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2009-08-25 08:18:00

FT. WASHINGTON, Pa., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of ZYRTEC(R), McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., today announced the availability of two new allergy solutions to help adult and children allergy sufferers this fall allergy season. Children's ZYRTEC(R) PERFECT MEASURE(R) and ZYRTEC(R) Itchy Eye Drops are the most recent in the expanding ZYRTEC(R) portfolio of allergy products. The company also announced the launch of AllergyCast, an iPhone(R) application that...

2009-04-23 06:00:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Perspectives - a new division within the leading pharmaceutical conference and consulting company DTC Perspectives Inc. - has announced the finalists for the 2009 OTC National Advertising Awards. Among the leading healthcare brands named as finalists are Aleve, Benadryl, Claritin, Mucinex, MiraLAX, Neutrogena, and Zyrtec (see details below). All winners of OTC National Advertising Awards will be announced June 4, 2009, at a celebratory...

2009-04-20 05:00:00

Discovery Channel's Josh Bernstein Offers Fun and Wallet-Friendly Tips for Enjoying the Great Outdoors FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of BENADRYL(R) and the National Park Foundation (NPF) today announced a partnership designed to encourage everyone, including people with allergies, to pledge to spend more time enjoying outdoor moments with friends and family. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090420/NY01084 ) To kick off the campaign, Discovery...

2009-01-27 07:00:00

Allergy Product in New Bubble Gum Flavor for Ages Two Years and Older FT. WASHINGTON, Pa., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., today announced the availability of Children's ZYRTEC(R) Allergy Bubble Gum Syrup, a new sugar-free, dye-free bubble gum flavor product used to treat perennial and seasonal allergic rhinitis, also known as upper respiratory allergies, in children ages two years and older. Children's ZYRTEC(R) Allergy Bubble Gum Syrup...

2007-10-25 15:00:47

By PETER GOTT Dear Dr. Gott: As a senior of 73 years, I have been taking diphenhydramine (Benadryl) for several years as a sleep aid with no apparent side effects. An article in the AARP bulletin states "diphenhydramine is mostly bad news because its adverse effects are amplified in older people." Further, the lead author concludes that diphenhydramine "is a horrible choice (for seniors) -- I almost can't think of anything worse." What is your position on the matter? I am sure...

2006-07-03 15:00:00

CHICAGO (Reuters) - An antihistamine most commonly sold as Benadryl does little to help infants sleep through the night even though parents and some doctors think it does, according to a study published on Monday. Researchers at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, said they based the findings on a test of 44 children age 6 to 15 months, whose parents had reported they woke up in their cribs two or more times a night. In tests conducted in 2004 and 2005, some of the children were...

2006-05-23 07:48:22

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Diphenhydramine hydrochloride -- more familiarly known as Benadryl -- appears to be more effective than desloratadine, a.k.a. Clarinex, in relieving symptoms of moderate to severe hay fever, according to researchers. "Benadryl provided significantly better overall allergy symptom relief than Clarinex," investigator Dr. James T. Angello told Reuters Health. "Even more noteworthy in this study is the finding that Benadryl relieved nasal...

2006-05-19 19:47:38

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Diphenhydramine hydrochloride -- more familiarly known as Benadryl -- appears to be more effective than desloratadine, a.k.a. Clarinex, in relieving symptoms of moderate to severe hay fever, according to researchers. "Benadryl provided significantly better overall allergy symptom relief than Clarinex," investigator Dr. James T. Angello told Reuters Health. "Even more noteworthy in this study is the finding that Benadryl relieved nasal...


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