These symptoms include rash, itching, watery eyes, itchy eyes/nose/throat, cough, runny nose, and coughing. Additionally it is used to prevent and treat nausea, vomiting and dizziness caused by motion sickness. Diphenhydramine may also be used to help you relax and fall asleep.
This medicine works by blocking a certain natural substance (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic response.
Cough-and-cold products haven’t been demonstrated to be safe or effective in children younger than 6 decades. Thus, don’t use this product to treat cold symptoms in children younger than 6 years unless specifically directed by the physician. Some products (like long-acting tablets/capsules) aren’t suggested for use in children younger than 12 years. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for additional information about using your product safely.