Alternate Names : Benadryl overdose, Sominex overdose, Nytol overdose
This article discusses the health effects from an overdose of diphenhydramine, which is found in various over-the-counter allergy and sleep medicines.
Overdose occurs when someone accidentally or intentionally takes more than the normal or recommended amount of a drug or medication.
This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.
The ingredient diphenhydramine may be found in the following products:
This list is not all-inclusive.
Symptoms & Signs