What is Benadryl gel?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs


Generic name: Diphenhydramine

Benadryl gel is a topical brand of diphenhydramine. It is used topically for relief of pain and itching associated with insect bites, minor cuts and burns, or rashes due to poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Benadryl gel

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Benadryl gel

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Benadryl gel


Stopped taking Benadryl gel

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
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There are no evaluations for Benadryl gel.