FAQ - Dormin - OTC Sleep Aid - Diphenhydramine Mini-Capsules

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the active ingredient in Dormin that works so well?

Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine which blocks off the chemical histamine, inducing a sensation of drowsiness to assist in falling asleep.

How often should I use Dormin?

Dormin is intended to be used on the occasional sleepless night. Products containing antihistamines should be used at a maximum of two or three days successively. Speak with your doctor if sleeplessness lasts for more than three days. Insomnia may be a symptom of an underlying medical condition.

What are the Dormin Drug Facts?

Please see the Drug Facts label on the Dormin packaging, or the Our Products page of this web site.

Can I use Dormin if pregnant or breastfeeding?

Speak with your healthcare provider if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Can children take Dormin?

Dormin is for adults and children 12 years of age or older.

Is Dormin safe to use with other medications?

Do not use Dormin with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin

Ask a doctor before use if you have a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis, glaucoma, or trouble urinating due to enlarged prostate gland.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking sedatives or tranquilizers

What is the appropriate dose of Dormin?

Two mini-capsules equals a full dose.


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