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can i drink after taking zzzquil

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
You can drink water: Zzzquil contains diphenhydramine, the same antihistamine found in Benadryl and sominex. The combination of a drug that induces sleep & alcohol is call ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Only for a limited: period, read the labels and cautions, the least is that you would develop tolerance after sometime, you would need a higher dose dose to get the same ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
For short periods : Yes, but this isn't something meant to be taken every night for prolonged periods of time. If you are having that much difficulty sleeping, review th ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes but: Zzzquil can be taken for prolonged periods of times without any chance of chemical dependency, however if a patient needs to take a sleep aid every ni ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
No: Zzzquil does not contain alcohol, so the short answer is no. Zzzquil DOES contain diphenhydramine, which will make most people drowsy, allowing them ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You can drink water, your body needs it for proper hydration.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Should be...: If it is half the dose it should not cause major problems especially if you just had one drink and that time has elapsed. Please make sure you don't m ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Zzzquil: Some preparations of zzzquil contain alcohol. I would wait at least 8 hours before drinking alcohol and would certainly not drink any alcoholic bevera ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: If Zzzzquil is 10% alcohol then 30 ml has 3 cc of alcohol. An average beer is 12 ounces or 360 ml which is 4-6% alcohol which thus has about 20 cc of ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No drug effect: The zzzquil you took at 4am should not be a problem at 8pm. Drink responsibly and have a happy birthday
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Diphenhydramine: ZzzQuil is the brand name for diphenhydramine (Benadryl(. Get a bottle of liquid diphenhydramine to use instead. You can take half the adult dose o ... Read More
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