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can you take benadryl after drinking alcohol
A 23-year-old female asked:
37 years experience Family Medicine
Better choices: Benadryl is sedating and adding that to alcohol magnifies the effect. The average rate of alcohol metabolism is 1 drink per hour, but many things eff ... Read More
A female asked:
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes it is safe: You didn't mention the size of your one alcohol drink or the type of alcohol (beer, wine, whiskey). Provided a standard size drink of 8-12 ounces, you ... Read More
A member asked:
57 years experience Endocrinology
Alcohol: Please define what a drink is.
You can prob take some benadryl but it may make you sleepy.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Depends: Alcohol elimination depends on various factors including concomitant food consumption, other comorbidities, etc. Diphenhydramine is another sedating d ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Be very careful: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) impairs your driving skills and so could alcohol. Both together is like adding one plus one and getting three. Cut back o ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
28 years experience Psychiatry
Risky: To mix a clearly contraindicated substance with alcohol (both causing CNS depression) is very risky. Not necessarily lethal each time you try, but to ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
51 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: In moderation. The Benadryl would be mostly gone by then.
A 22-year-old male asked:
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Alcohol interaction: 25 mg of benadryl is a small dose. May take alcohol after 6 hours.
A 25-year-old male asked:
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Should be OK.: The Benadryl (diphenhydramine) should be well out of your system by now. Just don't take anymore Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if you're going to be dri ... Read More
A male asked:
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
12 hrs at most: The drowsiness effect wears off within hours (duration varies among individuals) and thus you should be ok the day after.
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