Definition of Benadryl

1. Noun. Antihistamine (trade name Benadryl) used to treat allergic reactions involving the nasal passages (hay fever) and also to treat motion sickness.

Exact synonyms: Diphenhydramine
Generic synonyms: Antihistamine

Definition of Benadryl

1. antihistamine used to treat allergic reactions involving the nasal passages and also to treat motion sickness -- a trademark [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Benadryl

Bemisia tabaci
Ben Gurion
Ben Hecht
Ben Hogan
Ben Jonson
Ben Nevis
Ben Shahn
Ben Sira
Benadryl (current term)
Bence Jones albumin
Bence Jones protein
Bence Jones proteins
Bence Jones proteinuria
Bence Jones reaction
Benday process
Bender Visual Motor Gestalt test
Bender gestalt test

Literary usage of Benadryl

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Department of Defense Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program: Congressional edited by John Warner (2001)
"Additionally, the physicians provided the cadets with Tylenol and Benadryl to ease any potential discomfort. None of the 25 cadets experienced an adverse ..."

2. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"... but can be controlled by the use of topical ointments, such as hydrocortisone, and oral medications, such as antihistamines (eg, Benadryl or ..."

3. Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and by Richard Ries (1996)
"... are approved for sale as over- the-counter hypnotics, including diphenhydramine (Nytol, Benadryl), doxylamine (Unisom), and pyrilamine (Quiet World). ..."

4. Community Corrections in America: New Directions & Sounder Investments for edited by Arthur J. Lurigio (1999)
"... or over-the-counter drugs (eg, benadryl, diet pills, inhalants, etc.) because of the high incidence of abuse of these substances by this population. ..."

5. U. S. Dual-Use Exports to Iraq and Their Impact on the Health of the Persian by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"She was treated with ointments and benadryl for a "skin condition." Ms. Sweatman had heard the chemical alarms go off on other occasions prior to the ..."

6. A Traveler's Guide to the Galapagos Islands by Barry Boyce (2004)
"Typical allergy medication (including Benadryl*) is not strong enough for an anaphylactic reaction. Bring 1-2 norepinephrine jabber sticks with you (it's ..."

7. The Navy Seal Nutrition Guide by Patricia A. Deuster (1996)
"Many types of antihistamines are used, with the most common ones being Benadryl and Seldane. One of the most common side effects of many antihistamines is ..."

8. Treatment for Stimulant Use Disorders edited by Richard A. Rawson, Rose M. Urban (2000)
"Benadryl is also used for its sedating properties and for its effects on the dermatologic problems that often accompany MA use (eg, ..."

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