Components:
Diphenhydramine
Method of action:
Antiallergic, Antihistamines For Systemic Use, Antipruritics, Incl. Antihistamines, Anesthetics, Etc, Hypnotic, Sedative
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Name of the medicinal product

Genahist

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Diphenhydramine

Therapeutic indications

The information provided in Therapeutic indications of Genahist is based on data of another medicine with exactly the same composition as the Genahist of the medicine (Diphenhydramine). Be careful and be sure to specify the information on the section Therapeutic indications in the instructions to the drug Genahist directly from the package or from the pharmacist at the pharmacy.
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Genahist® Allergy (diphenhydramine) 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
  • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold:
    • runny nose
    • sneezing

Dosage (Posology) and method of administration

The information provided in Dosage (Posology) and method of administration of Genahist is based on data of another medicine with exactly the same composition as the Genahist of the medicine (Diphenhydramine). Be careful and be sure to specify the information on the section Dosage (Posology) and method of administration in the instructions to the drug Genahist directly from the package or from the pharmacist at the pharmacy.
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Directions

  • do not use more than directed (see OVERDOSE warning)

adults and children 12 years of age and over 25 mg to 50 mg (1 to 2 capsules).
children 6 to under 12 years of age 12.5 mg ** to 25 mg (1 capsule).
children under 6 years of age consult a doctor

**12.5 mg dosage strength is not available in Genahist (diphenhydramine) ® Allergy Kapseals® Capsules.

Other information

  • store at 59° to 77°F in a dry place
  • protect from light

Contraindications

The information provided in Contraindications of Genahist is based on data of another medicine with exactly the same composition as the Genahist of the medicine (Diphenhydramine). Be careful and be sure to specify the information on the section Contraindications in the instructions to the drug Genahist directly from the package or from the pharmacist at the pharmacy.
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No information provided.

Special warnings and precautions for use

The information provided in Special warnings and precautions for use of Genahist is based on data of another medicine with exactly the same composition as the Genahist of the medicine (Diphenhydramine). Be careful and be sure to specify the information on the section Special warnings and precautions for use in the instructions to the drug Genahist directly from the package or from the pharmacist at the pharmacy.
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WARNINGS

Alcohol warning: If you consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take acetaminophen or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Acetaminophen may cause liver damage.

PRECAUTIONS

No information provided.

Undesirable effects

The information provided in Undesirable effects of Genahist is based on data of another medicine with exactly the same composition as the Genahist of the medicine (Diphenhydramine). Be careful and be sure to specify the information on the section Undesirable effects in the instructions to the drug Genahist directly from the package or from the pharmacist at the pharmacy.
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When using this product:

  • marked drowsiness may occur
  • avoid alcoholic drinks
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
  • excitability may occur, especially in children
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery

Overdose

The information provided in Overdose of Genahist is based on data of another medicine with exactly the same composition as the Genahist of the medicine (Diphenhydramine). Be careful and be sure to specify the information on the section Overdose in the instructions to the drug Genahist directly from the package or from the pharmacist at the pharmacy.
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Overdose warning: Taking more than the recommended dose may cause liver damage. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms