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Can benadryl cause hyper activity or nervousness

A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Yes: Flonase is likely more effective than Benadryl (diphenhydramine) which rarely can cause paradoxical effect (nervousness instead of the usually sedatio... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Gaston
General Practice 15 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen) won't help.: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is for pain and fever. It does not help with anxiety at all. So no need to take any. Try relaxation techniques: yoga, exercis... Read More
Dr. Joyce Pastore
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Anxiety: Get an evaluation promptly by a professional to find the cause of your symptoms. You should avoid self medicating if you have anxiety and panic attack... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Green
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 45 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Allergic reactions to Benadryl (diphenhydramine) are unusual but they do occur. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) does have side effects such as sedation or ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
Psychiatry 31 years experience
Many: Regular nervousness is not common and needs to be evaluated. Some medications used to treat bronco ecstasies can cause nervousness, and difficulty bre... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
NO: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) does not cause you to fail a drugs of abuse urinalysis.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Neurotransmitter imbalance is a main cause for anxiety and depression. Other causes can vary from thyroid to adrenal problems, MTHFR and genetic pre-d... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Well..it may cause..: For example: heartburn can be perceived as a possible heart attack and thus can cause the person to be nervous/anxious/scared, but this just means it ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 18 years experience
Rarely.: In people who have congenital LQTS, benadryl can cause heart arrythmias by making their underlying problem worse. In people with normal QT, very large... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Yes: Nervous itching is common. It is often associated with a skin condition called neurodermatitis. Seek help from a psychologist or a good dermatologist.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry 49 years experience
Six pack of beer?: Are considered alcohol abuse and u need to try to avoid that.

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