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Benadryl Allergy Plus Congestion

Medically reviewed on May 1, 2017

Dosage form: tablet, film coated
Ingredients: Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 25mg, Phenylephrine Hydrochloride 10mg
Labeler: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division
NDC Code: 50580-415

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Benadryl Allergy Plus Congestion

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each tablet)Purposes
Diphenhydramine HCl 25 mgAntihistamine
Phenylephrine HCl 10 mgNasal decongestant

Uses
  • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies:
    • runny nose
    • sneezing
    • itchy, watery eyes
    • itching of the nose or throat
    • nasal congestion
  • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold:
    • runny nose
    • sneezing
    • nasal congestion
  • temporarily relieves sinus congestion and pressure

Warnings

Do not use
  • to make a child sleepy
  • with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin
  • 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.

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • heart disease
  • high blood pressure
  • thyroid disease
  • diabetes
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
  • glaucoma

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

When using this product
  • do not exceed recommended dose
  • marked drowsiness may occur
  • avoid alcoholic drinks
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery
  • excitability may occur, especially in children

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • nervousness, dizziness, or sleeplessness occur
  • symptoms do not improve within 7 days or occur with a fever

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. (1-800-222-1222)

Directions
adults and children 12 years and over
  • take 1 tablet every 4 hours
  • do not take more than 6 tablets in 24 hours
children under 12 yearsask a doctor

Other information
  • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F).
  • do not use if carton is opened or if blister unit is broken

Inactive ingredients

carnauba wax, FD&C blue no. 1 aluminum lake, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, modified starch, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, powdered cellulose, pregelatinized starch, sodium starch glycolate, talc, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

call 1-888-217-2117 (toll-free) or 215-273-8755 (collect)

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

NDC 50580-415-01

Benadryl®

ALLERGY PLUS
CONGESTION

Diphenhydramine HCl 25mg | Antihistamine
Phenylephrine HCl 10mg | Nasal Decongestant

✓ Sneezing
✓ Runny Nose
✓ Sinus Congestion
✓ Itchy, Watery Eyes
✓ Itchy Throat
✓ Sinus Pressure

ULTRATABS®*
*small tablet size

actual size

24 TABLETS

BENADRYL ALLERGY PLUS CONGESTION 
diphenhydramine hydrochloride and phenylephrine hydrochloride tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:50580-415
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride (Diphenhydramine) Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride25 mg
Phenylephrine Hydrochloride (Phenylephrine) Phenylephrine Hydrochloride10 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
carnauba wax 
FD&C blue no. 1 
aluminum oxide 
magnesium stearate 
microcrystalline cellulose 
polyethylene glycol, unspecified 
polyvinyl alcohol, unspecified 
powdered cellulose 
sodium starch glycolate type A potato 
talc 
titanium dioxide 
Product Characteristics
ColorBLUEScoreno score
ShapeOVALSize13mm
FlavorImprint CodePE;WL95
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:50580-415-012 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
112 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34106/19/2017
Labeler - Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division (878046358)

 
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division

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