Kuffdryl is an antihistamine, prescribed for severe allergic conditions such as runny nose, sneezing, itchy, watery eyes. It is also used for itching of insect bites, sunburns, bee stings, poison ivy, poison oak and minor skin irritation.
Search for Drugs/Medicines
Medindia currently has information on 3,117
generic drugs and 110,472
brands that have their prices listed. New drugs with their prices are listed as and when they get approved by the drug controller. Please do write to us (email@example.com
) if a drug is missing from our comprehensive drug price list.
Drug information on Kuffdryl (Diphenhydramine) from Intas Pharmaceutical Ltd.
Drug Name : Diphenhydramine
Diphenhydramine(Aler-Dryl) generic Kuffdryl is an antihistamine, prescribed for severe allergic conditions such as runny nose, sneezing, itchy, watery eyes. It is also used for itching of insect bites, sunburns, bee stings, poison ivy, poison oak and minor skin irritation.
More Info about Diphenhydramine
Trade Names for Diphenhydramine
Aler-Dryl, Allergia-C, Allermax, Altaryl, Banophen, Benadryl, Bromanate, AF Bydramine, Compoz, Nighttime Sleep Aid, Dicopanol, Diphedryl, Diphen, Diphenadryl, Diphenhist, Diphenylin, Dytan, Hydrami Read more..
PO- Adult- The recommended dose is 25 mg to 50 mg (1 to 2 capsules).
Child- The recommended dose is 12.5 mg to 25 mg (1 capsule).
Topical: Apply a thin layer over the affected area as directed by your physician.
Topical : Skin rash, sunburn, increased sensitivity to sunlamps and sunlight.
Miscellaneous : Drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, constipation, headache, muscle weakness and nervousness.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
It also comes as a cream, lotion and ointment to apply topically.
Contraindicated in newborns and patients with hypersensitivity.
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of asthma, lung disease, increased eye pressure, ulcer, difficulty in urinating, enlarged prostate, heart disease, high blood pressure, seizures, overactive thyroid, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Avoid alcohol consumption.
Avoid contact with eyes and mouth.
Avoid using in patients with chickenpox, measles.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature.
Schedule : G Drugs that are to be used only under medical supervision.