Label: ALLERGY RELIEF- diphenhydramine hcl capsule

  • NDC Code(s): 68016-640-10, 68016-640-24
  • Packager: Chain Drug Consortium
  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph final

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  • Active ingredient (in each banded capsule)

    Diphenhydramine HCl 25 mg

  • Purpose

    Antihistamine

  • Uses

    • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies:
      • runny nose
      • itchy, watery eyes
      • sneezing
      • itching of the nose or throat
    • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to the common cold:
      • runny nose
      • sneezing
  • Warnings

    Do not use

    • to make a child sleepy
    • with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
    • glaucoma
    • difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    taking sedatives or tranquilizers.

    When using this product

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

    If pregnant or breast-feeding,

    ask a health professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away.

  • Directions

    • take every 4 to 6 hours
    • do not take more than 6 doses in 24 hours
    adults and children 12 years and over1 to 2 capsules
    children 6 to under 12 years1 capsule
    children under 6 yearsdo not use

  • Other information

    • TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF OUTER PACKAGE IS OPENED OR BLISTER IS TORN OR BROKEN OR IF RED BAND AROUND CAPSULE IS BROKEN OR MISSING
    • store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)
    • protect from moisture
    • see end flap for expiration date and lot number
  • Inactive ingredients

    butylparaben, corn starch, D&C red #28, edible ink, FD&C blue #1, FD&C red #40, gelatin, lactose anhydrous, magnesium stearate, methylparaben, polysorbate 80, propylparaben, silicon dioxide

  • Questions or comments?

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  • Principal Display Panel

    Premier
    Value®

    *COMPARE TO THE ACTIVE INGREDIENT
    IN BENADRYL®

    Allergy Relief
    Diphenhydramine HCl, 25 mg
    ANTIHISTAMINE

    Allergy relief for: 
    • sneezing  
    • runny nose
    • itchy, watery eyes 
    • itchy throat

    24 Capsules

    PV
    INDEPENDENTLY TESTED
    SATISFACTION GUARANTEED

    TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF PACKAGE IS OPENED
    OR IF BLISTER UNIT IS TORN OR BROKEN OR IF
    RED BAND AROUND CAPSULE IS BROKEN OR MISSING

    *This product is not manufactured or distributed
    by Johnson & Johnson Corporation, owner of the
    registered trademark Benadryl®.
    50844           REV1117A19008

    Distributed By:
    Pharmacy Value Alliance, LLC
    407 East Lancaster Avenue,
    Wayne, PA 19087

    If for any reason you are
    not satisfied with this product,
    please return it to the store
    where purchased for a full refund.

    Premier Value 44-190

    Premier Value 44-190

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    ALLERGY RELIEF 
    diphenhydramine hcl capsule
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:68016-640
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE (UNII: TC2D6JAD40) (DIPHENHYDRAMINE - UNII:8GTS82S83M) DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE25 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    BUTYLPARABEN (UNII: 3QPI1U3FV8)  
    STARCH, CORN (UNII: O8232NY3SJ)  
    D&C RED NO. 28 (UNII: 767IP0Y5NH)  
    FD&C BLUE NO. 1 (UNII: H3R47K3TBD)  
    FD&C RED NO. 40 (UNII: WZB9127XOA)  
    GELATIN, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 2G86QN327L)  
    ANHYDROUS LACTOSE (UNII: 3SY5LH9PMK)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    METHYLPARABEN (UNII: A2I8C7HI9T)  
    POLYSORBATE 80 (UNII: 6OZP39ZG8H)  
    PROPYLPARABEN (UNII: Z8IX2SC1OH)  
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorPINK, WHITEScoreno score
    ShapeCAPSULESize14mm
    FlavorImprint Code 44;107
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:68016-640-242 in 1 CARTON03/15/1990
    112 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2NDC:68016-640-101 in 1 CARTON03/15/1990
    2100 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34103/15/1990
    Labeler - Chain Drug Consortium (101668460)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    LNK International, Inc.038154464PACK(68016-640)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    LNK International, Inc.832867837PACK(68016-640)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    LNK International, Inc.967626305PACK(68016-640)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    LNK International, Inc.868734088MANUFACTURE(68016-640) , PACK(68016-640)