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Who should take diphenhydramine?

Diphenhydramine is intended for people with symptoms of allergies or the common cold. It may also be useful for someone with a mild form of Parkinson's disease, motion sickness or mild sleep disturbances. This medication can generally be used by any age group, except for children under four years of age. Children should take a lower dose of the medications as instructed by the product directions. Older people also may require a lower dosage.

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