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FDA Consumer Health Information - Don't Swallow Benadryl Itch Stopping Gel: Use on Skin
Date:5/12/2010

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Swallowing a Benadryl gel product meant to be rubbed on the skin has caused serious side effects, including hallucinations and unconsciousness.

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