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    Caladryl(Piramal) Information

    Caladryl(Piramal) is a prescription medicine that is available as a Lotion. It is primarily used for the treatment of Allergy, Motion Sickness, Allergic Rhinitis. The alternative uses of Caladryl(Piramal) have also been explained below.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Caladryl(Piramal). Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    The side effects typically associated with Caladryl(Piramal) include Unsteadiness. While these are the most often observed Caladryl(Piramal) side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Caladryl(Piramal) normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    Caladryl(Piramal)'s effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Severe while nursing. Further, the section on Caladryl(Piramal) related warnings talks about Caladryl(Piramal)'s effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Caladryl(Piramal) is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Peptic Ulcer, Depression as it can result in adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Caladryl(Piramal) contraindications section.

    Besides this, Caladryl(Piramal) may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Caladryl(Piramal) is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.

    Caladryl(Piramal) Benefits & Uses

    Caladryl(Piramal) is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Caladryl(Piramal) Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage

    Caladryl(Piramal) Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Caladryl(Piramal) is used -


    • Hypersensitivity
    • Seizures (uncontrollable jerking of limbs)




    • Unsteadiness

    Caladryl(Piramal) Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Caladryl(Piramal) safe for pregnant women?

      Caladryl can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Caladryl right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

    • Is the use of Caladryl(Piramal) safe during breastfeeding?

      Caladryl should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

    • What is the effect of Caladryl(Piramal) on the Kidneys?

      Caladryl rarely harms the kidneys.

    • What is the effect of Caladryl(Piramal) on the Liver?

      Caladryl can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

    • What is the effect of Caladryl(Piramal) on the Heart?

      Caladryl may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.


    Severe Interaction of Caladryl(Piramal) with Other Drugs

    Caladryl(Piramal) should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -



    Caladryl(Piramal) Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Caladryl(Piramal) unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    Frequently asked Questions about Caladryl(Piramal)

    • Is this Caladryl(Piramal) habit forming or addictive?

      Caladryl(Piramal) is not addictive in nature.

    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

      No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Caladryl(Piramal) as you may feel sleepy.

    • Is it safe?

      Yes, but take Caladryl(Piramal) only as per medical advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      Caladryl(Piramal) is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.


    Caladryl(Piramal) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Caladryl(Piramal)

      Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Caladryl(Piramal) and food will interact.

    • Interaction between Alcohol and Caladryl(Piramal)

      Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Caladryl(Piramal) as it can have severe side effects.


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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 441-443

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 663

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Diphenhydramine (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)

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