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Can you take diphenhydramine after a concussion

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
See below: Enough head impact to cause loss of consciousness, loss of memory, or a combination of both.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Yes: Yes, that is the maximum dose.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunita Kanumury
Allergy and Immunology 35 years experience
Yes: Yes they work in combination for upper respiratory allergies.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine 35 years experience
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
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
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 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Shaffer
Neurology 17 years experience
How much?: It depends on how much. Some people take it every night to sleep and are fine.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
Pulmonology 44 years experience
You can at your age: Yes you can take this combination but be careful cause of sleepiness and tired feeling with benadryl (diphenhydramine).
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
Allergy and Immunology 53 years experience
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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