Benadryl is a more common name for diphenhydramine, an antihistamine, mainly used for the treatment of allergies. It is recommended widely by doctors to fight symptoms of hay fever or other allergies such as runny or clogged nose, itchy face, and hands, watery eyes and congestion. It is also used to treat insomnia, motion sickness, symptoms of common cold and tremor is Parkinsonism.
The medicine’s mode of function is blocking a naturally occurring substance in our bodies called histamine which the body makes during allergic reactions. The medicine can be used orally, injected into a vein and taken via injection to muscle.
This product does not entirely cure or reduce the length of the common cold, and it may lead to serious side effects. It is not recommended to give this medicine or any similar medicine to children under the age of 6 unless the doctor specifically advises you to.