Generic: diphenhydrAMINE-magnesium salicylate
An analgesic combination - It is used to treat patients with minor backaches that have trouble sleeping
What is this medicine?DIPHENHYDRAMINE, MAGNESIUM SALICYLATE (dye fen HYE dra meen; mag NEE zhum sa LI si late) is a combination of a sleep aid and a pain reliever. It is used to treat patients with minor backaches that have trouble sleeping.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
How should I use this medicine?Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the package or prescription label. You can take this medicine with or without food. If it upsets your stomach, take it with food. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Patients over 65 years old may have a stronger reaction and need a smaller dose.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.