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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Mease
47 years experience Pediatrics
Combination Tx?: Yes, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and claritinare both antihistamine but different classes. They have different side effects with Benadryl (diphenhydra ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Kalm
17 years experience Pediatrics
Avoid decongestants: Pseudoephedrine (sudafed) can cause irritability and high blood pressure in children but doesn't seem to actually help with congestion until puberty. ... Read More
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Dr. Sathish Adigopula
19 years experience Pediatrics
NO: Benadryl/ Diphenhydramine is a medication used to decrease allergic reaction and not a medication for sleep. Sleep is a side effect if the medication. ... Read More
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A 8-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Possibly. If she has: fever & vomiting, a 1st-generation sedating antihistamine may make her look sicker than she is. Most important is hydration by a 1/2 ounce- an oun ... Read More

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