FAQ - allergy relief


Here’s a list of common questions and answers about FIRSTCARE® ALLERGY RELIEF GUMMY BITES


Frequently Asked Questions
25 mg Diphenhydramine HCl Allergy Relief Soft Chews

Frequently Asked Questions
Allergy Relief Soft Chews - Diphenhydramine HCl, 25 mg | Antihistamine 

What is FirstCare® Allergy Relief Soft Chews - Diphenhydramine HCl, 25 mg | Antihistamine

FirstCare® Allergy Relief is an antihistamine with gummy-like texture that helps temporarily alleviate allergy symptoms induced by hay fever & seasonal allergies.

What symptoms does FirstCare® Allergy Relief Soft Chews relieve?

FirstCare® Allergy Relief Soft Chews temporarily relieves these indoor and outdoor allergy symptoms due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies:
• Runny nose
• Itchy, watery eyes
• Sneezing
• Itching of the nose or throat

Is FirstCare® Allergy Relief Soft Chews effective for all allergens?

No, FirstCare® Allergy Relief Soft Chews are only effective on hay fever & season allergens that cause sneezing, itchy, watery eyes, and itchy throat.

What’s the best time of day to take FirstCare® Allergy Relief Soft Chews?

  1. It is advisable to take it in the evening when you are done with important tasks or before going to bed, as the common ingredient, diphenhydramine, may cause drowsiness.

Does FirstCare® Allergy Relief Soft Chews cause drowsiness?

Yes, the diphenhydramine in FIRSTCARE ALLERGY RELIEF can cause drowsiness.

How frequently can I take FirstCare® Allergy Relief Soft Chews? Here are the Directions to use: 

• Take every 4 to 6 hours, or as directed by a doctor
• Do not take more than 6 times in 24 hours
• Find right dose on chart below


Sr. No

Age (yr)

Dose (gummy bite)


Adults and children 12 years and over

1 to 2 pieces (25 mg to 50 mg)


Children 6 to 11 years

1 piece (25 mg)


Children under 6 years

Do not use



How long does it take for FirstCare® Allergy Relief Soft Chews to work?

Many of our consumers said that it usually takes 15 to 30 minutes to work.

What is the active ingredient in FirstCare® Allergy Relief Soft Chews?

The active ingredient in FirstCare® is diphenhydramine, which is an antihistamine and can cause drowsiness.

Can I take FirstCare® soft chews while pregnant or breastfeeding?

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Should I avoid certain foods while taking FirstCare® Allergy Relief Soft Chews?

No food restriction for this product.

Is FIRSTCARE® ALLERGY RELIEF Soft Chews free from Preservatives?

Yes. FIRSTCARE® ALLERGY RELIEF Soft Chews is free from preservatives

Is FirstCare® Allergy Relief Soft Chews free from GMO (Genetically Modified Organism)?

FirstCare® Allergy Relief Gummy Bites is free from GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) as no excipients containing Genetically Modified Organisms.

Is FirstCare® Allergy Relief Soft Chews free from Gluten?

FirstCare® Allergy Relief Gummy Bites is Gluten free.

Is FirstCare® Allergy Relief Gummy Bites free from TSE-BSE?

FirstCare® Allergy Relief Gummy Bites is free from TSE-BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)/Transmissible Spongiphorm Encephalopathy (TSE)) as the product does not contain any ingredient of animal origin. Therefore BSE/TSE would not be expected to be present in our products.

Inactive Ingredients:

• Citric Acid
• Flavor
• Glucose Syrup
• Hydroxypropyl Betadex
• Magnesium Stearate
• Maltitol Solution
• Maltodextrin
• Mineral Oil
• Neotame
• Purified Water
• Seaweed Extract (Carrageenan)
• Sodium Chloride
• Starch
• Sucralose
• Sucrose
• Trisodium Citrate Dihydrate


When using this product:


1. Excitability may occur, especially in children

    1. 2. Marked drowsiness may occur

    2. 3. Avoid alcoholic drinks

    3. 4. Alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness

    4. 5. Be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery

    5. 6. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away.



  • Do not use:

  1. 1. To make a child sleepy.

  2. 2. With any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin.

  • Ask a healthcare professional before use if you have:

  1. 1. A breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis

  2. 2.Glaucoma

  3. 3.Trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland

  4. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking:
  1. 1. Sedatives or tranquilizers


Product Characteristics:

• Color- yellow (Light pink to red pink)
• Flavor- Mixed Berry
• Score- no score
• Size- 23 mm
• Appearance of FIRSTCARE® ALLERGY RELIEF SOFT CHEWS is ‘Light pink to red pink colored, mixed berry flavored, rectangular shape bar with occasional sprinkled white powder marked with “O” indentation on one side.
• Color variation is natural and not an indication of a quality problem.

Package Label:

Diphenhydramine HCl 25 mg - Antihistamine

Mixed Berry Gum Flavored


Relief of:
• Sneezing

• Runny Nose

• Itchy, Watery Eyes
• Itchy Throat



• NDC# 71594-708-08


Other Information:

• Each soft chew contains sodium 9 mg.

• Very low sodium
• Store in a cool dry place between 20-25°C (68-77°F).

Child resistant container; do not use if printed seal under cap is broken or missing.