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Children's Benadryl Allergy Fastmelt Tablets (Pfizer Consumer Healthcare)

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  • Drug Facts

    Active Ingredient
    (in each tablet):                                                Purpose:

    Diphenhydramine citrate
    19 mg *  ...........................................................Antihistamine

    *equivalent to 12.5 mg of diphenhydramine HCl


    • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies:

    • runny nose · sneezing · itchy, watery eyes · itching of the nose or throat

    • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold:

    • runny nose · sneezing


       Do not use with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    · glaucoma · trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland · a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers

    When using this product

    · marked drowsiness may occur · avoid alcoholic drinks · alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness · be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery · excitability may occur, especially in children

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


    • take every 4 to 6 hours · do not take more than 6 doses in 24 hours

    adults and children 12 years
    of age and over
    2 to 4 tablets
    (38 mg to 76 mg)
    children 6 to under 12 years
    of age
    1 to 2 tablets
    (19 mg to 38 mg)
    children under
    6 years of age
    ask a doctor

    Other Information:

    · phenylketonurics: contains phenylalanine 4.5 mg per tablet · store at 59° to 77°F in a dry place · protect from heat, humidity, and light

    Inactive Ingredients:    aspartame, citric acid, D&C red no. 7 calcium lake, ethylcellulose, flavors, lactitol monohydrate, magnesium stearate, mannitol, polyethylene, soy protein isolate, stearic acid

    Questions? call 1-800-524-2624 (Eng-lish/Spanish), weekdays, 9 AM - 5 PM EST

    How Supplied:    Available in boxes of 10 and 20 dissolving tablets.

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