Were you looking for information about Diphenhydramine? Diphenhydromine is a common misspelling of diphenhydramine.
Diphenhydramine (Benadryl®, Sominex®, and many others) is the active ingredient in many allergy medications and sleep aids. It is a type of antihistamine that works by blocking H1 receptors and acetylcholine receptors in the body. There are many versions of this medicine; some are available by prescription only, while others can be found over the counter. You should talk to your healthcare provider before using this medication if you have GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), high blood pressure, or glaucoma.
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