Benadryl vs Benylin

Benadryl
(OTC)
Benylin
(OTC)
Benadryl is a skin medication and a systemic antihistamine.
Benylin is a respiratory medication and a cough & cold medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.3
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Cough
2.7
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Cough
3.5
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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March 4, 1946
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
371,566 Discussions
2,795 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Allergy
#2 for Itching
#3 for Hives
#4 for Insomnia
#5 for Rash
#6 for Swelling
#7 for Anxiety
#8 for Nausea
#9 for Headaches
#10 for Cough
#11 for Vomiting
#13 for Sleep Disorders
#14 for Sneezing
Benadryl is approved for Allergy, Itching, Hives, Rash, Insomnia and Swelling and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Cough
#2 for Flu
#3 for Common Cold
#4 for Dry Cough
#5 for Allergy
#6 for Runny Nose
#7 for Headaches
#8 for Fever
#9 for Congestion
Benylin is approved for Cough and Flu and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ben
Dry Mouth
1
Euphoria
1
Delirium
1
Suicide
1
Blood Clots
1
Stretch Marks
1
Blurred Vision
1
Dry Eyes
1
Candida
1
Weird Dreams
1
Ben
Addiction
5
Wheezing
4
Ketosis
2
Bleeding
2
Euphoria
1
Cancer
1
Depression
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Dry Mouth
1
Brain Damage
1
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1
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Ben
1
0
Suicide
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Ben
1
0
Blood Clots
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Ben
1
0
Stretch Marks
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0
Blurred Vision
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0
Dry Eyes
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0
Candida
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1
0
Weird Dreams
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1
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Addiction
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5
0
Wheezing
Ben
Ben
4
0
Ketosis
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Ben
2
0
Bleeding
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Ben
2
0
Euphoria
Ben
Ben
1
1
Cancer
Ben
Ben
1
0
Depression
Ben
Ben
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Ben
Ben
1
0
Dry Mouth
Ben
Ben
1
1
Brain Damage
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Ben
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Benadryl during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Benylin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Benadryl and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Benylin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Ointment, Pill
Syrup
Dosages
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Capsule: 25 mg, 50 mg
Cream: 1%, 1%-0.1%
Liquid: 6.25 mg/5 mL, 12.5 mg/5 mL
Solution: 10 mg/mL, 50 mg/mL
Elixir: 12.5 mg/5 mL
Syringe: 50 mg/mL
Tablet: 25 mg
Syrup: 12.5 mg/5 mL, 15 mg/5 mL
Liquid: 5-100 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Diphenhydramine Hcl , Diphenhydramine Hcl/Zinc Acetate
Dextromethorphan, Guaifenesin/Dextromethorphan Hbr, Diphenhydramine Hcl, Dextromethorphan Hbr/P-Ephed Hcl/Acetaminophen/Chlorphenir
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Benadryl and Benylin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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