Diphenhydramine hydrochloride (trade name Benadryl®, or Dimedrol outside the US) is an over-the-counter (OTC) antihistamine and sedative. It is also given in conjunction with typical antipsychotics to prevent tardive dyskinesia. It is a member of the ethanolamine class of antihistaminergic agents.

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... DIPHENHYDRAMINE (Banophen®, Benadryl®) is an antihistamine that has many uses. It relieves irritant cough, symptoms of hay fever (allergic rhinitis), hives (rash or itching), and other allergic reactions, motion sickness and vertigo (dizziness and loss of balance), Parkinson''s disease, and reduces some side effects associated with the use of antipsychotics. Generic diphenhydramine tablets or capsules are available, with or without a prescription. ...
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Benadryl is a brand name of the Pfizer company and is used to sell Hayfever ...
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