Allergies cause the release of the chemical messenger histamine in the body, which causes unpleasant swelling, redness and itching, among other symptoms.
Diphenhydramine competes with the body’s own histamine, thereby suspending the effect of histamine, relieving itching, reducing swelling and generally quieting the patient.
Areas of application
As supportive treatment of allergic reactions, such as to pollen, certain foods and medicines, allergic sniffling, hives, itching, inflammatory skin reactions, contact dermatitis, itching skin rash, mucous membrane swelling and over-sensitivity.
only available on prescription | available only in pharmacies
For further information on safe use, precautions, interactions and undesirable effects please refer to the instructions for use or to a medical doctor or a pharmacist. The product information is referring to the current Austrian approval.