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Unisom sleepmelts

The generic term is diphenhydramine [DYE-fenhye-dra-meen]

Brand names include: Allergy (Diphenhydramine hcl), Allergy Relief (Diphenhydramine hcl), Banophen, Benadryl, Benadryl Allergy,… Display all 41 brands
Classification of drug classes: Anticholinergic antiemetics Antihistamines, anticholinergic antiparkinson drugs, various anxiolytics, sedatives, and other hypnotics

What is Unisom sleepmelts?

Unisom sleepmelts is an antihistamine that is employed to address sneezing eyes, runny nose and hives, skin rashes, itching, as well as other allergy or cold symptoms.

Unisom sleepmelts also serves for treating motion sickness as well as to help induce sleep, as well as to combat some symptoms of Parkinson's disease. This sleep aid medicine is not recommended for use by children under 12 years old.

There are a variety of kinds and brands of diphenhydramine available. There aren't all brands included in this leaflet.Unisom sleepmelts can be used to treat conditions not covered in this guideline.

Side effects of Unisom sleepmelts

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms warning signs of an allergic response, like hives, trouble breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, and throat,

Unisom sleepmelts may cause serious side effects. Stop using Unisom sleepmelts immediately and consult your doctor immediately in the event of:

  • Extremely sleepiness, severe drowsiness
  • Urination that is painful or difficult to urinate

The effects of side effects like dry mouth, constipation, and confusion are more common in older people.

Common adverse reactions to Unisom sleepmelts can include:

  • Drowsiness;
  • Dry eyes, blurred vision
  • Dry nose, mouth, or throat;
  • Less frequent urination;
  • Constipation;
  • Being anxious or restless (especially when it is a child). Feeling anxious or restless (especially in children)
  • Daytime drowsiness as well as the "hangover" feeling that comes after a night of use

This isn't a complete list of possible side effects, and others could happen. Consult a physician if experiencing any adverse side effects, and report any suspected tollfree numbers 1-800-FDA-1088 immediately if any arise.


Make sure you use Unisom sleepmelts precisely as prescribed. In excess, Unisom sleepmelts may cause severe heart issues, seizures, coma, or even death.

Do not take this medicine to help a child fall asleep. Unisom sleepmelts sleep aid medicine is not suitable for use with children who are less than 12 years old.

Before you start taking this medicine, make sure to consult your doctor.

It is not recommended to apply Unisom sleepmelts if you have an allergy to them.

Consult a pharmacist or doctor for a recommendation on whether this medicine is suitable for you if you previously had:

  • An enlarged prostate or urinary tract problem
  • Asthma, chronic obstructive respiratory illness (COPD), or any other breathing disorders;
  • Glaucoma;
  • A thyroid condition.

Consult a physician before taking this medicine if you are breastfeeding or pregnant. Unisom sleepmelts may reduce the production of breast milk.

How to take Unisom Sleep Melts?

Take exactly as indicated on the label or as recommended by your physician. Unisom sleepmelts is designed for use in short-term intervals until symptoms are gone.A high dose of sleepmelts from Unisom can cause severe heart problems, seizures, and coma, as well as death.

Always adhere to the directions on the label of the medicine about the administration of Unisom sleepmelts to children. Do not take the medication solely to induce sleepiness in a child. Death can occur because of the improper use of antihistamines in children who are very young.

To treat motion sickness, you should take Unisom sleepmelts for 30 minutes prior to the situation that can trigger motion sickness (such as an extended car ride or flight, amusement parks, etc.). Take this medicine every day in between meals and at night throughout the time that you are experiencing motion sickness.

To aid in sleep For a better night's sleep, you can use Unisom sleepmelts in the 30 minutes prior to bedtime.You should chew the tablet thoroughly before you swallow it.Take care when measuring liquid medicines. Use the dosing needle provided or use a dosage-measuring device (not an ordinary spoon).

Discard the tablet for oral disintegration from the packaging only after it is time to consume the medication. Put the tablet in your mouth and let it disintegrate without chewing. Drink several times until the tablet disintegrates.Contact your doctor to discuss your condition if the one you're taking care of with the Unisom sleepmelts does not improve or you are suffering from a fever that is accompanied by a headache, cough, or an itch on your skin.

Avoid using sleepmelts from Unisom for more than two weeks in order to treat sleep issues or for more than 7 days for the treatment of allergies or cold symptoms.Unisom sleepmelts may influence the results of skin tests for allergies. Be sure to inform any doctor treating you that you're using Unisom sleepmelts.Place it in a cool, dry place far from heat and moisture.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Because Unisom sleepmelts are only used for emergencies, it is possible that you are not following a regular dosing regimen. Do not miss any doses when it's time to get the next dose. Do not take two doses at once.

What happens if I overdose?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency treatment or contact the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222. A diphenhydramine overdose could be fatal.

The symptoms of an overdose can consist of vomiting, confusion, extreme sleepiness, and ringing in your ears. There is no urine, a very dry mouth and eyes, dilates the pupils, quick heartbeats, tremors, anxiety, hallucinations, or seizures.

What should be avoided?

Avoid driving and other hazardous activities until you are aware of the effects Unisom sleepmelts can have on your body. The way you react could be impaired.Alcohol consumption can cause an increase in certain adverse effects of diphenhydramine.

Consult a physician or pharmacist prior to using any other medication that could comprise Unisom sleepmelts. These include sleep medications, allergies, colds, or anti-itch medicines that are applied to the skin. If you take too much of this medication, it could result in a non-fatal overdose.

Interaction with other drugs

Consult a physician or pharmacist prior to using Unisom sleepmelts in conjunction with other medications, particularly those that induce the feeling of drowsiness (such as opioids or sleep medication, a muscle relaxer, or medicine to treat anxiety as well as seizures). Inform your doctor of your current medications and any medication you begin or stop taking. This includes over-the-counter and prescription medications, vitamins, and herbs. Not all interactions are included in this list.



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