Name of the drug   :


Active ingredient   :


Description of the drug:

It is an antihistamine.


Diphenhydramine is used in domestic animals primarily to treat allergic reactions.

It is also used sometimes to avoid motion sickness and as antivomitif .

contraindications   :

This medication should not be used in patients who are allergic.

It must also be used with caution in animals that

  •                    have glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye)
  •                    have an enlarged prostate
  •                    have an intestinal or bladder obstruction
  •                    suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  •                    suffer from hyperthyroidism
  •                    have high pressure
  •                    suffer from cardiovascular disease

Side effects   :

The most common side effects include lethargy, drowsiness, dryness of the mouth and urine retention.

Recommended follow-up   :

Consult the treating veterinarian again if the condition does not improve or if side effects occur and are severe, worsening or persistent.

Interaction with other drugs   :

Diphenhydramine may modify the effect of certain other medications when used simultaneously. You can ask your veterinarian which ones.

Please also inform the veterinarian if your pet is already taking any other drugs before starting treatment with diphenhydramine. This will allow him to make sure that they are compatible.

Form   :

Diphenhydramine is available in the form of tablets and injectable solution.

Storage   :

Store at room temperature between 15-30 ° C.

WARNING   : May cause paradoxical excitement. Does not taste good and may not beaccepted by some patients.