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Why is this Diphenhydramine drug prescribed?

  Diphenhydramine is used to relieve red, irritated, itchy and watery eyes; sneezing; And flows caused by hay fever, allergies or colds. Diphenhydramine is also used to relieve coughing caused by minor irritation of the throat or airways. Diphenhydramine is also used to prevent and treat the plague and to treat insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep). Diphenhydramine is also used to control abnormal movements in people with early Parkinson's syndrome (a disorder of the nervous system that causes movement, muscle and balance problems) or who have movement problems such as Side effect of a drug.

  Diphenhydramine will relieve the symptoms of these conditions but will not treat the cause of symptoms or rapid recovery. Diphenhydramine should not be used to induce drowsiness in children. Diphenhydramine is in a class of drugs called antihistamines. This works by blocking the action of histamine, a substance in the body that causes allergic symptoms.