Benadryl One A Day 10mg Tablets Pack of 14
Benadryl One A Day 10mg Tablets Pack of 14
Benadryl One A Day is a medicine, which is used to relieve the symptoms of hay fever and other allergic conditions such as pet or dust allergies. The tablets contain cetirizine dihydrochloride which is an antihistamine that helps relieve allergy symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose and watery eyes.
It can also be used to treat allergic skin reactions, these include urticaria, also known as hives, where the skin looks blotchy, with white raised wheals (bumps) surrounded by redness.
This medicine is for use in adults and children aged 12 years and over.
For oral use only.
Adults and children aged 12 years and above:
Take 1 tablet once a day.
Swallow the dose with a drink of water.
Do not take more than the stated dose.
Do not take more than 1 tablet in 24 hours.
If symptoms persist talk to your doctor.
This medicine is suitable for most adults and children aged 12 years and over, but a few people should not use it. If you are in any doubt, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not take this medicine:
- If you have ever had a bad reaction to any of the ingredients.
- If you have ever had a bad reaction to any other antihistamine containing products.
- If you have serious kidney problems.
- If you have an intolerance to some sugars.
If these apply to you now or in the past, get advice from a doctor or pharmacist without taking Benadryl One A Day.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist:
- If you have kidney problems, as you may need to take a lower dose.
- If you are an epileptic or at risk of convulsion (fits).
If these apply to you, talk to a doctor or pharmacist.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
In most people this product does not cause drowsiness. However, there are rare exceptions and you should take care when you use this product for the first time.
If this product makes you feel drowsy, do not drive or operate machinery.
As with all antihistamines, it is advisable to avoid excessive alcohol consumption when taking this medicine.
Benadryl One A Day contains lactose.
If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
If anyone has too much If anyone has too much contact a doctor or your nearest Accident and Emergency Department (Casualty) taking this leaflet and pack with you.
If you forget to take a dose, take the next dose when needed provided that you only take a maximum of 1 tablet in 24 hours.
Do not take a double dose.
Benadryl One A Day can have side-effects, like all medicines, although these don't affect everyone and are usually mild.
If you experience any of the following, stop taking this medicine and seek immediate medical help:
- Sudden signs of allergy such as rash, itching or hives on the skin, swelling of the face, lips, tongue or other parts of the body, shortness of breath, wheezing or trouble breathing.
- Bruising or bleeding more easily than normal.
- Convulsions (fits).
If you experience any of the following, stop taking this medicine and talk to your doctor:
- Abnormal liver function tests.
- Rapid heartbeat.
- Loss of consciousness.
Other effects which may occur include:
- Headache or dizziness.
- Drowsiness or tiredness.
- Dry mouth, sore throat.
- Upset stomach, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, nausea.
- Runny nose.
- Pins and needles.
- Rash or hives.
- Aggression, depression.
- Weight gain.
- Movement disorders including tremor, muscle spasm and tics.
- Taste disorder.
- Blurred vision, eye movement disorder.
- Difficult, painful or involuntary urination.
If you experience any side-effects not included in this leaflet or are not sure about anything, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Keep the product out of the reach and sight of children.
This medicinal product does not require any special storage conditions.
Do not use after the end of the month shown as an expiry date on the packaging.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required.
The active ingredient in Benadryl One A Day is: 10 mg Cetirizine dihydrochloride in each tablet. Other ingredients are: Microcrystalline cellulose, lactose, colloidal anhydrous silica and magnesium stearate. The film coating contains hydroxypropylmethylcellulose (E464), titanium dioxide (E171) and macrogol 400.