Cheplapharm, HALBMOND, 20 tab
The drug is a sleep aid from the group of antihistamines.
It is taken for short-term treatment of sleep disorders.
The medicine is for use in adults.
The medicine must not be taken,
if you are allergic to diphenhydramine, other antihistamines or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
if you have an acute asthma attack.
if you suffer from green star.
if you have certain tumors of the adrenal medulla (pheochromocytoma).
if you suffer from an enlargement of the prostate gland with residual urine formation.
if you have epilepsy.
if you have potassium or magnesium deficiency.
if you have a slowed heartbeat.
if you have certain heart conditions (congenital QT syndrome or other heart damage, especially circulatory disorders of the coronary arteries, conduction disorders, arrhythmias).
if you are also taking medicines that also cause certain conduction disturbances in the heart (prolonging the QT interval on the ECG)
if you are also taking medicines that cause a decrease in blood potassium (see "Interactions" category).
if you are taking MAO inhibitors (medicines to treat depression) at the same time (see category "interactions").
if you drink alcohol at the same time.
if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
if you are under 18 years old.
Dosage of HALFMOND
Always take this medicine exactly as described or exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
The recommended dose is
Single dose = total daily dose
1 tablet (equivalent to 50 mg diphenhydramine hydrochloride)
You should not exceed the total daily dose.
If you suffer from impaired liver or kidney function, the dose of the medicine is too high for you. In this case, you should take a medicine with a lower dose.
Even in elderly or debilitated patients, who may be particularly sensitive, it is recommended to adjust the dose if necessary.
Duration of application
The duration of treatment should be as short as possible. It should generally be only a few days and not exceed 2 weeks.
Please talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you feel that the effect of the medicine is too strong or too weak.
If you take more than you should
Overdosing with diphenhydramine can be dangerous - especially for children and infants. In case of suspected overdose or poisoning immediately inform a doctor (eg poisoning emergency call)!
Overdoses with diphenhydramine are dependent on the amount consumed. First and foremost, disorders of the cardiovascular system and the central nervous system (confusion, anxiety, hallucinations, delirium, psychosis, excitement, seizures, loss of consciousness, even coma, respiratory disorders and even respiratory arrest) can occur.
There may also be increased muscle reflexes, fever, hot flashes, dry mucous membranes, blurred vision, constipation, decreased bowel sounds, drowsiness, mild hypertension, nausea, vomiting, urinary excretion, and metabolic hyperacidity of the blood.
Also, rhabdomyolysis (severe muscle damage) and impaired renal function have been observed.