What is Benadryl Allergy 10mg One a Day Tablets?
These Benadryl Allergy Tablets are a form of treatment that is designed to reduce the effects of allergies such as hay fever, and dust, pet or skin allergies. The active ingredient in these tablets is cetirizine. Cetirizine is an antihistamine that works to directly fight against the symptoms of an allergy.
What causes an allergy?
An allergy is caused when the body thinks that it has come into contact with harmful substances and produces histamines. A histamine is produced by the immune system and the central cause of many of the associated effects of an allergic reaction. A histamine regulates a number of areas in the body, including the brain. This is why many of the symptoms of an allergy as the same as other infections, such as the flu.
Who are these Benadryl tablets suitable for?
These tablets are suitable for adults and children aged 12 and over. Anyone who is allergic to the ingredients contained in the tablets should not use them. If you have or have had severe kidney problems in the past then you should not use these cetirizine tablets. Do not use these tablets when consuming alcohol or using any other form of medication.
Are these tablets suitable for someone who pregnant or breastfeeding?
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, then you should consult your doctor or pharmacist before using these tablets.
Will taking Benadryl have an effect on the ability to drive or use machinery?
In a word, yes. These tablets can potentially make you drowsy, which means that if you take these tablets then you should not use any machinery or drive.
How many Benadryl Allergy Tablets should be taken a day?
You should only use one tablet a day at any one time.
Are there any side effects?
Like with many medicines, there is the chance of side effects. Some of the potential side effects include:
- A headache or dizziness
- Upset stomach
- A runny nose
- Taste disorder
- Muscle spasms