Unisom Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled 50Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Nighttime Sleep Aid MS Softgel
CVS Pharmacy, Inc
Pill Identification: A99 

What is this Medicine?

DIPHENHYDRAMINE (dye fen HYE dra meen) is an antihistamine. This medicine is used to treat occasional sleeplesness.

In-Depth Information

Unisom SleepGels 50mg Gelcap

NDC: 005016000
  • Over the Counter
    (Prescription Not Required)
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Insomnia

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Unisom SleepGels 50mg Gelcap

Reported Side Effects for Unisom SleepGels 50mg Gelcap

Restlessness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
2.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
2.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
4.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
>4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
21.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Unisom SleepGels 50mg Gelcap

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Unisom SleepGels 50mg Gelcap(Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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