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benadryl for vertigo

A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Davidson
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unfortunately not. : While it can lead to sedation, typically it is not a first line option for vertigo. Ultimately it depends on the cause of the vertigo. Occasionally an ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
27 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Need to see a doctor: Vertigo can be a sign of a serious underlying condition and needs to be evaluated
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience Family Medicine
No, yes, and no.: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a good drug for allergy and allergic reactions and, very occasionally, for sleep. If your take it continuously to sleep ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Treat the allergies: Finding a good agent for your condition of allergies is your best chance at knocking out 2 birds with one stone. Treating dizziness with anything wil ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
See U PCP for evalua: And work up before considering any treatment, that way u know u r getting the correct treatment.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hien Tran
Dr. Hien Tran answered
14 years experience Pediatrics
Dehydration: U might be a little dehydrated and the allergy meds dry u out even more. I would try some Gatorade or a little salt in ur water. The other possibili ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Vertigo: They may help if it is caused by an allergy but otherwise not much.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Less likely: The better drugs are Meclizine and dramamine (dimenhydrinate). Both are otc.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine. It is normally used to help with allergy symptoms, sneezing, and runny nose. It can also help with itc ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
12 years experience Psychiatry
Bad idea: The snorting of medicines that are not supposed to be administered intranasally is usually going to lead to catastrophic effects. The consequences of ... Read More

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