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can i take benadryl with high blood pressure

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: You can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if you have hbp.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Pseudo ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is drug to avoid in hypertensives when trying to get relief from "head cold"
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) in HTN: Yes he can, but let his doctor know.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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All could be: If you look at the possible side effect profile for each of the drugs you mentioned, high blood pressure is listed as a possible side effect for each ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or it's generic equivalent should have no effect on blood pressure.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
22 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) by itself can be used with people with hypertension with caution on short period of time, if combined with decongestants, ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
None I can think: Of.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: There are lots of medications for hypertension. Your doctor can choose the best for you.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Many meds: But start with the dash diet: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/dash-diet/hi00047.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
See below: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/dash/.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
Different meds: After a trial of lifestyle changes (diet and exercise) there are many classes of anti hypertensives to use. Often first line is a diuretic which has p ... Read More
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