BENADRYL - diphenhydramine hydrochloride tablet, film coated 
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division

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Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Diphenhydramine HCl 25 mg





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
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged 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 drinks
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness
  • be careful 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 right away. (1-800-222-1222)


adults and children 12 years and over1 to 2 tablets
children 6 to under 12 years1 tablet
children under 6 yearsdo not use

Other information

Inactive ingredients

carnauba wax, croscarmellose sodium, D&C red no. 27 aluminum lake, dibasic calcium phosphate, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

call 1-877-717-2824 (toll-free) or 215-273-8755 (collect)


NDC 50580-226-51



Diphenhydramine HCl 25mg | Antihistamine

✓ Sneezing
✓ Runny Nose
✓ Itchy, Watery Eyes
✓ Itchy Throat

*small tablet size

actual size


diphenhydramine hydrochloride tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:50580-226
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
Carnauba Wax (UNII: R12CBM0EIZ)  
Croscarmellose Sodium (UNII: M28OL1HH48)  
D&C Red no. 27 (UNII: 2LRS185U6K)  
Aluminum Oxide (UNII: LMI26O6933)  
Dibasic Calcium Phosphate Dihydrate (UNII: O7TSZ97GEP)  
Hypromellose, Unspecified (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
Magnesium Stearate (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
Microcrystalline Cellulose (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
Polyethylene Glycol, Unspecified (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
Polysorbate 80 (UNII: 6OZP39ZG8H)  
Titanium Dioxide (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
Product Characteristics
ColorPINKScoreno score
FlavorImprint Code B;WL;25
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC:50580-226-501 in 1 CARTON06/04/2012
1100 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
2NDC:50580-226-512 in 1 CARTON06/04/2012
212 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
3NDC:50580-226-532 in 1 POUCH; Type 0: Not a Combination Product06/04/2012
4NDC:50580-226-5460 in 1 CARTON07/27/2015
42 in 1 POUCH; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
5NDC:50580-226-624 in 1 CARTON01/02/2017
52 in 1 POUCH; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
6NDC:50580-226-524 in 1 CARTON06/04/2012
612 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
7NDC:50580-226-563 in 1 PACKAGE02/01/2013
7NDC:50580-226-524 in 1 CARTON
712 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34109/01/2008
Labeler - Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division (878046358)

Revised: 12/2019
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Version: 13
Effective Time: 20191206
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division