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Children's Allergy

Generic name: diphenhydramine hydrochloride
Dosage form: oral liquid
Drug class: Anticholinergic antiemetics, Anticholinergic antiparkinson agents, Antihistamines, Miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics

Medically reviewed by Last updated on March 22, 2021.

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Active Ingredient

Diphenhydramine HCl 12.5 mg




• temporarily relieves:
• runny nose • sneezing
• itchy, watery eyes due to hay fever or other
upper respiratory allergies
• itching of the nose or throat

Do Not Use

• to make a child sleepy
• if you are on a sodium-restricted diet
• with any other product containing diphenhydramine,
including one applied topically.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

• glaucoma
• trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
• a breathing problem such as emphysema or
chronic bronchitis

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product

• marked drowsiness may occur
• sedatives and tranquilizers may increase
• excitability may occur, especially in children

Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children.

In case of accidental overdose, seek professional
assistance or contact a Poison Control Center


• use only enclosed dosing cup designed for use with
this product. Do not use any other dosing device.
• take every 4 to 6 hours
• do not exceed 6 doses in a 24-hour period

age dose
children 6 years to under 12 years 1 to 2 teaspoonfuls (12.5 mg to 25 mg)
children 4 years to under 6 years do not use unless directed by a doctor
children under 4 years do not use

Other information

• each teaspoon contains: sodium 6 mg
• store at controlled room temperature

Inactive ingredients

citric acid, flavors, glycerin, poloxamer 407, purified water, red 33, red 40,
sodium benzoate, sodium chloride, sodium citrate, and sugar

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Children's Allergy
Liquid Medication
Relieves Sneezing, runny nose, itchy, watery eyes, itchy throat
Cherry flavored
alcohol free
Diphenhydramine HCI
4 fl oz 118mL

diphenhydramine hydrochloride liquid
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:63941-025
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride (Diphenhydramine) Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 12.5 mg in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
Citric Acid
Poloxamer 407
Sodium Benzoate
Sodium Chloride
Sodium Citrate
D&C RED NO. 33
Product Characteristics
Color Score
Shape Size
Flavor CHERRY (Cherry Flavor) Imprint Code
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:63941-025-04 118 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
OTC monograph final part341 04/28/2009
Labeler - Best Choice (868703513)
Registrant - Aaron Industries, Inc. (101896231)
Name Address ID/FEI Operations
Aaron Industries, Inc. 101896231 manufacture, analysis
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