Dormin Sleep Aid (Oral)

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where to find dormin

where can i find dormin sleep aid in the algonquin, illinois area?
by kunal vashi in lake in the hills, illinois usa, 09/06/2008

How much is to much

Please let me know how much is to much Dormin to take at once. My friend took a lot and should I do something or let her sleep it off.
by tiarra, 02/08/2008

Dormin Sleep Aid (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Dormin Sleep Aid (Oral)

Dormin Sleep Aid (Oral) Medication Classification


Dormin Sleep Aid (Oral) Brandname

Benadryl, Benadryl Allergy, Serabrina LA France, Quenalin, Siladryl DAS, Siladryl Allergy, Allermax, Scot-Tussin Allergy Relief Formula, Dytuss, Silphen, Benylin Decongestant Cough, Truxadryl, Diphenhydramine HCl, Diphenyl Elixir, Altaryl

Dormin Sleep Aid (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Diphenhydramine (dye-fen-HYE-dra-meen) Treats hay fever and other types of allergies. May be used as a nighttime sleep aid. Belongs to a class of drugs called antihistamines.

When To Not Use Dormin Sleep Aid (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to diphenhydramine or any other antihistamines. This medicine should not be given to newborn infants or women who are breastfeeding.

How Should You Use Dormin Sleep Aid (Oral)

Capsule, Tablet, Liquid, Liquid Filled Capsule, Chewable Tablet

  • Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to take and how often.
  • You may take your medicine with food to avoid stomach upset.
  • Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup.
  • The chewable tablet must be chewed completely before you swallow it.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Take your medicine as soon as you remember that you have missed your dose.
  • If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose.
  • Do not take two doses at one time.

Proper Dormin Sleep Aid (Oral) Storage

Store Dormin Sleep Aid (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Dormin Sleep Aid (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Dormin Sleep Aid (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Avoid taking this medicine with other antihistamines or with monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) medicines such as Marplan®, Nardil®, or Parnate®.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine.
  • Avoid taking sleeping pills, tranquilizers, sedatives, narcotic-type pain killers, or antidepressants while you are taking diphenhydramine.

Dormin Sleep Aid (Oral) Warnings

  • Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have glaucoma, an enlarged prostate, or trouble urinating.
  • Diphenhydramine may make you drowsy or dizzy. Be careful when driving or operating machinery.

Dormin Sleep Aid (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Trouble breathing or shortness of breath
  • Hallucinations or nightmares
  • Severe drowsiness
  • Severe skin rash, itching, or hives
  • Pain when urinating or change in how much or how often you urinate
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Nervousness
  • Drowsiness
  • Clumsiness
  • Dry mouth or throat
  • Thickening of mucus
  • Upset stomach

Dormin Sleep Aid (Oral) Ratings

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Dormin Sleep Aid (Oral)

Effectiveness: ****

Ease of Use: *****

Overall Satisfaction: *****


Mike Laws, Bellwood Il - 09/04/2013

for the first time in a long time I have been able to sleep thru the night due to the fact that I started to take dormin sleep aids and now I find that they are not availible in the united states