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Diphenhydramine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


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Diphenhydramine
Tree Number(s)
D02.092.471.320
D02.455.426.559.389.115.250
Unique ID
D004155
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004155
Scope Note
A histamine H1 antagonist used as an antiemetic, antitussive, for dermatoses and pruritus, for hypersensitivity reactions, as a hypnotic, an antiparkinson, and as an ingredient in common cold preparations. It has some undesired antimuscarinic and sedative effects.
Entry Term(s)
2-Diphenylmethoxy-N,N-dimethylethylamine
Allerdryl
Benadryl
Benhydramin
Benylin
Benzhydramine
Dimedrol
Diphenhydramine Citrate
Diphenhydramine Citrate (1:1)
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride
Diphenylhydramin
Diphenylhydramine
Dormin
Pharm Action
Sleep Aids, Pharmaceutical
Anesthetics, Local
Antiemetics
Histamine H1 Antagonists
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Anti-Allergic Agents
Registry Number
8GTS82S83M
Related Numbers
147-24-0
4OD433S209
58-73-1
88637-37-0
TC2D6JAD40
CAS Type 1 Name
Ethanamine, 2-(diphenylmethoxy)-N,N-dimethyl-
NLM Classification #
QV 157
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/18
Diphenhydramine Preferred
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