price 4.44
Per No
Legal Classification <p>GSL</p>
Indications <p>Acrivastine is used in allergies and inflammation of the nose, including sneezing and runny nose. It helps relieve itch and hay fever.<br /><br />Acrivastine belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines.</p>
Interactions <p>Alert your doctor if you are taking any of these medicines:<br /><br />- mood medicines or sleeping pills<br />- other medicines for allergy<br />- medicines for AIDS (HIV)<br />- antibiotics such as erythromycin, clarithromycin<br /><br />Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.</p>
Pack Size 12
Manufacturer Benadryl

- Adults and children 12 years and over: One capsule up to 3 times daily.


- Take Acrivastine exactly as directed by your doctor.


- You may take Acrivastine with or without food.


- You may stop taking Acrivastine once you feel better, unless your doctor has instructed you otherwise.

ACRIVASTINE: 8mg

- Rarely, Acrivastine may cause dizziness or drowsiness. If you feel dizzy or drowsy, do not drive or take part in any activity in which you need to be alert.


- Acrivastine may also cause mood changes, headache, tiredness, muscle weakness, stomach discomfort and dry mouth.

Store in a cool and dry place.

- Not recommended for use in the elderly or for patients with significant renal impairment.


- Alert your doctor if you ever had an allergic reaction to a similar antihistamine called triprolidine.


- Alert your doctor if you are taking antidepressants called monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs).


- Alert your doctor if you have glaucoma, asthma, stomach or intestinal ulcers, prostate problems or difficulty in urination.


- Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.


- Do not give Acrivastine to premature and newborn babies or children below 12 years old.


- Do not give Acrivastine to any child unless advised by the child's doctor or a pharmacist.


- Alert your doctor if you have the following conditions: epilepsy, overactive thyroid gland, high blood pressure, heart, liver and kidney disease.


- Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking medicines to treat anxiety or help you sleep.


- Be sure to check with your doctor or pharmacist before giving Acrivastine to a child or elderly person.