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can you take benadryl with pseudoephedrine

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: Psuedoephedrine is a sympathomimetic which may rev you up a bit. Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine (antiallergy) medication with some sedating prop ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Kimura
34 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Benadry is the brand name for diphenhydramine, an antihistamine. Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant. So definitely a different medication.
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Sudafed: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine (blocks the histamine receptor) and sudafed is a decongestant. Basically sudafed grabs a hold of the bl ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Sudafed is a decongestant and benedryl is an anti-histamine.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jodi Luchs
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
Yes: Yes. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) ins an antihistamine, and sudafed is a decongestant. There is no problem taking them together at their recommended dos ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sophie Duriez
31 years experience Psychiatry
No : All these medications are known to raise blood pressure. Check with your primary care physician what is the best treatment for you. Avoid self-medica ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
43 years experience Pulmonology
Nothing serious: Nothing serious iat 31 yrs age if there is no asthma or ulcer.Just dryness or fatigue can occur.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: It is okay to take flonase, sudafed and either zyrtec or benadryl, but benadryl and zyrtec should not be taken in the same day.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes you can: plain sudafed doesn't contain an antihistaminic, just a decongestant, but mind you if have elevated blood pressure be cautious with decongestants in g ... Read More
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Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Effect of weather?: Good afternoon, at this time, in most parts of usa, changes in temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure affects the changes in the blood vesse ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Allergy triggers: You might be a candidate for allergy desensitization shots. Are you able to avoid allergens? Make your bedroom as allergen free as possible. Here is a ... Read More

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