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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Dried up and sleepy: Why would you want to take benadry (the brand name for diphenhydramine) long term? Fagetaboutit. Side effects are drying of mucous membrane, drowsi ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Several: The most common side effect of taking too much Benadryl (diphenhydramine) would be excessive drowsiness. Other possible side effects include dizziness ... Read More
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Dr. Gena Kluwe
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Most common side: Effects of Diphenhydramine are drowsiness, dry mouth, constipation, blurry vision, thickenened secretions, impaired coordination. There is a big laund ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Several: The most common side effect of taking too much Benadryl (diphenhydramine) would be excessive drowsiness. Other possible side effects include dizziness ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
53 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not months: Depands dose , drowsy and sleepy so--nofun for sex, would last 6==8 hrs.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Just be careful, side effects depend on many factors, hope you didn't exceed the recommended dosage
A male asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
51 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No worries!: This should not cause any problem. Most medicines loose effectiveness after the expiration date. It is advisable not to take again.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Relax: just don't drive, don't stay alone, no more benadryl for now and no more alcohol. It may take up to 12 hours for your body to get rid of both, best wi ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Less than 12 hrs: Likely from 6 to 12 hrs.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can cause : Sedation the nxt day (due to its long1/2-life). Can cause decreased alertness, diminished cognitive function, delirium, dry mouth, blurred vision, uri ... Read More

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