Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

diphenhydramine hci 25 mg sleep aid

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
17 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
It can: Each person responds differently to similar medications. Since Benadryl (diphenhydramine) causes drowsiness, it can have lingering effects into the ne ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
The : The answer dr. Johnson provided is correct. There are reports that with very high doses, Diphenhydramine has in rare cases, led to false positive dru ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience in Psychiatry
Melatonin: My first suggestion is to practice good sleep hygiene -- keep your sleep structured, use bed for sleep and intimacy only, avoid lying in bed long peri ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Melatonin can : Be very helpful. Passion flower, valerian ; chamomile are also used.
3
3 thanks
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
18 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Some options: i think the diphenhydramine is one of the more effective choices but other that may or may not work: melatonin valerian root http://www.psychologyto ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
43 years experience in Psychiatry
OTC sleep agents: Common OTC sleep aids include Chamomile tea, 5-HTP, Melatonin and Valerian Root. Sleep enhancing foods include warm milk, turkey, cherries, oatmeal, ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
The tablet is 25 mg: the tablet you buy over the counter is 25 mg so if you want to take two of them that will be 50 mg and it is OK to do that the only way to get 50 mg b ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Sleep aid: Melatonin is a possibility, but please discuss with his doctor first.
1
1 thank
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Drugs: You can, but Diphenhydramine or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can work both as a sleep aid and a decongestant.
1
1 thank
A member asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
???dose: the usual dose of this medication is 25-50 mg every 6 hours. 250 mg is an overdose and should be evaluated at the ER. Assuming you meant 25mg, then i ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month