Nytol - Nytol Dosage, Side Effects and Overdose Symptoms

Nytol is an  over the counter sleep medicine in which the active ingredient is Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride, and belongs to the type of medicine called a sedating antihistamine.
Diphenhydramine enters the brain in significant quantities and causes drowsiness. It decreases the time taken to fall asleep and increases the depth and quality of sleep. This makes it helpful for the temporary relief of sleeping difficulties.

Nytol Dosage

Nytol tablets are in two variants labelled 'One a night' and 'Two a night'. The maximum dosage is 50mg Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride irrespective of whether you use two of the lower dose pills or one of the higher.

Nytol Side Effects

The documented side effects of Nytol include Dizziness, Drowsiness, Grogginess, Dry mouth, Nausea, Nervousness. However not all users of this drug will have some or all the side effects.

Overdose Symptoms

The overdose symptoms include Drowsiness, Nervousness, Unsteadiness, Tremor, Convulsions, Excitation, Flushed skin, Dilated pupils, Rapid heartbeat, Disorientation, Hallucinations, Delirium, Coma.

Other Warnings And Precautions

It is potentially dangerous to take more than the recommended dosage. Those on other medication or pregnant women should seek medical advice before using Nytol. Tolerance to the effect occurs over a couple of weeks, hence long term usage is discouraged .