Meladryl Lotion

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Meladryl Information

Meladryl, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Lotion. Allergy, Motion Sickness, Allergic Rhinitis are some of its major therapeutic uses. Meladryl also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The correct dosage of Meladryl depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

The most common side effects of Meladryl are Unsteadiness. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Meladryl as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Meladryl go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

In addition, Meladryl's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Meladryl has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Meladryl related warnings section.

Meladryl is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Peptic Ulcer, Depression as it can result in adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Meladryl are listed in the contraindications section below.

Besides this, Meladryl may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Meladryl, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.

Meladryl Benefits & Uses

Meladryl is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Meladryl Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage

Meladryl Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Meladryl safe for pregnant women?

    Meladryl may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Meladryl, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

  • Is the use of Meladryl safe during breastfeeding?

    Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Meladryl. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

  • What is the effect of Meladryl on the Kidneys?

    Meladryl may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

  • What is the effect of Meladryl on the Liver?

    Meladryl can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

  • What is the effect of Meladryl on the Heart?

    Meladryl has very mild side effects on the heart.


Severe Interaction of Meladryl with Other Drugs

Meladryl should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -



Meladryl Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Meladryl unless your doctor advises you to do so -

Frequently asked Questions about Meladryl

  • Is this Meladryl habit forming or addictive?

    No, there is no any evidence that Meladryl is addictive.

  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Meladryl can make you feel drowsy.

  • Is it safe?

    Yes, but take Meladryl only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, Meladryl cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.


Meladryl Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Meladryl

    There is no information on the effects of taking Meladryl with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

  • Interaction between Alcohol and Meladryl

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Meladryl as it can have severe side effects.


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 441-443

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 663

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Diphenhydramine (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)

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