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Children's benadryl allergy cold fastmelt tablets

Drug Facts:

Active Ingredients:                           Purposes:
(in each tablet)

Diphenhydramine citrate

 19 mg *                                            Antihistamine/cough suppressant

Pseudoephedrine HCl

 30 mg                                             Nasal decongestant

*equivalent to 12.5 mg of diphenhydramine HCl


  • temporarily relieves these symptoms of hay fever or the common cold:
    • runny nose
    • sneezing
    • nasal congestion
    • cough
  • temporarily relieves these additional symptoms of hay fever:
    • itching of the nose or throat
    • itchy, watery eyes


Do not use

  • if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric, or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.
  • with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • diabetes
  • cough accompanied by excessive phlegm (mucus)
  • glaucoma
  • a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
  • persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product

  • do not use more than directed
  • marked drowsiness may occur
  • excitability may occur, especially in children
  • avoid alcoholic drinks
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • you get nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
  • symptoms do not improve within 7 days or are accompanied by fever
  • cough persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by fever, rash, or persistent headache. These could be signs of a serious condition.

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


  • place in mouth and allow to dissolve
  • take every 4 hours

adults and children 12 years of age and over
2 tablets; do not take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor
children 6 to under 12 years of age
1 tablet; do not take more than 4 tablets in 24 hours or as directed by a doctor
children under 6 years of age
ask a doctor

Other Information:

  • phenylketonurics: contains phenylalanine 4.6 mg per tablet
  • store at 59° to 77°F in a dry place

Inactive Ingredients:   Aspartame, citric acid, D&C red no. 7 calcium lake, ethylcellulose, flavor, lactitol, magnesium stearate, mannitol, polyethylene, soy protein isolate, and stearic acid

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How Supplied

Available in boxes of 20 dissolving tablets.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.