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can you take diphenhydramine after a concussion

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
See below: Enough head impact to cause loss of consciousness, loss of memory, or a combination of both.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
If otherwise healthy: Many people report their 'daily' non-sedating antihistamine in the am does not provide relief until next am. So, if no concerns for gu/heart/bp/med-co ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes, that is the maximum dose.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunita Kanumury
34 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Yes they work in combination for upper respiratory allergies.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience Travel Medicine
Rest: Rest your injured brain to allow it to heal. If you stress your brain with physical activity, too little sleep, or cognitive stress (schoolwork, readi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Combination isn't advisable, benadryl (diphenhydramine) may increase CNS depressive effects of virtussin, better see your doctor if the cough is reall ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Shaffer
16 years experience Neurology
How much?: It depends on how much. Some people take it every night to sleep and are fine.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nothing or...: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may make your drowsy, caffeine may keep you awake. So the results my be nothing, drowsiness, or stimulating depending on th ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
43 years experience Pulmonology
You can at your age: Yes you can take this combination but be careful cause of sleepiness and tired feeling with benadryl (diphenhydramine).
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
By mistake?: One dose nothing if awake drink lot water , better not drive, probabaly good sleep . Not a good idea, keep the bottle label ... Read More

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