There are some diseases that are seasonal. They come and go with seasons but still they are very much annoying. They might not prove to be fatal for us but still they creep us out and make our lives a living hell for sure.
Some of these diseases are Common Cold, Hay fever and Allergies.
These diseases might just look at normal and non fatal diseases but still they can seriously harm the health of a person if proper treatment isn’t provided to the patient.
So, for the patients of Hay fever, common cold or certain types of allergies Benadryl is used.
Benadryl is actually an Antihistamine that helps with these indications and improves the health of the patient.
Different Forms Of Benadryl
Benadryl is usually found in the following forms.
- Single Coated Pills
- Slowly Dissolving Films
- Chewable Pills
- Suspension Form
- Liquid Form
How Does It Work?
Benadryl is actually an Antihistamine and as the name of it suggests that it works by blocking a certain natural substance (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction.
This slows down the adverse effects of the allergy reaction and the patient recovers sooner rather than later.
Whenever you go to a registered medical practitioner, he has all the knowledge and experience in the world to decide what Dosage should be given to you and this right should always stay with him.
He has the best knowledge about your current status of health as well as the background of your disease. He is in a perfect condition to tell about what kind of dosage can be given to you.
We all have our responsibilities right? Your biggest responsibility as a patient is to follow the advice of your doctor at all costs and never go against the prescription of your doctor.
How To Use It
The usage of Benadryl depends upon the type of medication that has been prescribed to you. If it is a single coated pill, then you can simply take it with water or milk and even before or after food.
However, if it is in the form of slowly dissolving film then you should place that film in your mouth and wait for it to be dissolved completely.
Similarly, if you are using a chewable medicine then you should chew it properly to get the best results out of it.
If you are using a suspension form or liquid form then always measure the Dosage according to the measuring flask and never go against that Dosage.
Side Effects Of Benadryl
There are certain side effects that should be kept in mind.
- It can cause Dizziness.
- It can cause Constipation.
- It can even cause some counter allergies in some cases.
- Feelings of Nausea can also come.
Precautionary Measures To Take While Using Benadryl
- Don’t use Alcohol along with it.
- It can cause lack of focus so you need to avoid Opioid drugs with it.
- Do not overdose yourself.
- Always be responsible and follow the instructions of your doctor.