In the United States and Canada, it is the first-generation antihistamine diphenhydramine. Diphenhydramine also can cause sleepiness. The product is not recommended for use to make a child sleep. Some products marketed in Australia and New Zealand as a cough medicine with the Benadryl name contain diphenhydramine.
Benadryl is available for by mouth or topical use. It is marketed without a prescription by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil Consumer Healthcare. Before 2007, Benadryl was marketed by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare.
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